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AASTEC Co-Facilitates IHS Intermediate Injury Prevention Course

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From December 6-9, 2016, AASTEC served as part of the instruction team for a 3.5-day Intermediate Injury Prevention Course in Albuquerque, NM.

Other instructors included subject matter experts from the Indian Health Service Albuquerque Area and Headquarters as well as the CDC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.


Eleven participants from Tribes in the IHS Albuquerque Area, Navajo Area and Great Plains Area attended the workshop.


Topics included: injury as a public health concern, introduction to data collection and analysis, injury prevention intervention theory, alcohol and injuries, marketing and injury prevention, coalitions and collaboration and formative/process evaluation.

The training also incorporated interactive activities such as a data collection and CDC WISQARS computer lab and Injury Prevention Jeopardy.





More information on the Indian Health Service Injury Prevention Program and upcoming trainings can be found at https://www.ihs.gov/InjuryPrevention/.