Accidental injury is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children. Many injuries can be prevented by education-based interventions delivered by health professionals. Occupational therapists have the training and skill set to address this serious problem by increasing awareness through education in the community context. This module describes the prevalence and common causes of unintentional injury and the role of occupational therapy in injury prevention.
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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#0000003334. This Distance Learning-Independent is offered at 0.1000 CEUs Intermediate,Occupational Therapy Service Delivery.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Prevalent Injuries in Children
Incidence and Burden
Section 3: Risk Factors for Childhood Accidental Injury
Section 4: Barriers, Prevention, and Interventions
Barriers to Injury Prevention
Prevention Practices for Healthcare Professionals
Prevention of Risk: Micro Level
OT Role in Caregiver Training
Prevention of Risk: Meso Level
Prevention of Risk: Macro Level
Section 6: Conclusion
Donna completed her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from East Carolina University in December 1990. She has extensive pediatric experience in both school- based, outpatient clinic, preschool, daycare, home health, and teletherapy settings throughout the course of her career. Significant knowledge and expertise in treating developmental delays, autism, cerebral palsy, and congenital abnormalities with children in various settings from infancy to high school age level have been her primary focus. Disclosure: Donna Greene, B.S. OTR/L has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Expert Reviewer: Laurel Koss, MS, OTR/L
Laurel Koss MS, OTR/L, attended the University of Pittsburgh and completed her Occupational Therapy degree from Duquesne University. With over 21 years in clinical occupational therapy settings, Laurel has experience in skilled nursing facilities, outpatient orthopedic and neurology, long term care, rehab, and acute care. She also has extensive training and experience in upper extremity amputee care, orthotics and prosthetics, and research and development. Laurel has been an adjunct professor for Saint Petersburg College and Nova Southeastern University, Tampa campus and is currently the lead occupational therapy writer for the Rehab team with Relias. Disclosure: Laurel Koss, MS, OTR/L has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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