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Pediatric Examiner, Sexual Violence Core Education FSCT 7843

Forensic Investigation Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This 45 hour comprehensive course is designed to broaden the expertise of nurses and physicians who currently provide or will be providing pediatric sexual violence medical evaluation. The focus of this Canadian-based, basic to intermediate level training will be on caring for the sexually abused pediatric population. This evidence-based course will be interactive, case-based and provide practical opportunities for clinicians to obtain feedback on different practice elements including documentation. The target audience for this course are nurses who: (1) have received training as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner— Adult/Adolescent. (2) have been practicing for over 1 year in the area of sexual assault. (3) currently providing or will be providing service for pediatric sexual abuse/assault victims. (4) Physicians who are currently providing or will be conducting medical evaluation for pediatric sexual abuse/assault victims.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Admission to a Forensic credential program or permission of the Program Coordinator.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$955.78 - $975.08 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of FSCT 7843 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 62188

Duration

Tue Apr 02 - Fri May 24 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 62188
  • Domestic fees $955.78
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 02 - May 24 N/A N/A Online
Apr 17 - Apr 24 Wed 09:00 - 10:30 Online
May 08 Wed 09:00 - 10:30 Online
May 22 Wed 09:00 - 10:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$955.78

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This course is asynchronous ONLINE with four (4) synchronous livestream sessions: 9-1030 PST / 1200-1330 EST: Wednesday April 17, 24, May 8 and 22, 2024. For the required textbook: www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/buy_main.asp? (BCIT SPRING SUMMER 2024 TERM... DE – FSCT 7843). Please contact the Program Assistants for departmental approval at BCIT_Forensics@bcit.ca with your BCIT A0#. If you do not have a #, you can create one here: secure.bcit.ca/sis/reg/.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Fall 2024

Below is one offering of FSCT 7843 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 41220

Duration

Mon Oct 07 - Fri Nov 29 (8 weeks)

  • 8 weeks
  • CRN 41220
  • Domestic fees $975.08
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 07 - Nov 29 N/A N/A Online
Oct 23 - Oct 30 Wed 16:00 - 17:30 Distance
Nov 13 Wed 16:00 - 17:30 Distance
Nov 27 Wed 16:00 - 17:30 Distance
Instructor

Tanya Smith

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$975.08

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This course is asynchronous ONLINE with four (4) synchronous livestream sessions: Oct 23, 30 Nov 13 and 27 at 1600-1730 PST. Please contact the Program Assistants for departmental approval at BCIT_Forensics@bcit.ca with your BCIT A0#. If you do not have a #, you can create one here: secure.bcit.ca/sis/reg/. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. 3. Required textbooks: www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/buy_main.asp? (BCIT FALL 2024 TERM... DE – FSCT - 7843). Materials available for purchase at the BCIT Bookstore Monday, July 22 2024 (Approx.)
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Apply findings in the recent medical literature to the evaluation and management of suspected sexual abuse/assault.
  • Apply an understanding of the dynamics of sexual abuse.
  • Formulate an approach to the pediatric health history and rapport building in a child which incorporates medico-legal considerations.
  • Apply an understanding of the role of clinician consent and duty to report legislation as it relates to clinical practice.
  • Apply an evidence based approach to the interpretation of genital examination findings in children and adolescents.
  • Identify and incorporate evidence-based concepts for documentation and forensic evidence collection.
  • Apply issues related to transmission, testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections to clinical practice.
  • Formulate an approach to the assessment of physical abuse-skin injuries in children with suspected sexual abuse.
  • Describe the role of the clinician in the criminal and family court setting as it applies to clinical practice.
  • Apply an understanding of trauma in children who have been sexually abused to clinical practice.
  • Identify the importance and concepts of non-offending care giver support.
  • Formulate a comprehensive approach to service delivery in complex cases including cases involving drug-facilitated sexual assault, internet luring, human trafficking, children with disabilities and cultural considerations.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2013

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