Jun 16, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019

PEDI 428 - CHILD ABUSE

[152 Hours]
Each student will learn physical, laboratory, and history taking techniques in the evaluation of suspected child maltreatment, including physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect. An emphasis is made on meeting all physicians’ basic legal responsibilities to aid in the prevention, recognition, investigation and/or prosecution of suspected abuse of children. Faculty assessment of the student’s interest, knowledge, and skills is based on observation of the student’s performance during the elective. Space is limited.