Educational Resources for Medical Residents
CHAMP Residency Training Program
Medical residents who do a child abuse rotation with a CHAMP Mentor may be eligible to complete the CHAMP Residency Training Program. For more information about this program, click on CHAMP Residency Program Process.
Child Abuse OSCE: Identifying, Managing and Reporting a Physical Abuse Case
The SUNY Upstate Medical University Department of Pediatrics developed an OSCE (Observed Structured Clinical Examination) case of child abuse to teach and evaluate skills in communication and systems based practice. Using a video monitor, faculty in an adjoining room observed the exchange between the resident and parent, played by a standardized patient actor. Later, the resident and faculty viewed the video and discussed ways to improve communications with the parent. The standardized patient actor also provided direct feedback to the resident about the interaction. The University Hospital Child Abuse Coordinator played the role of the hotline staff member and provided feedback about that exchange. In addition, faculty evaluated written assignments. The New York State CHAMP Program funded the pilot program and is making a packet of OSCE materials available through its website. The packet contains: