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Shaken Baby Syndrome: A Guide for Health Departments

Course #: 09-717

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CE Credit Hours: 2.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Course Description

CEU Course Description

Shaken baby syndrome (SBS) is one of the leading cause of child abuse deaths in the United States. Nearly all victims of SBS suffer serious health consequences and at least one out of every four babies who are violently shaken dies from SBS. Understanding how to recognize injuries from SBS as well as how to implement preventive measures can save lives. This CEU reviews SBS signs and symptoms, risk factors and potential outcomes, while outlining preventive strategies to reduce incidents of SBS and related mortality rates.

 CEU Course Objectives

  1. Identify SBS signs and symptoms, risk factors and potential outcomes.
  2. Explore SBS prevention programs.
  3. Review effective messaging, strategies and methods to build partnerships in order to prevent SBS. 

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