Injury Prevention: Competencies for Unintentional Injury Prevention Professionals

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01

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The intended audience for this book includes those in the very broad injury prevention field encompassing a number of different disciplines: public health, law enforcement, emergency medical services, occupational safety and health, highway and traffic safety, education, etc. The competencies were developed with a primary focus on public health practitioners. However, it is recognized that the core competencies can also be applicable to others working to reduce injury.

Table of Contents

Magnitude and Burden of the Injury Problemp. 1
Injury Data Usep. 38
Program Planningp. 60
Program Evaluationp. 95
Program Managementp. 116
Information Distributionp. 127
Stimulate Changep. 133
Professional Career Managementp. 142
Motor Vehicle Injuriesp. 152
Poisoningp. 200
Fall Injuriesp. 225
Choking, Suffocation, and Strangulationp. 228
Drowningp. 237
Residential Fire Injuriesp. 253
Firearm Injuriesp. 272
Core Competencies for Injury Prevention Professionalsp. 281
Photo Creditsp. 291
Indexp. 292
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