Policies, Procedures, Protocols

Any resources indicated with an asterisk (*) are pulled from the 2012 Toolkit and currently being updated (if needed). Check back frequently for updated content.

Illness and Injury Triage

Pediatric Patient Assessment and Reassessment

Documentation of Vital Signs

Immunization Assessment

AAP Related Statements:

ENA Related Statements:

Revised in 2020 by:

  • Joyce Li, MD, MPH
  • Katherine Mandeville, MD, MS

Sedation and Analgesia


Social and Behavioral Health Issues

AAP Related Statements:

ENA Related Statements:

Currently under revision by:

  • Thomas Chun, MD, MPH
  • Susan Duffy, MD MPH
  • Lorah Ludwig, MA

Physical or Chemical Restraint of Patients

Child Maltreatment

Death of the Child in the ED

Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Orders

Family/Guardian Presence (family-centered care)

Communication with Primary Care Provider

Medical Imaging

Children with Special Healthcare Needs (CSHCN)

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Section in creation by:

  • Marie Y Mann, MD, MPH, FAAP

Telehealth and Telecommunications