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FSCT 9850 - Pediatric Sexual Violence Examiner Core Education

Forensic Investigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This comprehensive course is designed to broaden the expertise of registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and physicians who currently provide or will be providing pediatric sexual violence medical evaluation. The focus of this Canadian-based education 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 evaluation, documentation, and application of forensic science principles.

Prerequisite(s)

FSCT 9840 and/or current FNE experience or physician

Credits

3.0

Cost

$1,508.54

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 45105

Mon Sep 17 - Fri Dec 14 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 17 - Dec 14 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,508.54

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course is for students in the Forensic Health Science Program. For approval to register, please contact Julia Dreyer at jdreyer@bcit.ca. For more information on Forensic Science & Technology Programs, please visit bcit.ca/forensics .
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply findings in the recent medical literature to the evaluation and management of suspected sexual abuse/assault.
  • Identify the dynamics of sexual abuse.
  • Formulate an approach to the pediatric health history and rapport building in a child which incorporates medico-legal considerations.
  • Determine the role of the clinician in consent management 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.
  • Evaluate and incorporate evidence-based concepts for documentation and forensic evidence collection.
  • Evaluate 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.
  • Identify aspects of trauma in children who have been sexually abused as it applies to clinical practice.
  • Formulate a comprehensive approach to service delivery including consideration for ethical issues in complex cases including cases involving drug-facilitated sexual violence, internet luring, human trafficking, children with disabilities and cultural considerations.

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

FSCT 9850 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Forensic Health Sciences
    Part-time   Graduate Certificate

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