Kentucky - Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma Update
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about “shaken baby syndrome” (SBS) – also known as pediatric abusive head trauma.

Course Publication Date: September 17, 2021

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Pediatric Medicine
Learning Objectives
  • Identify five characteristic injuries or conditions caused by pediatric abusive head trauma.

  • List two risk factors that might cause shaken baby syndrome.

  • Discuss child maltreatment prevention.

  • Discuss the Glasgow Coma Scale parameters.

  • Name six of the possible pediatric abusive head trauma injuries.

  • List the four common types of abuse.

  • Discuss the statistics of shaken baby syndrome.

  • Discuss the history of shaken baby syndrome.

  • Describe the clinical presentation of a pediatric head trauma patient.


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