Community Pediatric Sexual Assault Learning Series: Teens Are Kids, Too

June 28, 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

The learning objective for this course are:

  • Identify the unique aspects of sexual abuse/assault cases in patients who are 12-18 years old.
  • Review age-specific exam techniques and normal vs abnormal exam findings in sexual abuse/assault patients ages 12-18 years.
  • Discuss developmental considerations for sexual abuse/assault patients ages 12-18 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 12-18 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: 
06/28/2023 - 12:00pm MDT
Event ends: 
06/28/2023 - 1:00pm MDT
Zoom (link to be provided to registrants)

Mary Smith, BSN, RN, SANE-A
Nurse Care Coordinator
Children’s Hospital Colorado
Kempe Child Protection Team

Mary Smith, BSN, RN, SANE-A is a registered nurse and care coordinator for the Child Protection Team at Children’s Hospital Colorado, which partners with the Kempe Center. When not caring for patients in the Emergency Department as part of the SANE team, Mary works to bring the global perspective of work Kempe does to the local team at Children’s, as well as share the pulse of local childhood trauma to the broader work being done at Kempe. As a care coordinator, she works closely with patients, families, multi-disciplinary care teams, outside welfare agencies, schools, community resources, and many others to ensure delivery of patient-centered, family-focused, trauma-informed care for every patient, every time.

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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