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Abusive Head Trauma: A New Name for Shaken Baby Syndrome

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Course Description

Abusive head trauma, formerly known as Shaken Baby Syndrome, is abuse to the head as a result of violent injury. This nursing continuing education course gives healthcare professionals an overview of the predisposing factors, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of abusive head trauma, and outlines methods to assist the healthcare professional in recognizing and preventing this type of abuse.
This course meets the Kentucky pediatric abusive head trauma requirement. RN.com is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

The passing grade is 75%