Addressing Urgent Injury Prevention Issues with Research, Education, and Outreach
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New U-M Injury Center fact sheet: Cost of Fatal Injuries in Michigan June 3, 2017…
U-M Injury Prevention Center Newsletter Winter 2017 Read this month’s highlights, including faculty promotions, a…
Interventions for preventing sports concussion have been publicized in growing number, but they are still…
Professor Stack receives international award for his research in suicide Congratulations to Dr. Steven Stack,…
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…
Susan B. Meister Lecture in Child Health Policy Each year, the CHEAR Center hosts the…
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.