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Evaluation and Management of Female Victims of Sexual Assault

Roxanne Vrees, MD
Medical Director, Emergency Obstetrics and Gynecology
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island

The purpose/goal(s) of this activity is to enable providers of women's health care to have a greater knowledge of the management and treatment of female victims of sexual abuse.

Objectives:

  • Describe the clinical and forensic components of the initial evaluation of a female victim of sexual assault.
  • Counsel and treat patients for sexually transmitted infections and HIV following a sexual assault.
  • Determine immediate and long-term follow up needs of victims of sexual assault.

1.0 Contact Hour