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Domestic Abuse

This course will discuss domestic abuse and will provide you with the information you need to:

  • Identify victims
  • Assess victims
  • Refer victims to other resources
  • Report victims of this form of abuse

By doing so, you can:

  • Maintain compliance with The Joint Commission standards
  • Improve public health
  • Improve your agency's quality of patient care

Specific information for Florida providers to meet state board requirements is also included.

Courseware Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify key characteristics of domestic abuse and abusive relationships.
  • List the effects of domestic abuse on the victim and children as they relate to the provision of care.
  • Cite the methods for and components of assessing victims of domestic abuse in a clinical setting.
  • Identify the reporting requirements for domestic abuse and how mandatory reporting may affect interactions with patients.