MGPO Recognizing the Signs of Medical Child Abuse (Munchausen by Proxy) in Complex Pediatric Patients

Program Description

This module will define medical child abuse (MCA) and provide tools for providers to improve their skills in managing overmedicalization and MCA cases.

 

Target Audience

This activity is intended for Pediatricians and APPS at Mass General Hospital for Children

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Define medical child abuse (MCA).
  2. Recognize vulnerable populations and systems.
  3. Describe the differential diagnosis of MCA.
  4. Apply skills in preventing, identifying, and managing cases of MCA through engagement with Mass General Hospital for Children (MGHfC) Child Protection Program.

 

Additional Information

Provided by: 

Mass General Hospital and Mass General Brigham

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Participation
Course opens: 
01/18/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Cost:
$0.00
Mass General Hospital
Boston, MA 02114
United States

Alice Newton, MD,  FAAP - Course Director
Medical Director, Child Protection Program
Massachusetts General Hospital

Justine V. Romano, LICSW
Clinical Social Worker
Massachusetts General Hospital

Suzanne M Turner
Senior Program Manager, Senior Program Manager, Physician Leadership & Professional Development
Practice Improvement Division
Mass General Brigham

 


FACULTY DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS
In accord with the disclosure policy of Mass General Brigham as well as guidelines of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), planners, speakers and anyone who may have an influence on the content of the activity have been asked to disclose any relationship they or their spouse/partner have to companies producing pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, devices, etc. that may be germane to the content of their presentation. Such disclosure is not intended to suggest or condone bias, but provides participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a given presentation.

RESOLUTION OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST (COI)
Mass General Brigham has implemented a process to resolve potential COIs for this CME activity to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance and ensure that the content is aligned with the interest of the public.

The following planners and/or their spouse/partner have reported no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:
Alice Netwon, MD, FAAP
Justine V. Romano, LICSW
Suzanne M. Turner

The following speaker and/or their spouse/partner have reported no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:
Alice Netwon, MD, FAAP
Justine V. Romano, LICSW
Suzanne M. Turner

Mass General Brigham is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mass General Brigham designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Participation

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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