Clinical tools for preventing firearm injury
Welcome to the BulletPoints website, a resource for clinicians and medical educators who are committed to firearm injury prevention.
The BulletPoints Project gives clinicians the knowledge and tools they need to reduce the risk of firearm injury and death in their patients.
Get started by exploring clinical scenarios in which firearms may increase risk, available interventions to reduce risk, and strategies for talking with at-risk patients.
Preventing Firearm Injury: What Clinicians Can Do
This free 60-minute course focuses on areas where clinicians can help reduce the risk of firearm-related injury and death in their patients. Learners can earn one Continuing Education credit from the California Medical Association or the American Psychological Association.
Firearm owners in the United States are a diverse group of people and the demographics of ownership are changing
Audio and Video Library
Informational videos, presentations, podcasts, and conversations with experts in firearm injury prevention
Firearm injury happens in many forms: self-harm, intimate partner violence, unintentional injury, and more. Click to learn about clinical scenarios in which firearms pose an additional risk.
When someone has access to guns and is at increased risk for harm to self or someone else, clinicians can help reduce that risk. Click to learn about potential interventions, which vary from patient to patient.
How to Counsel
Risk-based, informed conversations about firearms can reduce the likelihood of gun injury. Click to learn evidence-based, expert-recommended methods for talking with patients about risk of gun injury and risk reduction strategies.