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New Visual Abstract Available: Success Implementing SafERTeens in Emergency Department and Primary Care Settings: Translating…
Session Recordings Now Available for the U-M Injury Prevention Center 2nd Annual Virtual Research Symposium
Session Recordings Now Available for the U-M Injury Prevention Center 2nd Annual Virtual Research Symposium Videos…
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A new, real-time resource created for practicing clinical providers, provided by the University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
This free course will empower non-prescribing providers and other learners in directly impacting the opioid epidemic through increased knowledge and tools to transform practice and policies. The course will consider the opioid epidemic from several evidence-based strategies including prevention, intervention, education and policy. This open learning course is designed primarily for non-prescribing healthcare, behavioral health, dental, public health, and social services professionals, as well as graduate level students in these fields. As a learner, you will have the ability to select all modules or individual topics that interest you most. The course can be followed in a linear or non-linear structure according to your preferred viewing order.
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 65 video learning segments grouped into modular themes, and taught by a multidisciplinary panel of 28 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. Since its release followed by a major update in 2021, over 5600 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.