Innovative Strategies to Support New Teen Drivers Through Primary Care
- Date: June 7, 2023
- Time: 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
- Intended Audience: Pediatricians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Office Managers, Office Staff and Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians/Instructors
Join your colleagues for a presentation by and discussion with:
- Speaker/Moderator: Alex Fiks, MD, MSCE- Director- The Possibilities Project; Clinical Futures; the Pediatric Research Consortium
- Speaker: Flaura Winston, MD, PhD- Scientific Director, Center for Injury Research and Prevention; Director, Innovation Ecosystem
- Speaker: Maura Powell, MPH, MBA- Manager, The Possibilities Project
- Speaker: Shannon Kelleher, MPH- Clinical Research Coordinator, The Possibilities Project
Motor vehicle crashes remain a leading cause of death among adolescents – second to gun violence – and there is a lot we as pediatricians can do to prevent them. In this webinar, we will provide the latest research on the causes of young novice driver crashes and evidence-based strategies for preventing these crashes. We will focus on the role of the primary care practice in preparing teens and families for the period of highest risk – the months following receiving a license. Taking a preventative approach, with funding from NJM Insurance Group, in 2020 Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia launched a network-wide young driver safety program that includes universal identification of young drivers, a novel virtual driving assessment and personalized feedback. We will present our experience to date and strategies that practices can adopt to address not only reducing a major health issue but also improving transportation equity among our adolescents.
At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe teen drivers and why they are at a higher risk of crashing in the first year of licensure.
- Describe how a large pediatric primary care network integrated teen driving resources into the adolescent well visit.
- Demonstrate how to onboard a virtual driving assessment in a pediatric primary care setting.
Register On-line: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FWrcXao6QdS-UiazxW_hBQ
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This program is funded by a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.