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Domestic and Sexual Violence

Domestic and Sexual Violence

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The purpose of this course is to provide healthcare professionals with the skills and confidence necessary to identify victims of sexual or domestic violence and to intervene appropriately and effectively. In addition, members of the public may use this course to enhance their personal knowledge of the subject matter presented.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

1. Identify common types of domestic and sexual violence.
2. Outline signs of abuse or victimization.
3. Describe the health effects and implications of domestic violence and/or sexual assault, including effects on pregnancy, developing fetuses, and child witnesses.
4. Evaluate the unique risk factors for and consequences of domestic and sexual violence in special populations.
5. Discuss traits of perpetrators of domestic and/or sexual violence.
6. Analyze screening and assessment methods to identify victims of abuse.
7. Describe appropriate responses to domestic and sexual violence, including best practices for follow-up care.

This 5-hour continuing education course is available for download for professional development; if continuing education credit is desired, please see instructions included in eBook.

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BN ID: 2940161516706
Publisher: NetCE
Publication date: 06/01/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 323,410
File size: 252 KB

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