$26.00

i 1.50 Hours

Course Overview

Pediatric abusive head trauma, or shaken baby syndrome, is a severe form of child abuse that most often involves infants. The term “shaken baby syndrome” has been used for decades to describe abusive head trauma inflicted on infants and young children, but AHT is now the preferred terminology. Shaking an infant can cause neurological injury, but blunt impact, or a combination of shaking and blunt impact, can also cause injury, hence the term AHT. This course explains risk factors, clinical presentation, and physician findings of AHT. It also provides prevention strategies.

About the Course Author

Valerie Probstfeld, MSN, RN, FNP­BC, a family nurse practitioner, is adjunct faculty at Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas. Valerie Probstfeld, MSN, RN, FNP-BC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Certificates provided by accrediting body (3 Match)

  • Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education

    1.50HOURS

    This CE activity is accredited for 1.5 Basic CEH by OnCourse Learning, a Relias LLC company, an organization accredited by Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).

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    I understand that OnCourse Learning, a Relias LLC company, as a requirement of CAPCE accreditation will submit a record of my course completions to the CAPCE AMS. I further understand that my course completion records may be accessed by or shared with such regulators as state EMS offices, training officers, and NREMT on a password-protected need-to-know basis. In addition, I understand that I may review my record of CAPCE-accredited course completions by contacting CAPCE.
  • Florida Board of Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

    1.50HOURS

    Florida Board of Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics (Provider # 50-290).
  • Tennessee Department of Health: Emergency Medical Services

    1.50HOURS

    Tennessee Department of Health: Emergency Medical Services CEBroker Provider # 50-290


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-19-GANN-F3-0056
  • Hours:

    1.50
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2020-09-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2022-01-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe how healthcare providers as a team can educate families, the public, and other healthcare professionals about pediatric abusive head trauma to help reduce the incidence, morbidity, and mortality; Discuss the mechanism of injury of pediatric abusive head trauma and the diagnostic workup and prognosis; Identify the risk factors, clinical presentation, and physical findings of pediatric abusive head trauma in children
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction 

    Section 2: History

    Section 3: Mechanism of Injury

    Section 4: Incidence

    Section 5: Risk Factors

    Section 6: Risk Factors

    Section 7: Clinical Presentation

    - Symptoms of abusive head trauma 

    Section 8: Physical Findings

    - Physical findings of abusive head traumas

    Section 9: Evaluation

    - Workup for Abusive head traumas

    Section 10: Prognosis/ Outcome

    Section 11: Public Health Issue

    Section 12: Prevention
     

  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Entry level Speech and Language Pathologists; Entry, Entry level Emergency Medical Personnel; Intermediate level Occupational Therapists; Intermediate, Intermediate level Social Workers; Nurses; Physical Therapists; Physicians; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

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  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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