Updated: Jul 15, 2019
Welcome to the training on Preventing Unintentional Injury provided by Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).
CREDIT HOURS: 1.00 CE
The goal of this module is to equip Texas Health Steps providers and others to identify risk factors for unintentional injury from birth through 20 years, provide age-appropriate anticipatory guidance, and apply state law and best practices to prevent unintentional injury and death.
Texas Health Steps providers and other interested health-care professionals.
Specific Learning Objectives
After completing the activities of this module, you will be able to:
Summarize the leading causes of unintentional injury and death in infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence.Specify risk factors for unintentional injuries and effective risk-reduction strategies at various ages and stages of development.Integrate into routine clinical practice age-appropriate anticipatory guidance to prevent unintentional injury.Interpret Texas safety laws that prevent childhood injury and death.
Note: The term “parents” in this module also implies caregivers and guardians. The term “childhood” refers to children from birth through 18 years.
Please note this module expires on 2/2/2021.