October 17 Oct 17
Friday Fri

3rd Annual Medical Response to Child Abuse and Neglect

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, Stanford, CA


Statement of Need

This CME symposium will address the need of medical practitioners treating pediatric patients to increase and improve the fund of knowledge regarding child abuse and neglect, increase awareness of this issue and available resources and to increase comfort level in screening and treating these patients. This course will offer practical strategies on implementing these skills in the clinical practice.

Target Audience

This regional conference is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians across all specialties, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, lawyers, and law enforcement officers.

Learning Objectives 

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

• Develop skills to recognize and treat child abuse in clinical practices according to evidence-based guidelines.
• Develop skills and strategies to consistently and timely document and report suspected child abuse.
• Apply the multi-disciplinary approach to treat and protect abused children.


The Stanford University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Stanford University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


The California Board of Registered Nursing recognizes that Continuing Medical Education (CME) is acceptable for meeting RN continuing education requirements, as long as the course is certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ (rn.ca.gov). Nurses will receive a Certificate of Attendance following this activity that may be used for license renewal.

Behavioral Sciences

The Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Department of Social Services is accredited by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Continuing Education Provider number PCE3981. This course meets the qualifications for 5.50 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Please email stanfordcme@stanford.edu with any questions.

Contact Information

Please email stanfordcme@stanford.edu with any questions.