I Promise Not To Tell – Child Abuse
Child abuse, or non accidental injury to a child, is one of the most difficult calls for EMS providers to respond to. This presentation will help you feel more comfortable in recognizing what is, and isn’t, child abuse and what your responsibilities are as a mandatory reporter and to yourself and your crew. This installment of our Pediatric and Obstetric Awareness Boot Camps where you will also discover:
The true meaning of child abuse and how to define it.
The FOUR different categories of child abuse. Yes is more than one.
The patterns of injury that are characteristic of abuse
Your responsibilities as an EMS Provider with regards to reporting abuse (more…)