This course provides an advanced overview of child abuse and reporting requirements for healthcare professionals . Learners will will be able to: Define types of child abuse; Explain the physiological and psychological response to trauma; Recognize physical and emotional signs of abuse; Discuss the nursing implications and reporting requirement when caring for a child who is a victim of abuse.
Approved for 2.5 continuing education units-CEUs-contact hours for the following professions:
- Nurses (RN, LVN, LPN) (all states)
- Certified Case Managers (CCM)
- Social Workers (NASW)
Must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2023.