Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma: Child Abuse Prevention: Shaken Baby Syndrome

$23.99

Recognize and prevent pediatric abusive head trauma (AHT), including shaken baby syndrome. Child abuse prevention CEU course covers definitions and terminology, risk factors, presentation, assessment, diagnosis, intervention and prevention strategies, and reporting.

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Course Objectives

  1. Define “pediatric abusive head trauma.”
  2. Recognize the risk factors for head injuries resulting from abuse.
  3. Describe the mechanisms of injury, clinical presentation, history gathering, physical assessment, and diagnosis of pediatric AHT.
  4. Distinguish between accidental and abusive head trauma in the pediatric population.
  5. Identify immediate and long-term treatments and interventions for children presenting with pediatric AHT.
  6. Discuss resources for prevention of pediatric AHT.
  7. Summarize reporting requirements for suspected child abuse and neglect.

Accreditation/Approval Information

Nursing

Recognition and prevention of pediatric AHT. Definition and terminology, risk factors, presentation, assessment, and diagnosis; intervention and prevention strategies; reporting.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.

Paramedic/EMT

Recognition and prevention of pediatric AHT. Definition and terminology, risk factors, presentation, assessment, and diagnosis; intervention and prevention strategies; reporting.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education is an approved provider for paramedic and EMT continuing education in California by the Coastal Valleys EMS Agency: CE Provider #49-0057.

Occupational Therapy

Recognition and prevention of pediatric AHT. Definition and terminology, risk factors, presentation, assessment, and diagnosis; intervention and prevention strategies; reporting.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is an approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Provider #3313. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Courses offered by AOTA approved providers are accepted by the NBCOT Certification Renewal program.

Physical Therapy

Recognition and prevention of pediatric AHT. Definition and terminology, risk factors, presentation, assessment, and diagnosis; intervention and prevention strategies; reporting.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is a Continuing Competency Approval Agency recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California.
  • Approval of physical therapy continuing education credit varies by state. Confirm approval with your state’s licensing agency before you take the course for CE credit. See Physical Therapy CE Approval for more information.

Course Information

Contact Hours: 3.00

Course Availability: Expires 2025-03-17

KENTUCKY NURSES: Take the Kentucky version of this course.

How It Works

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Take the online course at your convenience.

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Fully complete the course to access your certificate.

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