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AAP - Webinar Preventing Abuse through Sentinel Injuries

When:
Monday, April 6, 2020, 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM
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Category:
Statewide Training Events
Registration is required

American Association of Pediatrics (AAP)


Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Regional Training Series
Education to Empower Providers to Recognize and Prevent Abusive Injuries and Risks
WEBINAR SESSION 1: Preventing Abuse through Sentinel Injuries
April 6 • 1:00 – 4:00 pm

 
Speaker: Jonathon Thackeray, MD, FAAP, Chief Medical Community Health Officer at Dayton Children’s Hospital 
Details: Nearly 1 in 3 abused children has been seen previously by a medical provider with an injury that was not recognized as abuse. These injuries, known as “sentinel injuries”, are often minor – an isolated bruise or a small lesion to the mouth, for example. Because they often appear so seemingly minor, however, these sentinel injuries may not be recognized as abuse. In one afternoon, experts will provide evidence-based education and resources to improve your ability to recognize and prevent further injuries. 

For more information: Contact osimon@ohioaap.org or 614/846/6258.