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Topic(s): Cross-Cutting - Data/assessment, Epidemiology, Evaluation,
Unintentional Injury - Drug overdose (including prescriptions), Sports-related injury (including TBI/concussions),
Format: Online
CEU Credits: 0 Hours
Contact: Safe States Alliance (770) 690-9000

This webinar was conducted in conjunction with the release of the Core VIPP Year 4 Injury Indicator and Special Emphasis Report tools. The webinar:

(1) Provides an overview of updates and changes to this year’s Indicators;

(2) Introduces a new quality assurance tool;

(3) Reviews the components that were distributed with each of the Special Emphasis Reports; and

(4) Provides a time for questions and answers.


Injury Indicators

State Injury Indicators Data Collection Guidance Document

State Injury Indicator Spreadsheets (Death, Hospitalization, ED)


Traumatic Brain Injury

Special Emphasis Report on Traumatic Brain Injury Guidance Document

Special Emphasis Report on Traumatic Brain Injury Report Templates

Traumatic Brain Injury Spreadsheets


Infant and Early Childhood Injury

Special Emphasis Report on Infant and Early Childhood Injury Guidance Document

Special Emphasis Report on Infant and Early Childhood Injury Report Templates


The webinar was presented by Renee Johnson, RPT, MSPH, Epidemiologist with CDC/NCIPC/DARPI; and Karen Thomas, MPH, Data Manager with CDC/NCIPC/DARPI. _ The webinar was moderated by Karen Ledford, Program Consultant with the CDC NCIPC Core VIPP Team of DARPI.


The video in this self-study may not work properly as appropriate software may no longer be available to support it – causing an error stating “Missing codec – This item was encoded in a format that’s not supported”. Audio and Powerpoint slides are still available and meet the requirements for receiving CHES and CPH credits. If you experience issues, please direct questions to

Time/Length: 0.5 Hours
Additional Registration Required: No
Core Competencies: Injury & Violence Prevention:
2. Ability to access, interpret, use and present injury and/or violence DATA

Public Health:
Analytical/Assessment Skills
Communication Skills
Financial Planning and Management Skills

CHES Areas of Responsibility: Area I: Assess Needs, Resources, and Capacity for Health Education/Promotion
Area IV: Conduct Evaluation and Research Related to Health Education/Promotion
CPH Core Areas: Biostatistics
Environmental Health Sciences
CPH Cross-Cutting Areas Programs Planning