This 2 CE credit course is directed to all healthcare professionals. Presented are the definition, statistics, and patterns of domestic violence in America. This course outlines intimate partner violence, elder abuse and neglect, and child abuse and neglect. Learn the factors that make healthcare professionals reluctant to intervene in these situations. Although laws and definition of terms may vary among states, all state legislatures have passed laws requiring that you must take action to help the victim - failure to report is a first degree misdemeanor!
This course has been approved by a MQA Board and fulfills the renewal and disciplinary continuing education requirements for 2 hours of Domestic Violence as required for state licensing in the state of Florida - 456.031, F.S. and 64B-5.010, F.A.C.