ATrain Education

 

Continuing Education for Health Professionals

Kentucky: Domestic Violence

Author:
Susan Walters Schmid, PhD

Susan Schmid earned BA degrees in History and European Studies from George Mason University, a Master's degree in Public History from Appalachian State University, and a PhD in History from Arizona State University.

In addition to her PhD she earned a Certificate in Scholarly Publishing from ASU. Susan has served as an editor for several scholarly presses. She worked as a desktop publishing specialist for Arizona State University and taught several courses for the History Department as well as "Introduction to Scholarly Publishing" and "Scholarly Editing" for the Scholarly Publishing Program.

 



  • Contact hours:
  • Pharmacotherapy hours: 0
  • Expiration date: March 1, 2019
  • Course price: $25

Course Summary

The scope of domestic violence includes violence against women, children, and elders. This course describes best practices for screening, assessment, and documenting signs of violence when seen in the healthcare setting. Outlines Kentucky reporting requirements and discusses state programs to reduce incidence.

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: Intermediate
  • Content Focus: Category 1—Domain of OT, Client Factors Category 2—Occupational Therapy Process, Outcomes

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:

  • Define and explain intimate partner violence.
  • Describe the scope of domestic violence in the United States and in Kentucky.
  • List the four main categories of domestic violence.
  • Explain the prevalence of violence against women and how it relates to domestic violence.
  • Show the significance of the co-occurrence of child maltreatment and domestic violence.
  • Identify the relationship of elder abuse to domestic violence.
  • Spell out the risks of intimate partner violence as well as the protective factors.
  • Describe special considerations in rural domestic violence.
  • Discuss the economic and societal costs of domestic violence.
  • Explain the consequences of domestic violence.
  • Outline screening and assessment of domestic violence in the healthcare setting.
  • Tell how to document incidents of domestic violence.
  • Summarize Kentucky legislation relating to domestic violence, including reporting requirements for healthcare professionals.
  • Discuss goals for prevention and education program research.

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