The goal of this continuing education module is to update nurses’, certified medical assistants’, health educators’, occupational therapists’, physicians’ and social workers’ ability to recognize, report and if appropriate treat victims of child abuse. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Identify signs and symptoms that may indicate that a child is a victim of abuse
- Name four risk factors each for becoming a perpetrator and a victim of child abuse
- Relate essential elements that must be documented in cases of suspected child abuse
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, certified medical assistants, health educators, occupational therapists, physicians and social workers.
Nurses and certified medical assistants: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
Please note: Certified medical assistants can use contact hours earned from this course as non-preapproved CEUs toward recertification with the American Association of Medical Assistants.