ChildAbuseRoles&Goals

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Armed Forces Center for Child Protection Child Abuse in the ER Child Abuse in the ER Roles and Goals
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Armed Forces Center for Child Protection The Setup The Setup The ER Physician or Nurse becomes  suspicious of abuse The ER cannot or does not want to deal  with it The Pediatric Resident is called
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Armed Forces Center for Child Protection Are You Alone? Are You Alone? Resources Family advocacy Children’s protective services Law enforcement Consultants Pediatric attending AFCCP
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Armed Forces Center for Child Protection Resources Resources Who should you call? Who should come in? Case match with the goals of the  resource
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Armed Forces Center for Child Protection Pediatric Roles and  Pediatric Roles and  Goals Goals Primum non nocere Always hard when abuse is the concern Treat the injury Return the child to the best home  environment available Return the child to the best home  environment available Determine if there is abuse Identify who or where the abuser is Arrange for the child to be elsewhere
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