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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:

*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.


Jun 01, 2018


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





Credits / Hours

3 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

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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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