UC Davis offers free online course to help health care providers reduce gun violence

The BulletPoints Project at UC Davis Health has launched a free online course to help health care providers and others reduce gun violence. The hour-long training teaches clinicians how to identify at-risk patients and how to intervene according to the type and level of risk of firearm violence. Health care providers who complete the course can receive one hour of Continuing Medical Education (CME) through the California Medical Association or Continuing Education (CE) credits through the American Psychological Association.

Firearm Purchaser Licensing Laws Linked To Fewer Fatal Mass Shootings

Firearm purchaser licensing laws that require an in-person application or fingerprinting are associated with an estimated 56 percent fewer fatal mass shootings in states that have them, according to a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.