Ohio AAP Injury Prevention


Injuries are the number one cause of morbidity and mortality among children in the United States. Education on risk prevention is a healthcare provider’s responsibility, however, many providers do not have the time, nor the training and resources, to adequately address these topics in well child visits.

As a result, the Ohio AAP is working diligently to address this issue by educating parents and healthcare providers. This educational outreach is accomplished through many initiatives, including the following: