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ATrain Education Inc.

Kentucky: Domestic Violence

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Overview / Abstract:

This course meets the domestic violence continuing education requirement for healthcare providers in the state of Kentucky.

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.

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

*Describe the scope of domestic violence in the United States and Kentucky.
*List the five 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.
*Outline the economic and societal costs of domestic violence.
*Teach best practices for screening, assessment, and documentation of domestic violence in the healthcare setting.
*Summarize Kentucky legislation relating to domestic violence, including reporting requirements for healthcare professionals.
*Discuss goals for prevention and education program research.


Dec 01, 2016


Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Occupational Therapy CE, Physical Therapy CE





Credits / Hours

2.5 Contact Hours


American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
California Board of Physical Therapy
California Board of Registered Nursing
Florida Board of Nursing
Kentucky Board of Nursing
New York Physical Therapy Association
New York State Department of Education

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Susan Walters Schmid, PhD

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Rehabilitation / Therapy, Public Health / Community Health, Primary Care, Law / Legal, Geriatrics / LTC, Family Medicine, Ethics, Emergency Medicine, Case Management, Acute Care

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Keywords / Search Terms

ATrain Education Inc. ATrain Education Inc. ATrain Education, RNCEU, elder abuse, dependent adult abuse, maltreatment, neglect, mandated reporter, sexual abuse, chronic stress, Kentucky, legal issues

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