Webinar: Abusive Head Trauma in the Pediatric Population

Abusive head trauma is the leading cause of mortality in the youngest pediatric population. This session will provide information on radiographic and clinical findings, case based discussion, and management of abusive head trauma. Additionally, since we have recently seen an exponential increase in this epidemic, a regional prevention and awareness program will be introduced.

This webinar will be beneficial for all neurosurgeons, both adult & pediatric, in addition to community neurosurgeons, pediatricians, pediatric surgeons and ER specialists.

Learning Objectives

After this webinar, you will be able to: 

  • Discuss pediatric abusive head trauma.
  • Interpret radiographic findings in pediatric abusive head trauma.
  • Understand case based discussion of pediatric abusive head trauma.
  • Evaluate the importance of a multidisciplinary approach in the management of pediatric abusive head trauma.
  • Promote the importance of pediatric abusive head trauma prevention and awareness.


If you are viewing this webinar on-demand, you can still join the discussion and ask the instructor questions by using the interactive "Discussion" tab after you register. All attendees of this webinar have access to this discussion board to continue the conversation after the live event. 

You will earn 1.0 AOA Category 1-A CME credit for completing this webinar. 


Tanya Minasian, D.O., FACOS

Pediatric Neurosurgeon and Assistant Professor at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital​

Dr. Tanya Minasian is a pediatric neurosurgeon and assistant professor at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital.  LLUCH is the only level one trauma center covering a region of three major counties in Southern California.  She completed her fellowship at the esteemed pediatric neurosurgery program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, working with her mentors Dr. Mark Krieger and Dr. Gordon McComb, where she was also a clinical instructor at the University of Southern California.  Dr. Minasian has several peer reviewed publications, and has given multiple presentations and lectures at meetings of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons- Pediatric Section, California Association of Neurological Surgeons, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Western University of Health Sciences, and the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons.  Special academic interests include the management of pediatric traumatic brain injury, Chiari malformations, endoscopic techniques in the management of cerebrospinal fluid dynamics, craniofacial reconstruction, and pediatric neuro-oncology.  

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Webinar: Abusive Head Trauma in the Pediatric Population
08/14/2019 at 7:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
08/14/2019 at 7:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes Abusive head trauma is the leading cause of mortality in the youngest pediatric population. This session will provide information on radiographic and clinical findings, case based discussion, and management of abusive head trauma. Additionally, since we have recently seen an exponential increase in this epidemic, a regional prevention and awareness program will be introduced. This webinar will be beneficial for all neurosurgeons, both adult & pediatric, in addition to community neurosurgeons, pediatricians, pediatric surgeons and ER specialists.
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1.00 Category 1-A CME credit credit  |  Certificate available
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