Level 3 – Adolescent Presenting with Intoxication
This micro skills course follows the case of an intoxicated teenager presenting to a hospital accident and emergency department (A&E). Allegations of sexual assault develop and concerns regarding risk of sexual exploitation emerge. Identification and management of the safeguarding issues are explored.
What will I learn?
- By the end of this session you will be able to:
- Describe the roles of health care professionals who might be involved in the management of a child or young person who has been the victim of a suspected sexual assault. This includes general practitioners (GPs), A&E doctors and nurses, paediatricians, forensic doctors and nurses, Sexual Health service, medical and nursing staff and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists and nurses;
- Judge a young person’s capacity to understand and give consent to assessment and information sharing;
- Identify situations that suggest a young person is at risk of sexual exploitation;
- Identify short and long-term outcomes of abuse and understand some of the factors that may influence these
Course provided in association with
- This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
- Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
- This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
- You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
- This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.