Community Pediatric Sexual Assault Learning Series: Evaluation of Suspected Sexual Abuse or Assault in Infants and Toddlers (Ages 0-5)
This ongoing education combines clinical presentations, as well as reviews of available evidence, for current practice strategies related to pediatric forensic nursing.
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.
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.
- Identify unique aspects of sexual abuse/assault cases in patients 0-5 years old.
- Review age-specific exam techniques and normal vs abnormal exam findings in sexual abuse/assault patients ages 0-5 years.
- Discuss developmental considerations for sexual abuse/assault patients ages 0-5 years old as related to obtaining history and interpretation of behaviors.
- Describe role of caregivers in evaluation of sexual abuse/assault patients ages 0-5.
Kelly Finnegan, MD
Child Abuse Medicine Fellow
Children’s Hospital Colorado
Kempe Child Protection Team
Kelly is in her second year of Child Abuse Pediatrics fellowship at Children’s Colorado. She graduated from the University of Colorado School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency training at Vermont Children’s Hospital. Her special interests within the field of child abuse medicine include trauma and resiliency, medical child abuse, and the unique health needs of children within the foster care system.
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.
- 1.00 Attendance
- 1.00 NCPD