A Clinician's Guide to Sexual Assault

Credit Pricing 

CME Certificate Fee: $50.00 (USD) for certificate

Optional Maintenance of Certification Credit (MOC) Fee: $10.00 (USD) per point

Credits Available 

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
  • 2.00 Part II MOC points are available for these specialty board(s) (Optional):

American Board of Internal Medicine 

  • Credit Type: Medical Knowledge 
  • Practice Areas: Internal Medicine 

Learning Objectives

As a result of completing this activity, the participant will be better able to:

  • Describe the changing legal environment surrounding rape and sexual assault.

  • Manage patient concerns and law enforcement issues that arise in cases of sexual assault.

  • Work with trained sexual assault nurse examiners.

  • Perform an appropriate forensic examination.

  • Arrange for necessary medical treatment and follow-up of sexual assault victims.

Additional Information

Virtual Lecture Hall
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 MOC II
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

David Lickerman, MD is Medical Director of the Emergency Department at St. Joseph's Hospital West in Lake St. Louis, Missouri. He is also a System Medical Officer (SMO) of the Schumacher Group. He was formerly Associate Director of Emergency Medical Services at Christian Hospitals NE-NW in St. Louis, Missouri. His residency training was in Internal Medicine at St. Luke's Hospital-Washington University in St. Louis. His board certifications include Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Quality Improvement. He has written and lectured nationally on the subjects of risk management, medical quality improvement, and physician-patient communication. Most recently he co-authored a chapter entitled “Emergency Department Risk Management: Promoting quality and safety in a chaotic environment” in the fifth edition of Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations published by the American Society of Healthcare Risk Managers in 2006. Other software programs written by Dr. Lickerman, and published by MeduLogic, include "Clinical Communication and Risk Management Strategies for Emergency Medicine""Risk Management & the Art of Primary Care", and "The Many Faces of Family Violence." Additional information about these programs is available at image www.medulogic.com.

Disclosure: Dr. Lickerman states that he does not have any financial arrangements that could constitute a conflict of interest.

The following University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson CME Reviewers, Activity Directors, or Planning Committee Members have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests that could constitute a conflict of interest with the proposed activity:

Robert Amend, M.Ed.
Randa Kutob, MD

ACCME/AMA PRA Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and Medulogic. The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Recognition Statement(s)

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 2.00 Medical Knowledge Part II MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

If you elect to receive MOC credit for this course, you give permission for VLH.com to share your information and activity completion data with the ACCME and the specialty board(s) chosen through the ACCME's Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS).

Available Credit

  • 2.00 MOC II
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit


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