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The purpose of this course is to alert nurses and other healthcare professionals to the prevalence of domestic violence in the US, provide insight into recognizing signs in patients presenting with other complaints and give an overview of possible interventions. --- This course can be taken at your own pace and on any device.
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Course curriculum

  • 1
    Domestic Violence: The Hidden Diagnosis
    • Course Description
    • Learning Objectives
    • Course Outline
    • Introduction
    • What Is Domestic Violence?
    • Domestic Violence Myths and Misconceptions
    • Historical Perspective on Domestic Violence
    • Categories of Domestic Violence
    • Understanding the Prevalence of Domestic Violence
    • Factors Contributing to Domestic Violence
    • Understanding the Phases of Domestic Violence
    • Overview of Groups at Risk for Domestic Violence
    • Characteristics of Domestic Violence Victims and Perpetrators
    • Recognizing Signs of Domestic Violence
    • Guidelines for Screening for Domestic Violence and Abuse
    • Assessing the Needs of Domestic Violence Victims
    • The Importance of Cultural Sensitivity When Assessing for Domestic Violence
    • Interventions and Reporting Requirements for Domestic Violence and Abuse
    • Documentation and Follow-up
    • Conclusion
    • Quiz
    • Resources
    • Course Evaluation

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