Update on Domestic Violence

This course satisfies two hour domestic violence continuing education relicensure requirement for Florida doctors, psychologists and nurses. 

Target Audience

Physicians, Psychologists (Instructional Level: Intermediate), Podiatrists, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Licensed Practical Nurses and Registered Nurses licensed in the State of Florida.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify domestic violence victims and perpetrators in clinical practice.
  • Determine the number of patients in a doctor’s office who are likely to be victims of domestic violence and the number who are likely to be perpetrators of domestic violence.
  • Recognize the cycle of violence, and assess where the patient’s domestic violence relationship fits into the cycle.
  • Explain the legal system process experienced by victims and perpetrators.
  • Differentiate domestic violence courts from others in the judicial system.
  • Appropriately refer patients who are victims of domestic violence to counseling, victim support groups and protection services.
  • Utilize resources in the local community, such as domestic violence centers and other advocacy groups that provide legal aid, shelter, victim counseling, or child protection services.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Catalano, S. M. (2006). Intimate partner violence in the United States. Washington, DC: US Department of Justice, Office of Justice programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics.
  • Chen, P. H., Rovi, S., Washington, J., Jacobs, A., Vega, M., Pan, K. Y., & Johnson, M. S. (2007). Randomized comparison of 3 methods to screen for domestic violence in family practice. The Annals of Family Medicine, 5(5), 430-435.
  • MacMillan, H. L., Wathen, C. N., Jamieson, E., Boyle, M. H., Shannon, H. S., Ford-Gilboe, M., ... & McNutt, L. A. (2009). Screening for intimate partner violence in health care settings: a randomized trial. Jama, 302(5), 493-501.
  • O’Doherty, L. J., Taft, A., Hegarty, K., Ramsay, J., Davidson, L. L., & Feder, G. (2014). Screening women for intimate partner violence in healthcare settings: abridged Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis. Bmj, 348, g2913.
  • O'Doherty, L., Hegarty, K., Ramsay, J., Davidson, L. L., Feder, G., & Taft, A. (2015). Screening women for intimate partner violence in healthcare settings. The Cochrane Library.
  • García-Moreno, C., Hegarty, K., d'Oliveira, A. F. L., Koziol-McLain, J., Colombini, M., & Feder, G. (2015). The health-systems response to violence against women. The Lancet, 385(9977), 1567-1579.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Dentistry
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 2.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • 2.00 American Psychological Association
  • 2.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
10/01/2017
Course expires: 
01/31/2019

Nancy Eklund, M.D.
Family Physician
Baptist and South Miami Hospitals

Honorable Carroll J. Kelly 
Administrative Judge of the Domestic Violence 
Division of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida

Ivon Mesa, MPA 
Bachelors in Criminal Justice & Master in Public Administration
Director, Coordinated Victims Assistance Center 
Miami-Dade County Department of Human Services

Nancy Eklund, M.D., has indicated she is a stock shareholder in Xymogen and has received financial or material support from the Xymogen Board of Advisors.

The Honorable Carroll J. Kelly and Ivon Mesa, MPA, have indicated that neither they nor their spouses/partners have relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and they will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in their presentations or discussions.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.  

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

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 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Psychological Association (APA) Accreditation Statement 

American Psychological Association (APA)

Baptist Health South  Florida is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Baptist Health South Florida maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 

Available Credit

  • 2.00 Florida Board of Dentistry
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 2.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 2.00 Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • 2.00 American Psychological Association
  • 2.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/01/2017
Course expires: 
01/31/2019
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