IAFN’s Pediatric Strangulation Case Review & Assessment e-learning module is a collection of living pediatric strangulation patients evaluated and treated in the medical setting, presented in conjunction with evidence-based knowledge on pediatric strangulation evaluation and treatment.

Assess your knowledge  acquisition through review of:

  • Definitions and terminology
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Manner and associated signs & symptoms
  • Post-testing

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand health implications of pediatric strangulation patients
  • Understand the differences between pediatric and adult anatomy and its impact on injury, evaluation and treatment
  • Demonstrate pediatric strangulation assessment and documentation
  • Practice the evaluation of pediatric strangulation through case reviews

Outcomes

Providers will employ standardized assessment techniques for cases of  suspected or known pediatric  strangulation, including but not  limited to:

  • Documentation tools
  • Photography
  • Policy and procedure

AUTHORS:
Jennifer Pierce-Weeks, RN, SANE-P, SANE-A
COO, International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN)

Ralph Riviello, MD, MS, FACEP
Professor and Vice-Chair of Clinical Operations
Department of Emergency Medicine, Drexel University

Heather Rozzi, MD
Medical Director, Forensic Examiner Team
WellSpan Health

Raquel Vargas-Whale, MD, MS, MSc, FAAP
Medical Director, CARE Team
Driscoll Children’s Hospital

Kim Nash, BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P
Forensic Nursing Specialist, International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN)

Tracy O’Brien, BSN, SANE-A, SANE-P
Forensic Examiner Program Coordinator
WellSpan Health York Hospital

Emily Huggins, RN, BSN, MHA, CEN, SANE-A, SANE-P
Forensic Examiner Program Manager
WellSpan Health York Hospital

Diane Daiber, BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P
Forensic Nursing Specialist, International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN)