A Behavioral Approach to Pediatric Drowning Prevention 1966 to 2010

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Learning Objectives

1. As a result of this activity, the audience will be able to identify the risk factors associated with pediatric drowning scenarios.

2. As a result of this activity, the audience will be able to educate the parent’s of their pediatric patients about effective drowning prevention strategies.

Educational Objectives

1. To recognize that drowning and near drowning represent very significant tragedies in the United States.

2. To learn the components of a behavioral approach for a more effective drowning prevention strategy.

3. To recognize the role of health care providers in drowning prevention.

4. To understand the “best practices” for existing comprehensive drowning prevention strategy efforts.

5. To be able to identify a local program of instruction within the six current types of aquatic educational exposures for infants and young children in the United States.

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Clear Danger: A National Study of Childhood Drowning and Related Attitudes and Behaviors