Injury Prevention Programs
Headstrong for Jake: helmet fittings
The Jake Clough Headstrong Foundation educates parents and children about bike safety and the importance of always wearing a helmet. Children attending this event will get properly fitted with new helmets.
Sports-related concussions/concussion management initiative
This multidisciplinary educational program encompasses concussion awareness, prevention, management and treatment to improve awareness of the dangers associated with untreated concussions for the public, especially coaches, athletes and parents. We partnered with the Brain Injury Association of Kansas and Greater Kansas City on this initiative. (Download program presentation.)
Burn prevention and fire safety
Motor vehicle crash prevention
Trauma in the Kansas City metro
Go behind the scenes to learn what is involved in operating a Level I Trauma Center. Program presenters will talk about the role and purpose of a trauma center and burn center, including discussions on basic safety, first-aid principles, preventing injuries and heat-related emergencies.
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