3179.0 Interesting Topics in Injury Prevention and Control Posters

Monday, November 9, 2009: 12:30 PM
The purpose of this poster session is to learn about research covering interesting topics in injury prevention and control. Topics covered include exploring geographic differences in firearm-related injuries, risk for infant death, alcohol use on college campuses, workplace injuries, fire safety education, and drowning in children. Participants of this session will learn about the distribution and determinants of these injuries, as well as some promising prevention programs and policies to reduce their risk.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify two databases used to measure risk factors and the burden of occupational injury. 2. Explain the magnitude and important of alcohol in injury-related emergency visits among college students. 3. Describe at least two promising interventions to reduce the risk of unintentional injury.

Board 1
Gun-shot injuries in Nebraska: Urban and rural differences
Lina Lander, ScD, Ming Qu, PhD, Xiaojuan Mi and Robert Muelleman, MD
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A pilot study to evaluate the effectiveness of two different structured educational programs to increase Emergency Department staff knowledge of prehospital staff and capabilities
Kristin Lauria Gurley, MS, MPH, Alison Edwards, MStat, Patricia Schmuhl, BA, Susan Henning Garcia, RN, EMT-IA, Shauna Hatton-Ward and Lenora Olson, MA, PhD
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Culturally Competent Emergency Planning and the Utilization of Cultural Brokers: Enhancing the Resilience of Diverse Populations
Sarah J. Powell, MA, Tamar Klaiman, MPH, Zainab Abedin, MPH, Cayce Hughes, MPH and Alice Hausman, PhD, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services