Hear from experts working to reduce firearm injury
Virtual Train the Trainer Workshop on Clinical Firearm Injury Prevention- 4.25 CE Credits Available
Register today for this 10/25/2023 event! In this training, you will learn how to assess when a patient is at risk of firearm injury, how to have respectful and culturally appropriate conversations about their access to guns, and ways you can intervene to reduce that risk. You’ll also learn how to incorporate these skills into your clinical supervision and classroom teaching!External Resource
UC Davis Health Wraparound Program
Hospital-based violence intervention program that extends care of violently injured youth and young adults beyond the hospital to support long-term healing and recovery while also helping patients find hope and purpose.
Student Guide (PDF): Pallin et al. (2019)resource
Instructor Guide (PDF): Pallin et al. (2019)resource
Student Guide (Word): Pallin et al. (2019)resource
Instructor Guide (Word): Pallin et al. (2019)External Resource
EM Pulse Podcast: BulletPoints Project Series Part 4-Act
In episode four of the EM Pulse Podcast, Dr. Barnhorst and the hosts discuss Act, the third component of the BulletPoints 3A's Framework. Dr. Barnhorst explains what physicians can do to help mitigate risk, including temporary transfer of firearms, psychiatric holds when appropriate, and “red flag” laws that allow for emergent removal of firearms in extremely high risk situations.
Worried about a Veteran (WAV)
Are you worried about a veteran? When a loved one struggles, it's hard to know how to help. WAV is here to help with resources to start direct conversations, reduce access to lethal means, and reach support.
Mental Illness & Violence Fact Sheet
Have questions about the relationship between mental illness and violence? Check out this fact sheet for answers to help you prevent firearm injury and death in your patients.External Resource
EM Pulse Podcast: BulletPoints Project Series Part 3-Assess
In episode three of the EM Pulse Podcast, Dr. Barnhorst and the hosts delve into Assess, the second component of the BulletPoints 3A's Framework. This step helps clinicians determine whether it’s clinically relevant to ask patients about access to firearms, and, if such a discussion is indicated, how to ask about access and then gauge willingness to work together on reducing risk.
Start Your Recovery
Start Your Recovery is a resource for individuals who may be struggling with substance use disorder. Developed by experts from leading nonprofit, academic, and government institution, this resource offers professionals the opportunity to hear stories from people with similar experiences, discover the answers they need for recognizing and dealing with substance use disorder, and locate support.
EM Pulse Podcast: BulletPoints Project Series Part 2-Approach
In episode two of the EM Pulse Podcast, Dr. Barnhorst and the hosts discuss the Approach, the first component of the BulletPoints 3A's Framework for counseling about firearm injury prevention. Conversations with patients are more effective when clinicians use an informed, culturally-appropriate, respectful approach rooted in harm reduction.