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Course Introduction

This course fulfills the 2-unit requirement for training in human trafficking for nurses in Florida.

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Author: Tifanie Sbriscia, BS, RN, CWOCN

Contact hours: 2
Expiration date: March 1, 2021
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 that victims have access to who can help them escape the 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.

Criteria for Successful Completion

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

Accreditation

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Course Objectives

When you finish this course you will be able to:

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