• Injury & Trauma Prevention

  • Preventing Traumatic Injury Through Education

    Injury & Trauma Prevention

    St. Anthony Hospital is a Level I Shock Trauma Center, ready and equipped in the unfortunate event that an injury occurs. However, our first line of defense against traumatic injury preventing it through community education programs.

    If you have questions or would like to discuss opportunities to schedule a presentation about car seat safety, seat belt safety, teen driver safety, helmet education, brain & spinal cord injury prevention or senior fall prevention, please contact Vicky Cassabaum , RN, Trauma and Injury Prevention  at 720-321-8973.  

  • Please use the following resources to learn more about injury prevention and keeping your family safe:

    • Car seat Safety - Did you know four out of five car seats are used incorrectly? We offer FREE car seat checks, car seat education and seat belt education. *By appointment only. Learn more and schedule a car seat safety appointment.
    • Colorado's Child Restraint Law
    • La Ley de Restricción de Niños de Colorado  
    • Safekids Metro Denver - The mission of the Safe Kids Denver Metro Coalition, led by The Children's Hospital, is to identify and prevent injuries in children ages fourteen and younger in the Denver Metro area, by using a combined program of education, research, advocacy and media.
    • Stepping On - A program that has been researched and proven to reduce falls in older people
    • Fall Prevention Network  - In Colorado, we have over 300 deaths from falls yearly, and almost 9,000 hospitalizations from falls for people over age 65. Despite being labeled "accidents" many unintentional injuries and deaths are actually predictable and preventable. To schedule a presentation contact Vicky Cassabaum at 720-321-8973.
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