Educational/QI Opportunities

Online Courses:

Child Abuse: Abusive Head Trauma and Cutaneous Injury
The SOCAN has developed two Pedialink modules to assist with training residents and others on identifying child abuse. It takes about an hour to complete both and each qualifies for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  There is no cost for residents.  A fee of $24 for other AAP members.

Child Abuse Medical Provider Program (CHAMP) Child Abuse Courses
Free courses include Child Abuse Reporting: The Basics, Adolescent Sexual Assault: Consent Issues, Fractures and Child Abuse, and Evaluating Child Sexual Abuse. Optional CME and MOC credit have a fee of $35 each. Registration is required.

myQIportal – Quality Improvement Project for Child Sexual Abuse
Qualifies for MOC Part 4 credit for Performance in Practice. Cost is $250 to complete the module.

Webinar Series on Human Trafficking
The Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Stephanie V. Blank Center for Safe and Healthy Children and the Governor’s Office for Children and Families is presenting a Web-based training series on human trafficking. It aims to educate professionals on sex trafficking of children and teens. The series includes six individual modules which will be presented via live webinars. Interested professionals may attend any of the webinars and do not need to complete all six. The modules do not need to be completed in order; however it isrecommended that learners with limited knowledge of this topic complete the Introduction module prior to others in the series. All webinars are free! The series will be offered through June 2015.

Conferences:

Inter-CAP: An International Course on Child Abuse Paediatrics
June 1-5, 2015
Uppsala University and Clarion Hotell Gillet
Uppsala, Sweden

Violence, Abuse and Toxic Stress: An Update on Trauma-informed Care in Children and Youth
July 30-August 2, 2015
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

AAP National Conference and Exhibition (NCE)
October 24-27, 2015
Pre-conference events Friday, October 23
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC

Local Trainings:

The Kempe Center in Denver, CO is launching a Summer Institute on Child Protection from July 6-24, 2015. 

The following four courses specifically designed for physicians are being offered:

  • Child Abuse and Neglect for the Medical Professional offered July 6-10 from 9:00 – 11:50.  It will be repeated over the weekend of July 17-19, 8:30-4:30. 
  • Controversies in Child Maltreatment offered July 6,7 and July 13, 14, 15, from 1:00-3:50     
  • Interpersonal Violence and Health offered July 6-10 from 1:00-3:50
  • Providing Treatment to Abused or Neglected Children and Families offered July 6-10 from 1:00-3:50.

For more information, see the brochure.