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Goals and Learning Outcomes

Children less than 9 years of age suffer the highest incidence of injuries from dog bites, with children under the age of 6 years making up 50% of dog bite cases (Patterson et al., 2022). In addition to being at the highest risk of sustaining a bite, children are also most likely to suffer severe injuries from a dog bite attack. The goal of this course is to update nurses in acute care settings about dog bite injuries in children and the management of these injuries.

 

 


After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify etiology, risk factors, and strategies for prevention of dog bites in children.
  • Recall medical management and nursing interventions for dog bite injuries in children.

Course Termination Date: Not yet determined

Content Expiration Date: 12/31/26

Course Originally Released On: 03/01/23

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Accreditation Information

NURSES

In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP#13791

Disclaimer: Not all courses will provide California Board of Registered Nursing approval. Per California Assembly Bill No. 241, continuing education courses related to direct patient care shall address at least one or a combination of the following:(1) Examples of how implicit bias affects perceptions and treatment decisions of licensees, leading to disparities in health outcomes; or (2) Strategies to address how unintended biases in decision-making may contribute to health care disparities by shaping behavior and producing differences in medical treatment along lines of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, or other characteristics.

 

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Relias LLC reports to CEBroker for the following boards (Provider # 50-1489): Arkansas State Board Of Nursing, District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing, Florida Board Of Nursing, Georgia Board Of Nursing, New Mexico Board Of Nursing, South Carolina Board Of Nursing and  West Virginia Board Of Examiners For Registered Professional Nurses

 

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Disclosures

None of the planners/faculty, unless otherwise noted, for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.