Abuse Screening, Intervention & Documentation in the Health Care Setting

Topic:
Abuse Screening, Intervention & Documentation in the Health Care Setting
Release Date:
Saturday, January 25, 2014 - 3:00pm to Saturday, January 25, 2014 - 4:30pm ET

Expiration Date:
Access to the evaluation and certificate for the live webinar will be available until Saturday, February 22, 2014 (All day) ET

Estimated time to complete:
1.25 hours
Presenter(s):
Diane K. Bohn, RN, CNM, PhD
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Target Audience: 

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of nurses, physicians, and other health and legal professionals involved in the treatment and care of victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.

Statement of Need/Program Overview: 

This program is intended to increase knowledge of the appropriate roles of health care providers in addressing current and/or historic domestic and sexual abuse in the health care setting.  This program will familiarize participants with current standards of care that apply to screening, intervention and documentation of abuse.  Primary and secondary screening methods and barriers to effective screening and intervention will be examined.  Health indicators of abuse will be discussed.  Accurate documentation and coding will be reviewed.  The importance of Collaborative Community Responses that include health care providers, advocates, law enforcement and mental health will be considered.

Educational Objectives: 

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Summarize the current national abuse screening recommendations and evidence-based abuse screening tools used in the health care setting
  • Identify barriers to effective screening of abuse victim/survivors
  • Discuss abuse-related documentation and coding
  • Collaborate with community resource organizations when responding to abuse victims/survivors

Presenter(s): 

Diane K. Bohn, RN, CNM, PhD

Dr. Bohn has over 25 years of experience working with violence against woman, children and elders as advocate, educator, researcher, author, forensic interviewer, clinician, SANE, program evaluator and program director. She is the Director of the Cass Lake IHS Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative where she is also a CNM in clinical practice. Dr. Bohn’s research and publications have focused on the prevalence and health effects of lifetime abuse among women and appropriate health care responses. Much of her clinical practice and research have been with American Indian women.

Nursing and Other Continuing Education Accreditation Statement: 

The International Association of Forensic Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. JBS International, Inc. is an approved provider through NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (Provider Number 000208).

 

Nursing and Other Continuing Education Credit Designation: 

The International Association of Forensic Nurses designates this enduring activity for 1.25 Nursing CE Credits. JBS International, Inc. designates this enduring activity for 1.25 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Credits.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Name of Faculty or Presenter Reported Financial Relationship
Diane K. Bohn, RN, CNM, PhD Nothing to disclose

The following International Assoication of Forensic Nurses planners and managers, Kim Day, RN, FNE A/P, SANE-A, SANE-P, Jenifer Markowitz, ND, RN, WHNP-BC, SANE-A, Jennifer Pierce-Weeks, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P and Sarah Tucker, BA, hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

Media: 

Enduring activity

CNE CEU Evaluation: 

Nurses: How to Obtain your CEU or CNE Certificate

Complete the appropriate evaluation at the conclusion of the activity to obtain your CNE or CEU certificate.

For any questions relating to CNE (nursing) or CEU certification, please contact us at tribalforensichealthcare@iafn.org.

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