Clinical management of rape

This course is the fifth in a series of five courses that introduce you to guidance on the clinical management of survivors of rape and intimate partner violence (CMR-IPV). This course highlights the type of care and treatments available to survivors of rape. It provides an overview of the different steps involved in caring for survivors of rape. The course also has a dedicated module on special considerations for child and male survivors.

En mode autodidacte
Langue: English

Informations sur le cours

Course overview:

Sexual violence and intimate partner violence (IPV) can be especially problematic during complex emergencies and natural disasters. In these situations, civilian women and children are often targets of abuse, exploitation, and violence because of their sex, age, and status in society.

This course aims to describe best practices and detailed guidance on the clinical management of women, men, and children who have been raped, from first-line support, to procedures, examination, follow-up, forensic evidence collection, and treatment options applicable to several contexts. The course’s target audience is healthcare providers working in emergencies who may be confronted with CMR-IPV and would need to apply an integrated clinical approach to care for rape survivors in vulnerable settings.

This course is the fifth in a series of five courses. We recommend to first complete the first four courses

The course consists of videos, presentations, case studies, and quizzes. It focuses on knowledge and skill-building.

Course duration: Approximately one hour

Ce que vous apprendrez

  • Provide care and treatment to survivors of rape
  • Explain the steps to care for survivors of rape

À qui s'adresse ce cours

  • The primary audience for this program is qualified health care providers (e.g. health coordinators, medical doctors, clinical officers, midwives, and nurses) working in emergency situations. The program can also be used in planning care services and training health care providers.

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Certificate Requirements

  • Obtenez un certificat de réussite en gagnant plus de 80% du nombre maximal de points pour la somme de toutes les tâches hebdomadaires.
  • Obtenez une attestation de participation en complétant au moins 80% du matériel du cours.