Giving Careers Education
ETHICS: Traumatic Stress Reactions
Dr. Nancy Kassam-Adams addresses the prevalence, presentation, research, and treatment strategies for children with post traumatic stress disorder.

Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the prevalence and clinical presentation of traumatic stress reactions, including PTSD, in ill or injured children and their parents
  • Summarize recent research findings relevant for prevention of traumatic stress in ill or injured children
  • Identify specific strategies health care providers can use to reduce traumatic stress reactions in ill or injured children 
Audience: Healthcare Professionals
Release Date: Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Retire Date: Saturday, September 21, 2013
Course Materials:
Nancy Kassam-Adams, PhD
Associate Director for Behavioral Research
Center for Injury Research and Prevention
Children's Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Accreditation Statement:
CME Enduring w Ethics
Cook Children's Medical Center is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Cook Children's designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Cook Children's Medical Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 hours in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

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