Child Abuse

Pediatric Submersion Injuries

CMEweb has an offering on pediatric submersion injuries. This activity is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 2.5 ACEP Category 1 credits (sorry, no CEUs, but they say the target audience includes nurses). This is a standard article-posttest format.


  • Discuss conditions that should increase suspicion for traumatic injuries
  • Describe the various modalities used to identify different traumatic conditions
  • Cite methods of quickly stabilizing and managing patients
  • Identify possible complications that may occur with traumatic injuries