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Release Date: September 8, 2017
Expiration Date: September 30, 2020
Healthcare providers are on the front lines of recognizing signs of trafficking and advocating for their patients. This course provides an overview of human trafficking, including the types of trafficking, and who may be at a high risk of becoming trafficked. Learners will be able to identify potential trafficked persons using clinical signs and screening tools, describe components and how to implement trauma-informed care, and review appropriate national organizations and local resources when intervening in human trafficking cases. The course provides insights into the facts surrounding human trafficking and relevant health risks for the trafficked person. The elements of human trafficking are reviewed; these include the act, the means and the purpose. Nurses will be not only be able to identify warning signs of human trafficking in a health care setting, but also how to report these victims. Psychological methods used by the traffickers will also be included.
NOTE: This course is an extraction of, and should not be taken in conjunction with, N1691 - Human Trafficking: Identification, Intervention, and Prevention
Florida & Michigan Nurses - This course fulfills your human trafficking requirement.
- Describe human trafficking, including the types of trafficking and those populations most vulnerable to trafficking.
- Identify potential trafficked persons using clinical signs and screening tools.
- Describe components and implementation of trauma-informed care.
- Review appropriate national organizations and local resources when intervening in human trafficking cases.
Hanni Stoklosa, MD, MPH, is an emergency physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, faculty at Harvard Medical School, and a Human Trafficking and Forced Labor fellow at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University in Boston. She is an Institute of Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine fellow in health sciences policy and cofounder of HEAL (Health, Education, Advocacy, Linkages) Trafficking, an international network of professionals combating human trafficking from a public health perspective. Through her work, she seeks to advance research and policy on the health needs of human trafficking victims globally and locally.
- Courses must be completed on or before the expiration date noted in the course description above.
- 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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- All persons involved in the planning and development of this course have disclosed no relevant financial relationships or other conflicts of interest related to the course content.