Recognizing and Reporting Abuse In Adolescence


A knowledge gap assessment revealed that registered nurses are unfamiliar with their role inTexas' mandatory reporting laws for abuse or recognizing red flags in the context of adolescent care. Ms. Salmond is a certified SANE nurse and will cover such topics as: 
What is a forensic nurse? What is abuse? Who are mandated reporters? What are signs of abuse in an adolescent? Case studies will supplement the material and assist with application of the content to the clinical arena.
 
Once you are registered for the course, please click on the blue bar to access the video content, and once you have completed the video, click the green button to complete the evaluation.  Extra course materials which will enhance the viewing of the video have also been provided below by clicking on the link under "Course Material(s)". Once you have completed the evaluation, a certificate of completion will be issued to you and stored in your Learning Express account for access at any time. By completing the evaluation you are stating that you have completed the CNE requirements as outlined below:
 
Requirements for Successful Completion: To receive contact hours for this continuing education activity, the participant must register, watch the entire video, and complete and submit the evaluation form. Once successful completion has been verified, a “Certificate of Successful Completion” will be awarded for 1.0 contact hours.
 
Accreditation Statement: University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
 
Conflicts of Interest: The activity’s Nurse Planner has determined that no one who has the ability to control the content of this CNE activity – planning committee members and presenters/authors/content reviewers – has a conflict of interest.

Fee

$15.00

CE Hours

1.00

CE Units

0.100

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Registered Nurses

 

 

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Mary Salmond
RN, Baylor Scott & White Health


Brief Bio : Mary Salmond, BSN, RN, CA-CP SANE, earned her Associate of Science in Nursing degree from Northwest Florida State College in 2009, her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Grand Canyon University in 2018 and will complete her Master of Science in Nursing degree in Leadership in Diverse Settings from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2022. With frequent relocations, due to her spouse’s career in the US Army, she has worked in various states and populations with a focus in Pediatric & Adult Med-Surg, Pediatric Emergency, Pediatric & Adult Forensics, and currently Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility. She started working with sexual assault patients in 2014 and has maintained her CA-CP SANE certification since July of 2017 and has been a member of the International Association of Forensic Nurses since 2016. She has completed over 380 forensic exams, testified 7 times at Bell County, Fort Hood, and Coryell County, and was qualified as an expert witness in January 2020. She has presented at conferences in partnership with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, and the Texas Emergency Nurses Association, and giving specialized presentations to Killeen Fire Department, Common Thread, Temple Police Department, Killeen Police Department, and UMHB School of Nursing. With the recent retirement of her spouse, they have decided on Belton, TX as their permanent residence and look forward to watching their 12-year-old twin boys, Carter & Cooper, enjoy stability while being continually entertained by the shenanigans of their 4 dogs: Chuck Norris, Betty White, Master Chief, & Leroy Jenkins.

Release Date: Jun 12, 2022
Credit Expiration Date: Jun 12, 2024

CE Hours

1.00

Fee

$15.00