The pediatric head trauma continuing education course is designed to provide social workers with information about pediatric abusive head trauma and to meet the Kentucky requirement for re-licensure of social workers. (Note: The term “shaken baby syndrome” will also be used; it is widely used in the literature and is a recognized term although shaking alone may not account for all injuries.) After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Discuss the background and history of pediatric head trauma
- Identify the risk factors, clinical presentation, and physical findings of pediatric abusive head trauma in children
- Describe how social workers can educate families, the public, and work with other healthcare professionals about pediatric abusive head trauma and help reduce the incidence, morbidity, and mortality of children
This is 1.5 hour course approved by the KY Board of Social Work under sponsor number KSWB SP2020037. The course is self-study and passing quiz is required.