“Where the Rubber Hits the Road: How science can be translated into policy for prevention of shaken baby syndrome.”

Start: Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 5:30 am

End: Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 7:00 am




 Lecture Powerpoint

Ronald Barr MA, MDCM, FRCP(C) is the Canada Research Chair in Community Child Health Research at the University of British Columbia, Professor of Pediatrics in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC, and Director of the Centre for Community Child Health Research at the Child and Family
Research Institute of the BC Children’s Hospital. In addition, he is the Director of the “Experiencebased Brain and Biological Development” Programme of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. Dr. Barr will describe a primary, universal, community-based prevention program for Shaken
Baby Syndrome. This presentation will:

· delineate four convergent lines of evidence for the program,
· describe the stages of its development,
· discuss the prerequisites for a primary prevention initiative,
· describe the development (including cross cultural focus groups), testing (randomized controlled trials of knowledge and behavior) and
· discuss strategies and challenges for jurisdiction-wide implementation in North Carolina and British Columbia.


Accreditation: The University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical
Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA
Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Accreditation: This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours by the University Of New Mexico Office Of Continuing Medical Education, an approved provider of
continuing nursing education by the New Mexico Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Per
the criteria for approval from the New Mexico Nurses’ Association, participants who are requesting nursing credit must
attend the entire lecture to obtain the certificate of credit.


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