Introduction to Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence

Introduction to Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence

Course Expiration Date: 10/31/19

This course is free.  

Course Description: This course will provide participants with an introduction to domestic violence and intimate partner violence.

Instructor: Dr. Valerie Ekue

Target Audience: All Healthcare professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • The participant will be able to define domestic/intimate partner violence to include the legal definition.
  • The participant will be able to restate 2 descriptions of abuse that may not necessarily be in the legal definition that will assist them in identifying an abusive situation.
  • Given a patient scenario the participant will be able to identify at least one type of domestic/intimate partner violence.

Length of Course: 60 minutes

Certificates:

Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by The South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1.05 contact hours

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 1.0  clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Dietitians:  1.0 hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 1.0 clock hours 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.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 1.50 hours 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.

 Massage Therapists:  This program has been approved for 1.2hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy.  SC State Provider Number is 2  Expires 6/30/2020.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.1 CEUs (1.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets 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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