This course is approved by the North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education.
I. Section 1: Introduction
A. Course Contributor
B. About This Course
C. Learning Objectives
II. Section 2: Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS)
A. Mrs. Petrov’s Frustration
B. What is Shaken Baby Syndrome?
C. How Does SBS Occur?
D. Why Does SBS Occur?
E. How Common is SBS?
F. A Conversation with Mrs. Petrov
G. Section Summary
III. Section 3: Effects of SBS on Infants and Toddlers
A. The Infant/Toddler Brain
B. What Can Happen to a Child That Has Been Shaken?
C. Signs and Symptoms of SBS
D. Diagnosing SBS
E. What Signs of SBS Did Mrs. Petrov’s Grandson Show?
F. Section Summary
IV. Section 4: Working with Children and Families Affected by SBS
A. Teaching about Prevention
B. The Five S’s
C. Family Support
D. Prevention Works
E. What’s Next for Mrs. Petrov and Her Family?
F. Section Summary
V. Section 5: Conclusion
Ms. Crafton has more than ten years of experience working with children and adolescents with mental illness. Ms. Crafton is currently the Director of Adolescent Services for the Mental Health Association of New York City. Disclosure: Michelle Angulo Crafton, LMSW has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Instructor: Sherry Bryan, MSN, CPNP-PC
Sherry has been a Pediatric Nurse for 26 years and a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for 18 years. She has worked in tertiary care hospitals, pediatric home health, college health, and pediatric outpatient clinical settings during these years. She is certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society. She has worked with all ages of children during her career. Disclosure: Sherry Bryan, MSN, CPNP-PC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.