Pilot of an Asynchronous Web-Based Video Curriculum to Improve Firearm Safety Counseling by Pediatric Residents

Acad Pediatr. 2020 May-Jun;20(4):565-568. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2019.11.010. Epub 2019 Nov 26.


Pediatric residents report lack of confidence in providing firearm safety anticipatory guidance. A self-paced online curriculum, including video demonstration of firearms, safe storage options, and counseling methods for families improved resident self-efficacy, confidence, and knowledge surrounding firearm injury prevention counseling.

Keywords: firearm; gun; injury prevention; resident education; video learning.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Counseling
  • Curriculum
  • Firearms*
  • Humans
  • Internet
  • Safety
  • Wounds, Gunshot* / prevention & control