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INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 0.75

Target Audience:

This activity is directed to physicians who take care of hospitalized children, medical students, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants working in the emergency room, intensive care unit, or hospital wards.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review the what prevents children from disclosing sexual abuse. 
  • Review what helps children tell about sexual abuse they suffered. 
  • Review how and why forensic interviewers are used to interview children who have believed to suffer from sexual abuse. 

There is no educational content to this course. This course is designed to only administer the post-test and collect CME evaluations for the podcast associated with this training.

Suggested Additional Reading & Joint Accreditation Statement: Note: This Accreditation Statement Supersedes All Other Statements:

  1. Brennan, E., and McElvaney, R. (2020) What Helps Children Tell? A Qualitative Meta-Analysis of Child Sexual Abuse Disclosure. Child Abuse Rev., 29: 97– 113. https://doi.org/10.1002/car.2617.
  2. Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2017). Forensic interviewing: A primer for child welfare professionals. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Bureau.


Joint Accreditation Statement: 
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Authors:
Jennifer Clarke, MD — Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics, Univ of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Child Advocacy Center
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Sara L. Gluzman, MS — Forensic Interviewer Lead. Child Advocacy Center. UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Tony R. Tarchichi MD — Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC.) Paul C. Gaffney Diagnostic Referral Group
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.