Addressing Trauma in Pediatric Primary Care
Learn how to effectively address trauma in your primary care practice. Course objectives include:
- Differentiating between adverse childhood experiences and traumatic stress
- Critically evaluating the different processes necessary for both universal trauma screening and pediatric trauma assessment
- Reviewing mandated reporting and having difficult conversations with families when there are child abuse, suicide, and other severe safety concerns
- Identifying key components of evidence-based trauma treatment, as well as techniques to work collaboratively with local providers
- Learning and practicing components of the care process model for pediatric traumatic stress
- Learning trauma-informed approaches to the use of psychiatric medications
Participants can earn AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM based on their completion of the following course components:
- A dynamic one-day workshop focused on building clinician's knowledge, skills, and confidence in addressing trauma in older child and adolescent primary care patients.
- Four, one-hour, case-based group learning calls.
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and The Reach Institute. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
AMA Designation Statement
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.