Course Language: English

Instructor:  Candice Frazier, CRA, OCT-c, COA | RetCam Clinical Education Specialist

Course Description:

Abusive Head Trauma (AHT) is the leading cause of physical child abuse deaths in children under 5 in the United States.  Abusive Head Trauma accounts for about one-third of all child maltreatment deaths.

This course will cover a basic understanding of Abusive Head Trauma including how it is caused and long term effects from damage.

In addition there will be relevant statistical data and image examples of Abusive Head Trauma.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the presentation, the attendee will be able to:

  • Describe Abusive Head Trauma: what it is, how it is caused, and long term effects from damage
  • Recognize terms used when describing Abusive Head Trauma
  • Understand the importance of RetCam Ultra-Wide Field Imaging as it relates to Abusive Head Trauma
Module 1 Pediatric Eye Disease: Abusive Head Trauma - Video Training
Unit 1 Introduction
Unit 2 What is AHT?
Unit 3 Effect on Brain and Eye
Unit 4 Terms used in AHT
Unit 5 Importance of Imaging AHT
Unit 6 AHT Example Images
Unit 7 Widefield Imaging AHT
Unit 8 References and Conclusion
Module 2 Pediatric Eye Disease: Abusive Head Trauma - The Quiz
Unit 1 Certified Knowledge Quiz


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