The goal of this program is to educate nurses about how to recognize and intervene in cases of Munchausen syndrome by proxy. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to —
- Define three aspects of Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSBP).
- Discuss three perpetrator and three child victim profiles associated with MSBP.
- Discuss the role of the nurse in recognizing, profiling, and caring for child victims of MSBP.