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Domestic Violence: Intimate Partner Violence, Elder Abuse and Child Abuse

Domestic Violence: Intimate Partner Violence, Elder Abuse and Child Abuse

Course author: Dana Bartlett, RN, MA, MSN
Contact Hours: 3.0
Price: $8.97
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Price includes all materials and certificate of completion.

Target audience:
   Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses,
   Licensed Practical Nurses, and Medical Assistants

Format: Homestudy
This course expires on: 6/29/2017
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Course Description
Nurses as members of the health team need to understand the causes and appropriate screening tools to identify and intervene to support victims of domestic violence. This includes increasing their knowledge to support victims to identify a safety plan and the abuser to reform. The purpose of this course is to provide nurses and health associates knowledge about the causes, screening tools and interventions for domestic violence in intimate partner relationships, children and the elderly.

Course Outline
  1. Introduction
  2. Intimate Partner Violence: Detection And Screening
    1. Why intimate partner violence is not reported
    2. Screening for intimate partner violence
    3. Hurt, insult, threaten and scream (HITS)
    4. Ongoing violence assessment tool (OVAT)
    5. Slapped, threaten and throw (STaT)
    6. Hurt, afraid, rape, kick (HARK)
    7. Woman abuse screening tool (WAST)
    8. Which screening tool is the right one?
    9. Men and intimate partner violence
  3. Injuries And Behaviors Associated With Intimate Partner Violence And Health Consequences
  4. Elder Abuse Screening
    1. ef abuse screen for the elderly (BASE)
    2. Caregiver abuse screen (CASE)
    3. Indicators of abuse screen (IOA)
    4. Elder abuse suspicion index (EASI)
  5. Screening For Child Abuse
  6. Causes Of Intimate Partner Violence, Elder Abuse And Child Abuse
  7. Intimate Partner Violence: Help And Solutions
  8. Intervention Programs For Batterers
  9. Summary
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The author, planning committee, and reviewers have no financial or other conflicts of interest related to this course. There is no sponsorship or commercial support used for this course.

There is no "off label" usage of drugs or products discussed in this course.

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