(THIS COURSE IS FOR CERTIFIED HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS ONLY) Learn the signs of neglect, physical, and sexual child abuse to identify a child victim and understand your responsibility as a healthcare professional and mandated reporter. Awareness of these signs is a critical step to protecting our children. We all have a responsibility to protect children. KNOW & TELL® is a public responsibility movement to educate all New Hampshire adults to KNOW the signs of abuse and TELL responsible authorities when they recognize them. Individuals living outside of the State of New Hampshire are welcome to participate in this training but should inquire with their own state as to reporting procedures and requirements.
This training is intended for individuals in a healthcare profession only. Continuing education credits (CME and CNE) are available through Dartmouth-Hitchcock. **Accreditation Information** This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Dartmouth-Hitchcock and the Granite State Children’s Alliance. Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational activity carries 5.0 contact hours. This activity is provided by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council and jointly provided the Granite State Children’s Alliance. Learning Outcome: At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to discuss best practice in the recognition, care and treatment of child abuse and neglect in health care settings **Course Instructors:** Dr. Gladstone is a retired pediatrician who practiced primary care and the specialty of Child Abuse Medicine in New Hampshire; she is a charter member of the Attorney General’s Task Force on Child Abuse and neglect and now works administratively with the Child Advocacy and Protection Program (CAPP) at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth. Dr. Oral is a Professor of Pediatrics at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College and is the current Director of the Child Advocacy and Protection Program (CAPP) at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth; she is board certified in child abuse pediatrics.
Preventing, recognizing, and responding effectively to child abuse and neglect are top priorities for healthcare professionals. This course is highly focused on two of these topics - recognition and response. At the conclusion of this learning activity, you will be able to discuss best practices in the recognition, care and treatment of child abuse and neglect in health care settings. You will be able to: • Recognize child abuse and neglect in medical settings • Talk with children and their caregivers about possible maltreatment • Understand why and how to report suspected abuse and neglect to appropriate agencies • Participate effectively with multidisciplinary teams that evaluate suspected child abuse and neglect
* Physicians * Medical Residents, Fellows, Faculty, or Medical Students * Registered Nurses * Licensed Practical Nurses * Physician Assistants * Social Workers * Healthcare Administration * Other Healthcare Professionals