Shaken Baby Syndrome – Health, Safety & Nutrition (1 Hr)

Shaken Baby Syndrome - 1 Credit Hour

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What is Shaken Baby Syndrome and how can it be prevented? Shaken baby syndrome can be labeled many different things but it really is an injury to a child’s brain. It is imperative that all childcare providers not only understand that it is not ok to ever shake a baby or administer any form of physical punishment but to recognize the signs that a child may have been subjected to these things.

In this class you will be asked to read an articles and watch a video concerning shaken baby syndrome.. At the end of the class, you will take a final test consisting of the questions about the material you have studied along the way. You must receive an 80% score to earn your certificate. You can take the test as many times as needed to pass by clicking on “Restart Quiz”. Once you have passed the test, a certificate will appear. Click on "Download Certificate" and then print the certificate from the download. Please complete the class survey so we know how we are doing and what we can do to make your experience better. A record of completion of the class will be kept in your user account along with a copy of the certificate. You may reprint your certificate at any time upon completion of the class.

Please click on the button below to read the article “Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome) by Marjorie Hershberger at There are 4 pages so be sure to click on the next page button at the bottom of each page.

Now watch the video “Never Shake: Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome by the Missouri CTF by clicking below.

Click on the button and watch the video “How to Calm a Crying Baby” by Desmond Runyon, MD at

Finally, watch the video “Shaken Baby Syndrome” by The Nebraska DHHS

Final Exam

Now that you have completed the material, click on the following button to take the final exam. You must receive an 80% grade to pass the class. Don’t worry; you may take the test as many times as needed to receive 80% by clicking on the "Restart Quiz" button. WHEN YOU PASS THE TEST, A CERTIFICATE WILL APPEAR. CLICK ON “DOWNLOAD CERTIFICATE” AND THEN PRINT IT.


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