National Child Abuse Awareness Month With Dr. Lauren Burge, Child Abuse Pediatrician & Dr. Andrea Sebastian, Child Abuse Nurse Practitioner: Part 1 – Abusive Head Trauma
This podcast episode aired during National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Dr. Lisa Beasley, host of the That's Healthful podcast, facilitates a discussion with Dr. Lauren Burge, Child Abuse Pediatrician at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN, and Dr. Andrea Sebastian, Child Abuse Nurse Practitioner at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital about Abusive Head Trauma (AHT). Drs. Burge and Sebastian provide an overview on AHT and potential triggers for this behavior and how this diagnosis can be frequently missed by providers. Drs. Burge and Sebastian discuss tips for coping with a crying baby and the stress that brings to parents.
Advanced Practice Nurses, Physicians, Registered Nurses, Law Enforcement, Attorneys, Patient Advocates, other Community Partners
Learn which age groups are at the greatest risk for AHT and why. Drs. Burge and Sebastian discuss the things that trigger this behavior, how the diagnosis can be missed by providers, and the controversy playing out in the court system with this traumatic injury. This discussion also provides tips for coping with a crying baby and the stress that brings to parents. Providers can assist parents to deal with this frustration by educating them on options for coping.
NCPD Credit Designation: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis designates this live activity for .50 hours NCPD credits. No partial credit will be awarded. To receive full contact credits, you must listen to at least 80% of the program, and complete and submit the evaluation at the conclusion of the episode.
The University of TN Health Science Center College of Nursing, Memphis is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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