promoting safety and reducing risk program evaluation 3

Topic 1: Promoting Safety and Reducing Risk: Program Evaluation

Read the required readings. Next visit the CDC Injury Prevention and Control website; Child safety and injury prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/safechild/. Additionally review the CDC Childhood Injury report. https://www.cdc.gov/safechild/child_injury_data.html

For this discussion share an outline with supportive content for the implementation of a simple educational program or intervention to promote health and reduce injury risk for the childhood and/or adolescent population. Focus can be for an individual, specific group or population. Include the topic, target audience /learner characteristics, statistics of why topic is important, population affected and pertinent risk factors. Include, objectives, goals, the intervention and means you will use to evaluate the program. Show evidence based support for the intervention. Comment on others projects and share ideas and interventions supported by studies.

One page maximum

Required Reading

Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span 8th (2014) Edelman, Kudzma and Mandle
Mosby 978-0-323-09141-1

Chapter 15: “Overview of Growth and Development Framework”

Chapter 16: “The Prenatal Period”

Chapter 17: “The Infant”

Chapter 18: “Toddler”

Chapter 19: “Preschool child”

Chapter 20: “School -Age child”

Chapter 21: “Adolescent”

Bright Futures. (2018). Medical screening reference tables. Retrieved from https://brightfutures.aap.org/materials-and-tools/tool-and-resource-kit/Pages/Medical-Screening-Reference-Tables.aspx

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2016). National Center for Health Statistics. Growth Charts. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/cdc_charts.htm

Centers for Disease control and Prevention [CDC]. (2017). Childhood overweight and obesity. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/obesity/childhood/

Finnell, S. E., Stanton, J. L., & Downs, S. M. (2014). Actionable recommendations in the Bright Futures Child Health Supervision Guidelines. ACI: Applied Clinical Informatics, 5(3), 651.

Hinkley, T., Cliff, D. P., & Okely, A. D. (2015). Reducing electronic media use in 2-3 year-old children: Feasibility and efficacy of the Family@play pilot randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 15, 779.