Program Description: 

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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.


Keywords: Child Maltreatment, Child Abuse, Systems Response

Target audience: 
  • Pediatricians
  • Emergency Medicine Providers
  • Family Medicine Providers
  • Physician Assistants
  • Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Allied Health Care Professionals
  • Social Workers
  • Law Enforcement Professionals
  • Attorneys
Learning objectives: 

Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:

  • Improve detection of child maltreatment
  • Examine the health care provider’s role in reporting and evaluating children suspected of being maltreated
  • Determine other conditions that could be mistaken for child maltreatment
  • Create a plan about how to access child maltreatment medical expertise
Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Director(s):
Lynne Sheets, MD
Academic Position, Location
Department Position, Location
In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.


Elizabeth Champion
Series date: 
01/01/2024 - 1:00am CST to 12/31/2024 - 11:59pm CST
ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. 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 1.00 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Group description: 
Series location: 
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States