Community Pediatric Sexual Assault Learning Series: Evaluation of Sexual Abuse or Assault in the School-Aged Child (Ages 6-12)

May 24, 2023

This ongoing education combines clinical presentations, as well as reviews of available evidence, for current practice strategies related to pediatric forensic nursing.

Target Audience

The monthly education is intended for forensic nurse examiners and medical providers who see pediatric and adolescent patients. All attendees should have completed FNE/SANE training prior to enrolling. 

Learner Outcome

Upon completion, the FNE/SANE will report increased confidence incorporating new information related to medical evaluation and assessment for children or adolescent with suspected sexual abuse, assault, or physical abuse.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the unique aspects of sexual abuse/assault cases in patients who are 6-12 years old.
  • Review age-specific exam techniques and normal vs abnormal exam findings in sexual abuse/assault patients ages 6-12 years.
  • Discuss developmental considerations for sexual abuse/assault patients ages 6-12 years old as related to obtaining history and the interpretation of behaviors.
  • Describe the role of the caregiver in evaluation of sexual abuse/assault patients ages 6-12 years.

Additional Information

Course Contact: 
Sevie Winkeljohn,, 720-777-6919
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 NCPD
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/24/2023 - 12:00pm MDT
Event ends: 
05/24/2023 - 1:00pm MDT
Zoom (link to be provided to registrants)

Carmelle Wallace, MD, MPH, DTMH
Child Abuse Medicine Fellow
Children’s Hospital Colorado
Kempe Child Protection Team

Carmelle Wallace is a fellow in Child Abuse Pediatrics, and an attending in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. With a background in global health, she has worked in several countries and has a passion for improving the care of children who are abuse and trafficking survivors in rural and global health settings. 

Nursing Continuing Professional Development

Children’s Hospital Colorado is approved with distinction as provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational activity for 1.0 nursing contact hour is provided by Children’s Hospital Colorado. Attendance and completion of the evaluation are required to obtain NCPD contact hours.


A general certificate of attendance is provided. 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 NCPD


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