The Fatal Four

The Fatal Four

The Fatal Four course is designed to provide caregivers with essential knowledge about the four leading causes of preventable deaths and injuries among people with developmental disabilities. These causes include aspiration, constipation, dehydration, and seizures. By understanding the risk factors, signs, and symptoms of these conditions, caregivers can effectively identify, prevent, and manage these potentially life-threatening situations. This course aims to enhance the quality of care for individuals with developmental disabilities, ensuring their safety, comfort, and well-being.

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Overview

Details
  • Lessons: 4
  • Number of tests: 2
  • Hours: 0.5 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 74
What you will learn
  • Understand the risk factors and causes of aspiration, constipation, dehydration, and seizures
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of each of the fatal four conditions
  • Learn prevention strategies and management techniques

Lessons

    • Aspiration: Causes, Complications, Symptoms, Prevention, and TreatmentAspiration: Causes, Complications, Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment
    • 6 mins
    • Constipation: Causes, Complications, Symptoms, Prevention, and TreatmentConstipation: Causes, Complications, Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment
    • 6 mins
    • Dehydration: Causes, Complications, Symptoms, Prevention, and TreatmentDehydration: Causes, Complications, Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment
    • 4 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Seizures: Causes, Complications, Symptoms, Prevention, and TreatmentSeizures: Causes, Complications, Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment
    • 9 mins
    • Exam- The Fatal Four Exam- The Fatal Four
    • 13 mins

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