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Injury Prevention for Children and Teens: Module 2 - Introduction to Child & Adolescent Injury

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Step Status
Release Date: Sat, 1/1/22
Termination Date: Sun, 3/31/24
Credits: 6.5

Link to EdX Course Material


Andrew Hashikawa, M.D.


Phoebe Kulik, MPH, CHES

Nadine Ibrahim


Lisa Buckley, PhD

Marc A Zimmerman, PhD

Roshanak Mehdipanah, PhD

Activity Coordinator(s)

Beth Costello, MBA

Jessica Roche

Disclosure: There are no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity.

Educational Objectives: At the end of this activity, participant should be able to:
  1. Define injury and related concepts,
  2. Recognize health inequities and social determinants of health and consider these factors in providing care.
  3. Appreciate the magnitude and burden of child and adolescent injury and allocate proportionate time to its prevention when providing care.
  4. Utilize factors that promote injury prevention.
  5. Assess and improve a program focused on enhancing promotive factors.
  6. Utilize common behavioral change theories to help patients prevent injuries.
Target Audience: This activity is appropriate for Administrators, House Officers, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Other Healthcare Professionals, Physician Assistants, Physicians, Social Workers, Technicians in the fields of Adolescent Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, Other Healthcare Professions, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatrics, Primary Care, Social Work, Surgery, Trauma Surgery.
Accreditation and Credit Designation:

Original Release Date: April 2021
Termination Date: March 2024

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Michigan Medical School and University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center. The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Additional Info:

Bibliographic Resources

  • The Role of Behavioral Science Theory in Development and Implementation of Public Health Interventions
  • Theories of Behaviour and Behaviour Change Across the Social and Behavioral Sciences: A Scoping Review
  • Pediatricians and Public Health: Optimizing the Health and Well-Being of the Nation's Children
  • CDC - Preventing Child Maltreatment
  • Using the Public Health Model to Address Unintentional Injuries and TBI: A Perspective from the CDC

Credits available:

ABP MOC Part II: 6.50
AMA PRA Category 1: 6.50
Participation: 6.50