Shaken Baby Syndrome - Intervention Strategies

$3.00 | CEU Hours:1.00 | Beginning


CEU Course Description

Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) is often seen as a crime, but it is also a preventable public health problem.  This CEU course provides steps to implement evidence-based intervention strategies, to integrate specific education messages into existing programs, and to engage in activities that impact policy development that are effective in preventing SBS.

Author:  Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome: A Guide for Health Departments and Community-Based Organizations.  (2013, July).  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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CEU Course Objectives

1.  Explain three potential results of SBS.

2.  Analyze three factors that increase an infant’s risk of being shaken.

3.  Differentiate four common SBS prevention strategies.

4.  Identify the age at which babies cry the most.


CEU Outline with Main Points

1.  The Facts: What You Need to Know About Shaken Baby Syndrome

a.  Focusing on Prevention

b.  Understanding the Consequences

c.  Learning What to Look For

2.  Getting Started: Working Towards Success

a.  Building a Framework for Prevention

b.  Learning About and from Existing Programs

3.  Getting the Message Out: The Right Message, Right Person, Right Time

a.  Creating Effective Messages

b.  Working with the Media

4.  Strength in Numbers: Building Partnerships to Prevent SBS

a.  Collaborating with Other Organizations and the Business Community

b.  Initiating Partnerships

c.  Working Together: Roles of Health Departments and Community-Based Organizations

d.  Identifying Potential Partners

5.  Taking Public Health Solutions to the Next Level: Impacting Policy

a.  Policy is an Effective Public Health Intervention

b.  Your Agency / Organization's Role in Impacting Policy



Date Added: 2017-12-28

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