Sexual Abuse, Kids and STDs: What is the Latest Information SANEs need to Know

Children who experience sexual abuse can suffer from a wide range of health problems across their lifespan. In addition to immediate health issues such as exposure and risk of sexually transmitted diseases must be considered by the clinician. In the National Protocol for Sexual Abuse Medical Forensic Exams: Pediatric a part of the evaluation of children in both acute and non-acute child sexual abuse cases includes evaluation for STDs, including HIV and providing care for that.  During this webinar, Dr. Lori Frasier will discuss the latest recommendations for sexually abused children- including screening recommendations, testing recommendations and treatment.  

Presented by: Lori Fraser, MD, Child Abuse Pediatrician, Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Center for the Protection of Children, Penn State Hershey Medical Center/College of Medicine

The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this webinar are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.


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