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Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse, Neglect, and Maltreatment
Course Description
This online course covers recognizing indicators of child abuse, child neglect, and child maltreatment for physical, sexual, and psychological abuse. Includes risk factors, interventions, and mandated reporting requirements and procedures. Applicable for nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and EMS personnel.
Learning Outcome and Objectives
1) Define child abuse, neglect, and maltreatment.

2) Explain the risk factors contributing to child abuse and neglect.

3) Recognize physical and behavioral indicators.

4) Describe situations in which mandated reporters must report suspected cases of child maltreatment.

5) Discuss the legal protections afforded mandated reporters as well as the consequences for failing to report.
Nursing

 
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.

Course Availability: Expires November 14, 2021. You must score 70% or better on the test and complete the course evaluation to earn a certificate of completion for this CE activity. Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., provides educational activities that are free from bias. The information provided in this course is to be used for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare.

Authors
Sheree L. Goldman, DNP, MSN, RN, WHNP

Sheree Goldman is an educator and writer with over four decades of clinical experience working with patients and families. Since 2000, her focus has been in forensics, coordinating a community-based program that conducts medical-legal examinations for victims and suspects of violence. She is a sexual assault forensic examiner for adult, adolescent, and pediatric patients and serves on the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council of Monterey County in California.

Adrianne E. Avillion, DEd, MSN, RN

Adrianne E. Avillion earned her MS in nursing and a doctorate in adult education from Penn State University. She has over 40 years of experience in the field of nursing professional development and continuing education for nurses. She has published extensively and is a frequent presenter on the specialty of nursing professional development. Her clinical background includes neurology, mental health, medical-surgical, and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Adrianne is the CEO of Strategic Nursing Professional Development, a business that specializes in continuing education for healthcare professionals and consulting services in evidence-based practice and quality improvement. 

Nancy Evans, BS

Nancy Evans is a health science writer and editor with more than three decades of experience in healthcare publishing. She served as senior editor at Mosby/Times Mirror, senior editor in the health sciences division of Addison-Wesley, and senior medical editor at Appleton & Lange. A breast cancer survivor since 1991, she has written and spoken extensively on breast cancer issues. Nancy co-produced the HBO documentary film Rachel's Daughters: Searching for the Causes of Breast Cancer. She is also the co-producer of Children and Asthma, a KQED documentary film, and the documentary, Good Food, Bad Food: Obesity in American Children. 
Accreditation & Approval Information
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 3 Contact Hours. CE Broker Approval Number 50-2174. Florida nursing licensees must retain this certificate for at least 4 years. Do not forward to Florida Board of Nursing.

NEW YORK MANDATED REPORTERS: Take the NYS-approved version of this course
PENNSYLVANIA MANDATED REPORTERS: Take the 3 CH (initial licensure) / 2 CH (license renewal) course approved for PA.
Copyright
© Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc.
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 11/14/2021
Cost : $24.00
Credit Offered:
3 ANCC Credits
 
 
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