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Identifying and Assessing Domestic Abuse Victims for Ambulatory Surgery Center Professionals

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:

  • Improve public health
  • Improve your ambulatory surgery center's (ASC'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:

  • List the effects of domestic abuse on the victim and children in the household as it relates to the provision of care.
  • Cite the methods for assessing victims of domestic abuse in a clinical setting.
  • State the importance of assessing and reporting domestic abuse as a healthcare provider.