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Resources for physicians – Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting for Mandated Reporters

Recent legislation has changed how Pennsylvania responds to child abuse. These changes significantly impact the reporting, investigation, assessment, prosecution and judicial handling of child abuse and neglect cases. PAMED is offering free training to comply with the CME requirement.  Get … Continue reading

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When Do Physicians and Other Health Care Team Members Need a Child Abuse Clearance?

The Department of Human Services (DHS) recently clarified for the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) its interpretation as to when a child abuse clearance is required for physicians and other members of the health care team. The scope of the requirement’s … Continue reading

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Free Child Abuse CME That Meets State Licensure Requirements

Pennsylvania physicians now have access to free child abuse CME that meets the state’s licensure requirements. Under the amended Child Protective Services Law (CPSL), all physicians must complete approved training on child abuse recognition and reporting as a condition of … Continue reading

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