Firearms and Ammunition: Designs and Wounding Properties

Webinar //

Date:

Oct 19 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Description

Understanding the designs of weapons and ammunition and their wounding properties is essential as a component of firearm injury prevention and mitigation, as all firearms and ammunition are not the same.

At then end of this webinar, the learner will:

  • Be able to describe the differences between automatic, semi-automatic and manual firearms
  • Be able to discuss the effect of ammunition type on damage to human tissues and organs
  • Understand the importance of accurate weapon and ammunition descriptors when advocating for policy and program interventions

This webinar is sponsored by the ISC-SC Gun Violence Prevention Topical Group, the Injury Control and Emergency Health Services (ICEHS) Section and the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Section.

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