Community Pediatric Sexual Assault Learning Series: Evaluation of Suspected Sexual Abuse or Assault in Infants and Toddlers (Ages 0-5)

April 26, 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 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.

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: 
04/26/2023 - 12:00am MDT
Event ends: 
04/26/2023 - 1:00pm MDT

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April 26th
11:45 am Pre-session and game plan huddle
Connect with ECHO coordinator
11:45am - 12:00pm
12:00 pm Start session
12:00pm - 12:05pm
12:05 pm Evaluation of Suspected Sexual Abuse or Assault in Infants and Toddlers (Ages 0-5)
Kelly Finnegan MD
12:05pm - 12:50pm
12:50 pm Question and Answers Panel of Experts
Antonia Chiesa, MD , Rashaan Ford, MD, Andrew Paul Sirotnak, MD , Kelly Finnegan MD
12:50pm - 01:00pm
Zoom (link to be provided to registrants)

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. 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 NCPD


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