Child Abuse - CE185-60

Child Abuse

by Nancy Winouski, MSN, RN, APN, CPNP
CE185-60
(4.5 / 28317 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Certified Medical Assistants (1.00 Hours)

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Price: $12.00
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Summary:

In 2015, about 1,670 children died due to child abuse or neglect. While this number is upsetting, many practitioners and researchers think the actual number is much greater. While some abused children grow up to live outwardly normal lives, many who have been subjected to abuse or neglect become adults with various behavioral issues stemming from that abuse. Some suffer lifelong disabilities, both physical and psychological. Many perpetuate the life of violence they have suffered. Healthcare providers in all settings are presented with opportunities to identify families at risk for child abuse. Knowledge of risk factors, signs of abuse/neglect, and prevention strategies are necessary to disrupt the cycle of abuse. This course provides an overview of those risk factors, how to identify potential child abuse and neglect, and prevention interventions.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education module is to update healthcare providers’ 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
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, audiologists, health educators, occupational therapists, physicians, speech-language pathologists, and social workers.
 
Nurses and certified medical assistants: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com/ and search for this topic title.
 
This program has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) for 1.0 general continuing education unit(s) (approval # 136130 for 5/30/19 to 5/29/20). Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program content or the program provider.

Course Originally Released on: 10/19/1998
Date of Most Recent Review: 6/8/2017
Course Termination/Update Date: 6/8/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Shari W - New York, NY  ·  May 20, 2019
Great review for my practice
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Sneha Elizabeth P - kuwait, IN  ·  May 20, 2019
5, This course is more informative and helpful for my future carrier path.
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Heather G - Cañon City, CO  ·  May 19, 2019
I like that it was short and specific
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Christy C - Durham, NC  ·  May 19, 2019
good course about peds
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Tonia A - Rockford, IL  ·  May 17, 2019
good information for everyone to review
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Price: $12.00
CE-PRO Price: $6.00