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Unintentional Injury Prevention in the Pediatric Population – Risk Identification and Education

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According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), unintentional injury is the number one cause of death in children living in the United States. Most unintentional injuries are preventable (CDC, vital signs). Injury prevention education is one way to decrease this unnecessary cause of death.

This teaching strategy focuses on knowledge of and education for preventable unintentional injuries. Students will test their knowledge by competing in a Jeopardy-style game. They will identify the type of injury for which a specific child may be at risk and develop a teaching plan for children and families.

Unintentional Injury Prevention in the Pediatric Population - Risk Identification and Education