Addressing Urgent Injury Prevention Issues with Research, Education, and Outreach
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New Published Tracking Methodology for Longitudinal Studies Managing Director Jessica Roche and co-authors Michael Clery, Patrick Carter, Aaron Dora-Laskey,…
U-M Injury Prevention Center Newsletter November 2018 Read this month’s highlights, including exciting awards and…
Groundbreaking new research on Sexual Violence and Aggression in Middle & High School Students Internship…
New U-M Injury Prevention Center Visual Abstract now available A new visual abstract is now…
Mind, Body, and Spirit. . . . Treating the entire athlete: An evidence-based approach to sports medicine and concussion
Save the Date! May 30-31, 2019 Mind, Body, and Spirit. . . . Treating the entire…
SAVE THE DATE! 2018 Midwest Injury Prevention Alliance (MIPA) Conference Cutting Edge of Prevention: Sharing…
SAVE THE DATE! Injury Prevention Advocacy: From Research to Policy CALL FOR PROPOSALS AND ABSTRACTS…
Click here to register today! Registration $50 on or before September 28th $60 after September…
The Summit drew over 400 attendees, both in-person and via webcast. A video highlighting the event has attracted 2,000 views to-date, and is being used by the Brain Injury Association (BIA) of Michigan and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for training and awareness purposes.
This course is the nation’s most comprehensive massive online course (MOOC) for pediatric injury prevention. Across 59 video learning segments grouped into modular themes, and taught by a multidisciplinary panel of 25 nationally-recognized injury prevention experts, learners gain new skills to improve clinical practice, support families and their communities, and learn detailed strategies and techniques to apply best injury prevention practices. In the first four months of its release, over 1500 learners have enrolled in the Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention MOOC.
The U-M Injury Prevention Center developed an implementation toolkit to guide training and implementation of an evidence-based youth violence prevention intervention into routine care at emergency departments.
Preventing Opioid Overdose through the Emergency Department - a Behavioral Opioid Safety Intervention
Modification of prescription overdose risk behaviors is gaining importance considering the worsening opioid overdose epidemic. In response, the Center facilitated rapid translation of new evidence to use within practice, developing a tailored, motivational interviewing-based, 30 minute Behavioral Opioid Safety (BOS) intervention for delivery among emergency department (ED) patients. The Center’s behavioral intervention reduced prescription opioid overdose risk behaviors.