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Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma Training (PAHT)

KBEMS has mandated that all emergency medical responders be trained in the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma, commonly called shaken baby syndrome, as required by KRS 311A.120 and KRS 311A.127.  Effective December 31, 2015 all emergency medical responders must maintain documentation of completion of a KBEMS approved PAHT course that is less than five years old.

Continuing Education Hours vs. Meeting the Requirement for PAHT Education


KY Board of EMS Approved PAHT Courses:

Promotion The KY EMS for Children PAHT Course

Promotion Other Board-Approved Options


For PAHT Instructors:

Promotion Jurisdiction

Promotion Instructor Agreement

Promotion Reimbursement

Promotion Instructor Materials