2020 Puawaitahi, Starship Hospital and MEDSAC Paediatric Training Course on the Medical Assessment of Sexually Abused Children and Adolescents
Initial & Refresher Training
Please note the MEDSAC office is closed from Friday 20 December 2019 to Monday 6 January 2020. Please submit an Expression of Interest, but we may not respond until the office re-opens. Thank you.
This training course is run annually and is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary course for clinicians (doctors and nurses) wanting to gain competence, or have an update, in the medical assessment of children and young people referred for alleged sexual abuse.
Course convener: Dr Patrick Kelly
Dr Patrick Kelly FRACP is a Paediatrician, Honorary Associate Professor in Paediatrics at the University of Auckland and Clinical Director of the Starship Child Protection Team (Te Puaruruhau). This is based in Puawaitahi, New Zealand's first multi-agency child advocacy centre.