Medical Training Academy is an interactive, self-paced set of online lessons to prepare medical providers in correctly identifying and diagnosing child physical and sexual abuse. The 21 lessons, which include three in-depth case studies, build the essential skills and knowledge that medical providers will need to confidently navigate real world situations.
- Explain the role of the medical provider within the multidisciplinary team
- Demonstrate how to assess physical injuries that are diagnostic for abuse
- Understand normal childhood development, including sexual development and behaviors that may be concerning for sexual abuse
- Determine when a client requires an acute medical evaluation with forensic evidence collection and/or sexually transmitted infections prophylaxis. • Explain other issues related to child sexual abuse, including: child sexual abuse material (pornography), drug facilitated sexual abuse, commercial sexual exploitation of children and runaway youth.
This training is a self-paced online course and is approved for 30.5 CME credits.