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Project Connect: Improved Care for Sexual Assault Patients
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This webinar will discuss how to create partnerships between victims of violence and public health fields to improve health outcomes with safety and patient-centered care. Topics covered will include: Educating providers and public health professionals on assessment and intervention; Building partnerships with regional or tribal DSV programs; Evaluating progress and more!

 Export to Your Calendar 2/5/2018
When: 11:00 AM
Where: At your Computer
Your City
United States
Presenter: Elena Giacci and Dr. Donald Clark
Contact: Tribal Forensic Healthcare Project


Online registration is available until: 2/5/2018
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Target Audience: 

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of medical and behavioral health professionals involved in the care of victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.

 

Program Overview: 

 

This webinar will discuss how to create partnerships between victims of violence and public health fields to improve health outcomes with safety and patient-centered care. Topics covered will include: Educating providers and public health professionals on assessment and intervention; Building partnerships with regional or tribal DSV programs; Evaluating progress and more!

 

Technical Requirements: 

This webinar requires a computer with:

Supported Operating Systems:

  • Windows: XP (Service Pack 3), Vista, 7, 8, & 10 (32 & 64 bit)
  • Mac: OSX 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, and 10.11 (For access to all features, presenters must be on Mac OSX 10.8+)
  • Linux: 2.6+ kernel; 64 bit; x86 CPU required


Supported Browsers:

  • Internet Explorer: 7+
  • Firefox: 31+
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari: 5.0+

Required Plugins:

  • Adobe Flash 11+ 

 

 

Presenter(s):

 

Elena Giacci

Elena Giacci (Dine') is an anti‐sexual and domestic violence training consultant, including a focus with Native communities. She completed a five-year National Project Connect violence-prevention and response initiative plan that strengthened collaborations between the public health and domestic and sexual violence fields. Through Project Connect, she produced policy and protocols, public heath responses to domestic and sexual violence in American Indian women’s health programs and administered and contributed technical assistance to all sites.

 

Elena trains throughout North America identifying, understanding, and eliminating stalking, sexual violence, and domestic violence from communities and has been an advocate for twenty‐five years. Elena is currently a a co- investigator in a qualitative research study to examine partner violence, sexual violence, and reproductive coercion on reproductive decision making and pregnancy intentions of Native American adolescent and young adult women.  (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Title:  Partner Violence and Reproductive Coercion among Native American Women Grant # R21HD077101).

 

She has served as chair of the Albuquerque Mayor’s Anti‐Domestic and Sexual Violence Task Force and Lead Faculty on Native Project 2.0 in cooperation with the national organization, Futures Without Violence. Additionally, Elena has served as the anti‐domestic and sexual violence training specialist for Sacred Circle a national resource center for Native women, Lead Faculty on the pilot Project Connect, Chair of Deconstructing Racism group, Executive Director of the State Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women, Cochair of the Albuquerque Mayors Sexual Assault Task force, and Chair of the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Women and Children. She was one of the National Faculty with Futures Without Violence Indian Health Service/Agency for Children and Families Domestic Violence Pilot Project, past President of the Board of Directors for Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico, and Chair of American Indian Death Review Team. She has also has directed and produced the STOP Violence TV show in Albuquerque for more than fifteen years. She attributes her knowledge in the area of advocacy to the numerous women, men, and elders who have honored her with their stories, lessons, and friendship.

 

Dr. Donald Clark

 Donald Clark, MD,MPH is a (now retired) family physician in the IHS. He began his career with IHS in 1987, first in Chinle Navajo, then Jemez Pueblo and in Albuquerque. He began to address DV as a health care issue while working in the Albuquerque Service Unit’s busy Urgent Care, while simultaneously pursuing a Master’s in Public Health degree. He has worked to improve the health care response to DV throughout his career. 

 

Physician Accreditation Statement:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the 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 live activity for 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 


Nursing 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.

Nursing Credit Designation:

The International Association of Forensic Nurses designates this live activity for 1.5 Nursing CE 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
Elena Giacci
Nothing to disclose
Dr. Donald Clark  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, Trace Hutchison, PharmD, Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CHCP, Judi Smelker-Mitchek, MBA, MSN, RN and Jan Schultz, MSN, RN, CHCP 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 Association of Forensic Nurses planners and managers, Kim Day, RN, FNE A/P, SANE-A, SANE-P and Bonnie Barsa, BS 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

Nursing CE: 

For any questions relating to Nursing CE , please contact us at tribalforensichealthcare@iafn.org.

CME Method of Participation and Request for Credit:

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period Feb 5, 2017, participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity.

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 11937 in the box, and hit enter

4.       Click on the activity title

5.       Complete the online posttest and evaluation and obtain your CME/CEU 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: inquiries@pimed.com or (303) 799-1930.

 

Media: 

 

Internet 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.

 

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

This activity is funded by Indian Health Service.