Child Passenger Safety Tech Update 2022, Part 1 - Crash Outcomes for Children-Different Scenarios of Use/Misuse

Type
Course
Date of Publication
February 15, 2022
Price
See Agrilife Learn

Overview

This session discusses child restraint energy management, including load legs, European shoulder belt routing, anti-rebound features, crushable frames, internal side-impact protection, external side impact protection, and more. The course features instructor Joe Colella and is approved for 1 CEU towards the required 6 CEUs.

Course Information A discussion of crash outcomes for children under different scenarios of use/misuse. Dr. Mooney will speak about the reasons for restraints, the meaning of physics behind them, and some of the injuries that result when they are misused. Included will be the kinds of serious injuries that result from car seat misuse. Course ObjectivesExplain the physics of trauma and child passenger safety Understand the different types of energy, and how child safety seats and devices work to protect kids from excessive energy forces Understand how devices are used and misused, as related to the physics of CPSLook at case studies as specific examples for applying these principles

Looking for solutions in your county? Contact your local extension experts

More choices in Child Safety

  • Course

    A discussion of the effects of common misuse and combinations of misuse and its effect on pediatric injury. An analysis of the data was done to show which misuse is most dangerous for the different types of restraints including a comparison of injuries to children when using optimal restraints, suboptimal restraints and when unrestrained to see if the data supports current best practice recommendations.

  • Course

    This session will explore the topic of using car seats in smaller vehicles. Some vehicles just aren’t suited for car seat use, while other times we can make adjustments to the vehicle and/or select certain car seats to improve compatibility. And, naturally, when multiple car seats are used in one vehicle, fit can become a problem, even in vehicles that aren’t considered tiny. Technicians will learn about general tips and explore some specific examples.

  • Course

    This course provides information for certified child passenger safety technicians who wish to stay current in their technical knowledge. The course, presented in video format, features instructor and LATCH Manual author Denise Donaldson. This course is approved for 1 CEU towards the required 6 CEUS for re-certification.

  • Course

    A discussion of car seats priced under $150 using a popular interactive game format to explore the different seats available and their features including specifics about their weight and height limits.

  • Course

    This session will cover the proper use of LATCH by exploring the LATCH Manual, revealing more about its potential to help you educate caregivers accurately and efficiently. The session will delve into the many uses for Appendix A, B and C, with particular focus on new and/or updated information in the latest edition of this resource.