Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Maltreatment in New York
by Expert Reviewer: Nicholas Bertoni, MD; Instructor: Nancy Winouski, MSN, RN, APN, CPNP
Credentialed for: Social Work CEUs | ContinuingEducation.com

$32.00

i 2.00 CEH

Course Overview

Healthcare professionals play an important part in helping to end children‘s suffering by recognizing and reporting suspected child abuse. New York law states that a person applying initially for, or for the renewal of, a license, registration, certificate, or limited permit, must provide documentation that he or she has completed two hours of coursework or training regarding the physical or behavioral indicators of child abuse and maltreatment. Successful completion of this self-study module satisfies this requirement for professional licensure. This updated CE module provides information about differentiating between accidental and intentional injury, definitions of abuse and neglect, physical, and behavioral indicators of sexual abuse, and the background information needed to increase their understanding of abuse and the legal requirements to reporting suspected abuse.

About the Course Author

Nicholas Bertoni, MD, FACEP, is an emergency medicine physician in Philadelphia, Pa. He completed his emergency medicine residency training at Drexel University College of Medicine in 2014. Presently he works at a community hospital in Philadelphia along with serving as an assistant clinical professor at Drexel University College of Medicine. His areas of interest include residency education and emergency department management. Nicholas Bertoni, MD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Nancy Winouski, MSN, RN, APN, CPNP, is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner who works at the Child Protection Center in the K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, N.J. Nancy Winouski, MSN, RN, APN, CPNP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Certificates provided by accrediting body (8 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    2.00HOURS

    Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses will receive 2.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • California Board of Registered Nursing

    2.00HOURS

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791 Nurses will receive 2.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    2.00HOURS

    DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 2.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Nursing

    2.00HOURS

    Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290 Nurses will receive 2.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    2.00HOURS

    Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290 Nurses will receive 2.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

    2.00HOURS

    Relias LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Relias LLC designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    2.00HOURS

    This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-720762
  • West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

    2.00HOURS

    N/A


Course Details

  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-60012
  • Hours:

    2.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2020-07-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Define the preventive-protective continuum of care used by New York’s CPS and what to do if there is more than one mandated reporter with “reasonable cause to suspect” abuse; Define what constitutes abuse, maltreatment, and neglect, and identify the corresponding physical and behavioral indicators; Describe how emotional abuse can affect children and their developmental growth; Describe what constitutes “reasonable cause to suspect” abuse and identify situations when healthcare professionals must report suspected cases; Discuss how the history and physical examination of the child can be the key to differentiating between accidental and intentional injury; Identify the information needed to give to Child Protective Services (CPS) when “reasonable cause to suspect abuse” is found and the initial call is reported; List the physical and behavioral indicators of sexual abuse
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Nurses; Physicians; Psychologists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
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    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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