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Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma
     

Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma

by CME Resource
 
The purpose of this course is to provide healthcare providers with the information necessary to quickly and accurately identify pediatric abusive head trauma and to intervene in cases of abuse, which should decrease the morbidity and mortality experienced by the victims. In addition, members of the public may use this course to enhance their personal knowledge of the

Overview

The purpose of this course is to provide healthcare providers with the information necessary to quickly and accurately identify pediatric abusive head trauma and to intervene in cases of abuse, which should decrease the morbidity and mortality experienced by the victims. In addition, members of the public may use this course to enhance their personal knowledge of the subject matter presented.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

1. Outline the history and epidemiology of pediatric abusive head trauma.
2. Describe mechanisms and clinical presentations of pediatric head injuries resulting from abuse.
3. Identify and treat various types of head trauma that may present in pediatric victims of abuse.
4. Recognize signs and symptoms necessary to diagnose abuse in infants and children, and discuss the process of reporting abuse.
5. Analyze approaches to preventing pediatric abusive head trauma.

This 2-hour continuing education course is available for download for professional development; if continuing education credit is desired, please see instructions included in eBook.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940149746118
Publisher:
CME Resource/NetCE
Publication date:
06/01/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
229 KB

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