Education for Child Abuse Medical Providers

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Course : 0003 Fractures and Child Abuse

This course reviews bone findings that are commonly observed in children that have suffered inflicted trauma. It covers the mechanisms for specific injuries and appropriate management plans to evaluate for fractures.


  • Describe types of fractures seen in child abuse.
  • Review basic mechanisms of injuries.
  • Describe management plans to evaluate for fractures.

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The material presented in this course does not necessarily reflect the views of CHAMP or any funders. These materials may discuss therapeutic products that are off-label uses of approved products. This website should not take the place of consultation with a child abuse medical expert or careful case review with a Multi-Disciplinary Team. Readers should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this educational activity or using the material for legal purposes. All material on this website is subject to change dependent on new research and published guidelines.