Drowning is the leading cause of death due to injury in children between the ages of one and four in the United States (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2019). It is estimated that five times that many children are treated for non-fatal drowning submersion incidents (CDC, 2016). Non-fatal drowning is a cause of significant neurological morbidity in children. Hospital treatment that includes an interprofessional approach to the treatment and rehabilitation of patients with anoxic brain injury from non-fatal drowning has been shown to reduce medical complications, mortality, lengths of hospital stay, and healthcare costs (Goldsberry, 2018).
The goal of this course is to provide healthcare professionals in with an overview of team-based care for the young child who has experienced a near-drowning accident.
Julie Stefanski, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CDCES, FAND is a SME Writer focused on topics related to food, nutrition & dietetics for Relias. She is a registered dietitian nutritionist and has been a certified diabetes educator since 2003. Ms. Stefanski earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics and a master's degree in Adult Education with a special focus on distance learning. She was an adjunct instructor in the Stabler Department of Nursing at York College of Pennsylvania for 13 years. Stefanski is the owner of Stefanski Nutrition Services where she specializes in pediatric nutrition, diabetes, gastrointestinal issues and sports nutrition. Stefanski serves as national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.
Carrie Furberg, BSN, RN, CRN, has over ten years' experience in radiology nursing, in vascular and interventional radiology as well as all imaging modalities. She is a Certified Radiology Nurse with clinical expertise in procedural sedation, cardiac CT, and radiation safety, and has prior experience in critical care, cardiac stepdown, and emergency care. She is a member of the Association for Radiologic and Imaging Nursing (ARIN) and RAD-AID International.
Certificates provided by accrediting body (22 Match)
American Nurses Credentialing Center
In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
California Board of Registered Nursing
District of Columbia Board of Nursing
District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
Florida Board of Nursing
Florida Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
American Occupational Therapy Association
Relias LLC is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
Course approval ID# APP#0000000745. This Distance Learning-Independent is offered at 0.1 CEUs Introductory,Foundational Knowledge.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
0.10 ASHA CEUs
Commission on Dietetic Registration
As a Jointly Accredited organization, Relias LLC is accredited to offer dietetic continuing education by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). The CDR is an associate member of Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education.
Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Kansas Health Department of Aging and Disability Services (Speech)
Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition
Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy
Georgia Board of Nursing
Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
South Carolina Board of Nursing
South Carolina Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing
West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
New Mexico Board of Nursing
New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Arkansas State Board of Nursing
Arkansas State Board Of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners
Arizona Board Of Occupational Therapy Examiners (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy
Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
South Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy
South Carolina Board Of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Louisiana State Board Medical Examiners- Occupational Therapy
Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners - Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Mississippi State Department of Health- Occupational Therapy
Mississippi State Department of Health- Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy
Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
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