Child Accident Prevention
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Unintentional childhood injury results in over 2 million visits to Accident and Emergency; over half of these injuries occur in the home. This module aims to raise parents’ and carers’ understanding
of Child Accident Prevention. Statistical data will highlight the high risk of unintentional child accidents. The course will look at access to supplementary guidance, look at risk factors,
preventative measures and treatments after accidents.
This module will allow you to:
Develop knowledge and skills relating to the prevention of unintentional childhood injury when working with families
Understand the significance of unintentional childhood injuries
Link in to other media providing supplementary guidance
Examine different aspects of child safety
Focus on prevention
Welcome and Learning Objectives
What is the Risk and Risk Factors
Inequality of Risk and Reducing Risk
Prevention and Consequences
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On completion of this course you will be able to download a College certificate.
Approximately 1 - 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.
This module is designed for practitioners, parents and carers to raise awareness of risk and vulnerability of children in their care.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.