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
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.

Physician Accreditation Statement: 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and International Association of Forensic Nurses. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit Designation: 

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest: 

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy.  PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

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 planners and managers 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:

The following PIM planners and managers, Laura Excell, ND, NP, MS, MA, LPC, NCC, Trace Hutchison, PharmD, Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CCMEP, and Jan Schultz, RN, MSN, CCMEP,  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.

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

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use: 

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. 

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners.  Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

 

 

Disclaimer: 

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

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.

CME Evaluation: 

Physicians: How to Obtain your CME Certificate

PIM supports Green CME by offering your Request for Credit online. If you wish to receive acknowledgment for completing this activity, please follow the steps below:

  1. Go to CME University at: www.cmeuniversity.com and register or login
  2. Once logged in, click on “Find Post-test/Evaluation by Course” at the top of the page
  3. Type in “9774” in the box, and hit enter
  4. Click on the activity title
  5. Complete the online posttest and evaluation and obtain your CME certificate to download and/or print for your files.

Upon completion of the online posttest and evaluation form, you will have immediate access to a certificate of attendance to print or save for your files. You can save your certificate by selecting the “Save” option on the print screen. 

For any questions relating to CME (physician) certification for this activity, please contact Postgraduate Institute for Medicine at: information@pimed.com or (303) 799-1930.

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Jointly sponsored by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and International Association of Forensic Nurses

This activity is supported by Indian Health Service.