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
- Supplementary Information
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 Virtual 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, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.
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.