WI CAN Webinars are held on the 3rd Friday of each month. To register for the webinar in GoToWebinar click here
SA Peer Review is held quarterly for invited medical professionals only.
The Wisconsin Child Abuse Network (WI CAN) Educational Series consists of statewide, web-based lectures and case-based discussions on various topics related to child maltreatment delivered and led by subject matter experts. The target audience consists of physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, other allied health professionals, law enforcement officials, social workers and attorneys. The goal of the educational series is to improve the recognition of child maltreatment and management of cases when child maltreatment is a concern.
- Improve detection of child maltreatment.
- Understand the health care provider’s role in reporting and evaluating children suspected of being maltreated.
- Appropriately consider other conditions that could be mistaken for child maltreatment.
Lynn K. Sheets, MD, FAAP
Child Abuse Pediatrician, Medical Director, Child Advocacy and Protection Services
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin
Section Chief, Child Advocacy and Protection
ACCME Accreditation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education to physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 2.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Nursing Contact Hours
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Nurses who successfully complete each monthly activity will receive 1.0 nursing contact hours. Nurses who successfully complete each quarterly activity will receive 2.0 nursing contact hours.
Social Work Contact Hours
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, provider #1021 is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 1/29/16 through 1/29/19.
This workshop fulfills Continuing Education requirements for the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services for the State of Wisconsin for Social Work certification and licensure under MPSW 19.
For nonsocial work credentialed or licensed staff; of other academic disciplines – please check with your licensing/regulatory board for CEU approval.
Social workers participating in this course will receive 1.2 continuing education clock hours.
Attorney Continuing Legal Education Credit
The Wisconsin Department of Justice Statewide Education & Training (SPET) program requests CLE approval for WI CAN webinars through the WI Board of Bar Examiners. Approved WI CAN webinar CLEs can be applied towards the CLEs required for WI attorneys’ license maintenance.
- Emergency Medicine Providers
- Family Medicine Providers
- Physician Assistants
- Advanced Practice Nurses
- Allied Health Care Professionals
- Social Workers
- Law Enforcement Professionals
At the conclusion of this activity, I will be able to:
- Improve detection of child maltreatment
- Understand the health care provider’s role in reporting and evaluating children suspected of being maltreated
- Appropriately consider other conditions that could be mistaken for child maltreatment
- Create a plan about how to access child maltreatment medical expertise
In accordance with the ACCME® standard for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose:
Lynn K. Sheets, MD, FAAP
Jennifer Yates, MS, FNP-BC
Connie Klick, MSW
Thomas Fallon, JD