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Forensic Nurses and Child Life Specialist: Building Blocks for Pediatric Care

Course Description
This course provides the forensic nurse with education regarding collaboration with the Child Life Specilaist to provide developmentally appropriate care for the pediatric forensic patient.
Learning Outcome(s)
85% of participants will have an increase in knowledge in the care of pediatric forensic patients utilizing tools regarding early childhood development and Child Life Specialist.
Content Warning
The content in this course necessarily discusses the sexual assault of people, which may be emotionally and intellectually challenging. We do our best to make this course a space where we can engage bravely, empathetically, and thoughtfully with difficult content. This course includes realistic portrayals of patients that have experienced sexual assault and may be triggering for some.
2024 Date(s)
*This is an online asynchronous coure*
Course material is accessible all year round after successful registration! 
Enrollment Cap
N/A. This a self-paced online course.
Nursing Professional Development 
3.25 hours awarded upon completion
Alternate Continuing Education
Course Price
Non-Texas Resident Texas Resident HRSA Grantee IHS Participant
$0 $0 $0 $0 

Non-Texas Resident: Health care professionals who do not reside or work in a Texas health care facility.

Texas Resident: Health care professionals who reside or work in a Texas health care facility. Proof of Texas residence or Texas employment will be required to register. 

HRSA Grantee: Health care professional who has submitted an application for the HRSA Grantee program and has been approved. 

IHS Participant: Attending on behalf of Indian Health Service (IHS).

Delivery Modality

This course will be delivered completely online (via 

Once you are registered, you will be loaded to the online course in Canvas and provided information on how to create a username/password and access the Canvas Learning Management System. 





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Accreditation Statement(s)

Texas A&M University School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.