4041.0 ICEHS Special Session: Water-Related Injuries

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 8:30 AM
This session highlights the theme of this year’s APHA, and focus on water-related injuries. This Special Session will feature research describing injury deaths due to drowning and flash floods; and the risk and distribution nonfatal swimming-related injuries seen in the emergency department. Participants will also learn about how to prevent these water-related injuries, especially related to drowning.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe the epidemiology of fatal and nonfatal water-related injuries. 2. Explain regional differences in the determinants and distribution of drowning-related deaths. 3. Identify awareness of and efforts to prevent water-related injury deaths.
Sara B. Newman, DrPH, MCP

9:15 AM
9:30 AM

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Organized by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)