Pediatric Facial Trauma

Overview

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Credits

1.25

Post Assessment Questions

8

Expiration Date

31 Dec 2025

Last Reviewed

1 Jan 2023

Estimated Time To Finish

75 Minutes

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Activity Description

Pediatric facial trauma includes blunt and penetrating trauma to the structures of the face in patients ages less than 18 years. This article primarily focuses on soft tissue injuries, including the evaluation and acute management, with a focus on pediatric aspects of care. Common injuries such as lacerations and contusions that can be managed by general or emergency medicine providers, as well as more complex injuries requiring specialist evaluation, are discussed. This activity reviews the assessment and treatment of pediatric facial trauma and highlights the role of the interprofessional team in evaluating and improving care for pediatric patients with facial trauma.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of dentists.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Describe the presentation of a patient with pediatric facial trauma.
  • Identify the physical exam findings associated with pediatric facial trauma.
  • Review the management considerations for patients with pediatric facial trauma.
  • Summarize the importance of improving care coordination among the interprofessional team to enhance the delivery of care for pediatric patients affected by facial trauma.

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Credit provided by Continuing Education, Inc, and StatPearls, LLC.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been jointly planned and implemented by Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® and StatPearls, LLC. Continuing Education, Inc, 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.

 

 

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This activity is designated for 1.25 ADA CERP credits.

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