ATrain Education

 

Continuing Education for Health Professionals

MI: Human Trafficking

This course fulfills the requirement for training in human trafficking for nurses and other healthcare professionals in Michigan. If you suspect that any child or adult is a victim, or is at risk of becoming a victim, call 855 444 3911 any time, day or night. If the individual is in imminent danger, immediately call 911.

Authors:
Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT

Lauren Robertson earned a BA in Biology from Mills College in Oakland, California, and a Master's degree in Physical Therapy from the University of California at San Francisco.

Lauren is the founder and co-owner of ATrain Education (atrainceu.com) and she has written or co-written more than two hundred courses on a wide range of topics for her continuing education website. She is certified as a trainer on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs.


Tifanie Sbriscia, BS, RN, CWOCN

Tifanie is a Registered Nurse, biologist, and Certified wound, ostomy, and continence nurse specializing in wound prevention and reducing hospital readmission rates. Tifanie has developed pressure ulcer prevention programs and prevention strategies through her experience in acute care, hospice, outpatient clinics, and home health services. She is currently working as a nurse educator and wound specialist in an acute care setting in New Jersey.

Prior to her nursing career, Tifanie worked in the pharmaceutical industry for nearly ten years performing oncology research. Tifanie is currently finishing her Masters of Science degree in nursing education and enjoys traveling, being outdoors, biking, and golfing.



  • Contact hours:
  • Pharmacotherapy hours: 0
  • Expiration date: February 1, 2020
  • Course price: $19

Course Summary

Human trafficking (human slavery) is not only seen across the world but also in the United States. Healthcare professionals may be the only people to whom victims have access who can help them escape their captors and move from victimhood to survivor. This course presents risk factors for becoming a victim as well as ways to identify the person in a clinical setting. All health agencies must train staff how to proceed when trafficking is suspected. Screening and assessment tools are included.

ATrain Education, Inc. is an approved provider by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The following course information applies to occupational therapy professionals:

  • Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, OTAs
  • Instructional Level: Introductory
  • Content Focus: Category 1—Domain of OT, Client Factors

Criteria for Successful Completion

80% or higher on the post test, a completed evaluation form, and payment where required. No partial credit will be awarded.

Conflict of Interest/Commercial Support

Conflict of Interest/Commercial Support

The planners and authors of this learning activity have declared no conflicts of interest, vested interest, or financial relationship that may influence the content of this activity. All information is provided fairly and without bias.

ATrain Education, Inc. received no outside financial or commercial support in the preparation, presentation or implementation of this learning activity and has no affiliation with any company whose products or services are mentioned in this activity.

Accreditation Information

Objectives: When you finish this course you will be able to:

  • Enlighten others about the prevalence of human trafficking here and in the world today.
  • Identify 3 factors that place a person at risk of becoming a victim of human trafficking.
  • Recognize potential victims in clinical settings and state the skills needed to provide a means of escape and support.
  • Perform screenings and be knowledgeable about local and national resources for professionals to use.
  • State 4 barriers to victim identification and teach ways to address them.

    Instructions
  • Online
  • Study the course, take the test, register and pay, print your certificate. Done!

  • Print Option
  • Click "Print Option" to print a hard copy with mail-in instructions.

  • Take the Test