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Community Education

One of the ways in which your EMS agency can have the most impact in your community is by educating the public about illness and injury prevention. Below is a listing of resources to help you develop local prevention programs in your community.



CategoryTitleDescription
Community PreparednessNational Center for Disaster Medicine & Public HealthBleeding control education and resources; Stop the Bleed Campaign
Community PreparednessFEMA's 'Scary Simple' Video Campaign ‘Scary Simple’ is campaigning to educate Americans how to prepare for and respond to emergencies. We strive to empower families to develop a plan to communicate in the case of a disaster.
Community PreparednessPrepping A Go Bag With Supplies In Case Of An EmergencyCommunity preparedness video from "It’s Scary Simple" | FEMA
Pool Safety/Drowning PreventionWater Related InjuriesInformation from the CDC about water related injuries
Pool Safety/Drowning PreventionPool Safety CouncilAn organization dedicated to the prevention of child drowning nationwide
Pool Safety/Drowning PreventionPool SafelyA National public education campaign that works with partners around the country to reduce child drownings and entrapments in swimming pools and spas.
Babysitter EducationSafeSitter Babysitting & Child Care TrainingLearn how to be a safe sitter.
Babysitter EducationRedCross Babysitting & Child Care TrainingLearn how to be a safe, professional and reliable sitter.
Elderly SafetyTop Tips for Senior Fall PreventionAn article about senior fall prevention and awareness from "A Place for Mom".
Elderly SafetySenior ResourceThe "E-cyclopedia" of Senior options and information
Elderly SafetyAdministration on Aging, US Department of Health and Human ServicesAdministration for Community Living
Injury PreventionInjury and Violence PreventionResources for injury and violence prevention from National Conference of State Legislatures
Injury PreventionInjury Center, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionResources for injury prevention from the CDC
Injury PreventionExertional Heat Illness ProjectThis project is a collaborative effort by several stakeholders from within the state of Arkansas and beyond to address the issue of Exertional heat Illness. Provides resources to help prevent injuries related to exertional overheating.
Injury PreventionChild Ready Home Safety ToolThis visual & interactive tool will educate parents & caregivers to identify common hazards at home & provide safety tips & information to prevent childhood injuries in the home.
Injury PreventionSafe Sleep InitiativesThis video will provide an overview of the safe sleep intiative and what can be done by first responders to help prevent infant sleep-related deaths.
CPR & PAD ProgramsOn-Site CPR-AED ProgramsInformation on Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundations on-site programs
CPR & PAD ProgramsPAD OverviewAmerican Heart Association's Q&A of their AED Programs
CPR & PAD ProgramsUniversity of Washington, School of MedicineLearn CPR with illustrated guides, video demonstrations and fact sheets from University of Washington
CPR & PAD ProgramsAmerican Heart AssociationLearn about and find AHA programs near you