Human Trafficking in the Healthcare Setting

Recognizing and Responding to Human Trafficking for Health Care Providers

Course Expiration Date:  9/30/19

This course is free. 

Course Description:  This course is designed to educate healthcare workers on the basic definition of human trafficking, prepare healthcare workers to be able to recognize victims, and equip healthcare workers wit resources once they recognize victims.

Instructor:  Elizabeth Norris RN, BSN

Target Audience:  Nursing, Social Workers, Counselors and Therapists

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this presentation, the learner will be able to:

•Educate healthcare workers on basic definition of human trafficking
•Prepare healthcare workers to be able to recognize victims
•Equip healthcare workers with resources once they recognize victims

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 1 contact hour.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 1 hour of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 1 clock hour of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Upstate AHEC Credit: This program is approved for 0.1 CEUs (1 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.


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