Domestic Violence for Kentucky Nurses
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Expiration Date: December 31, 2016
Nurses are in a unique position to intervene in identified cases of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). Gain effective tools in recognition, intervention and referral of IPV victims.
Kentucky Nurses - This fulfills your one-time Domestic Violence requirement.
This course should not be taken in conjunction with the 2 or 1-hour IPV courses N1500 and N1623.
- Recognize the significance and magnitude of the program of IPV in the U.S. today.
- Identify the dynamics of IPV across the lifespan.
- Specify the stages of successful change.
- Identify IPV in the healthcare setting.
- Indicate ways to document the presence of IPV and its manifestations.
- Recognize the important steps in basic forensic photo documentation.
- Specify essential factors for patient safety.
- Choose appropriate strategies to utilize when intervening with victims of IPV.
- Recognize the dynamics of IPV in teens and in the elderly.
- Select appropriate referral resources for Kentucky DV.
- Identify effective interaction strategies for IPV perpetrators.
Ellen H. Taliaferro, MD, FACEP, is a violence prevention author and educator from the Bay Area in northern California. In 1998, Dr. Taliaferro founded the Violence Intervention Prevention (VIP) Center at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, TX. She is co-president and co-founder of Physicians for a Violence-free Society (PVS), a non-profit organization dedicated to helping physicians, other health care providers, and individuals play an active role in reducing violence in our society. She continues to be affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical, Dallas, TX, as Professor of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine. Dr Taliaferro is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and completed a Pew Fellowship in Health Policy at UCSF. She is recognized as one of the nation’s leading violence prevention experts and has educated thousands of physicians on violence prevention, through courses, lectures, and publications. She co-authored The Physician’s Guide to Domestic Violence.
- Contact hours will be awarded for up to one (1) year from the date the course is ordered.
- You must score 75% or higher on the final exam and complete the course evaluation to pass this course and receive a certificate of completion.
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