Online in 2021: Puawaitahi, Starship Hospital and MEDSAC Paediatric Training Course on the Medical Assessment of Sexually Abused Children and Adolescents
Initial & Refresher Training
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.
There will be no face-to-face component in the 2021 course.
All sessions will be available online.
The programme is currently being developed.
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.