Detecting Human Trafficking at Baptist Outpatient Services

Recent studies have shown that up to 50% of trafficking victims in the United States were seen by healthcare professionals while in captivity and were not identified. In 2018, Florida ranked third in the number of human trafficking cases reported in the United States.

NOTE: BOS Contracted Physicians are required to complete Human Trafficking training every two years. 
Please submit your certificates of completion to:
CritiCare Clinics, Inc: Jublka(Christina) Ferrer  at Jublkaf@baptisthealth.net
Urgent Care Physicians of South Florida: Gabriela Picado  at GabrielaPi@baptisthealth.net

Target Audience

Baptist Outpatient Services contracted physicians and licensed independent providers who treat patients at urgent care centers, free-standing emergency departments, ambulatory and surgical centers.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain Florida human trafficking (HT) statistics.
  • Identify behavioral components of HT victims.
  • Implement Baptist Outpatient Services processes to assess and safely care for the victim.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Baldwin, S. B., Eisenman, D. P., Sayles, J. N., Ryan, G., & Chuang, K. S. (2011). Identification of human trafficking victims in health care settings. Health Hum Rights, 13(1), e36-e49.
  • National Human Trafficking Hotline. https://humantraffickinghotline.org/states.  Accessed January 2019
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
01/01/2019
Course expires: 
01/01/2022

Authors
Glorimar Gonzalez, BSN, R.N.
Quality Educator
Baptist Outpatient Services

Maria Olmeda, MSN, BSN, R.N., CNML
Manager of Quality and Performance Improvement
Baptist Outpatient Services

Narrator
Marie Vital Acle, MPH, MCHES
Manager, Online Learning Program

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
              
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/01/2019
Course expires: 
01/01/2022
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