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Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma CE for Kentucky Nurses: Prevent and Report Shaken Baby Syndrome
Course Description
MANDATORY KENTUCKY NURSING CEU. Fulfills the requirement for 1.5 hours of continuing education on recognizing and preventing PAHT (pediatric abusive head trauma) for nurses. Covers risk factors, assessment and diagnosis, prevention strategies, and KY standards for reporting child abuse and neglect.
Learning Outcome and Objectives
1) Define “pediatric abusive head trauma.”

2) Identify 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) Discuss resources for prevention of pediatric AHT.

6) Summarize Kentucky reporting requirements for suspected child abuse and neglect.
Nursing

 
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.

Course Availability: Expires March 1, 2022. You must score 70% or better on the test and complete the course evaluation to earn a certificate of completion for this CE activity. Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., provides educational activities that are free from bias. The information provided in this course is to be used for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare.

Authors
Dana M. Cox, MA, BSN, RN, CIMI

Dana Cox has been an RN for over 35 years. She has worked as a nurse in prehospital, emergency, critical care, and pediatrics. Dana is a credentialed ECSE (early childhood special education) teacher in California. She has provided early intervention services to infants and toddlers with special needs, including survivors of pediatric abusive head trauma, and works in early childhood professional development, offering training, coaching, and technical assistance services. Dana has carried multiple certifications, including Certified Emergency Nurse and Critical Care Registered Nurse. She is endorsed in California as an Infant/Family Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist/Reflective Practice Facilitator.
Accreditation & Approval Information
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 1.50 Contact Hours. CE Broker Approval Number 50-2174. Florida nursing licensees must retain this certificate for at least 4 years. Do not forward to Florida Board of Nursing.
Copyright
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Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 06/01/2022
Cost: $15.00
Credit Offered:
1.5 ANCC Credits
 
 
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