Emergency Department Clinical Pathway for Evaluation/Treatment
of Children with Sexual Abuse Concerns

  • Expedite to ED Room as able
  • Epic Chat ED SW
Non-acute Sexual Assault Cases
ED Team Evaluation
  • SART activation not required
  • Complete history and physical
  • STI testing, treatment as indicated
  • SW Evaluation, Reporting
  • Multidisciplinary team interview
  • Event history, acute symptoms
  • Screen for Sex Trafficking
  • Mental health assessment
Child/Adolescent/Family Preparation
Child Life, analgesia, anxiolysis
Injuries associated with sexual assault
Laboratory Testing
Discharge Planning