Domestic Violence – Florida

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Author: Shane Slone, DNP, AGACNP-BC, APRN, RN

Domestic violence is a major issue in the united states. Nurses are at the front-line of care delivery and thus must be knowledgeable in how to recognize, screen, and follow up on known or suspected domestic violence. In this course we will discuss the major aspects of these requirements.

Course outline:

  1. Introduction
  2. Etiology
  3. Epidemiology
  4. Pathophysiology
  5. History and physical
  6. Evaluation
  7. Differentials
  8. Prognosis
  9. Other issues
  10. Florida laws and regulation surrounding domestic violence
  11. References (Bibliography)

Accreditation statement:

Nursing CE Central is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

In this course we will discuss domestic violence patient It will take the average learner 120 minutes to complete.

After completing this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Recognize the common signs of domestic violence
  2. Understand the screening tools which can be utilized to identify potential domestic violence
  3. Understand how to report and follow up known or suspected domestic violence

Target audience: 

Registered Nurses (RN)

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN/LVN)

Requirement for completion:

1.) Enrollment in the course by the learner

2.) Read and learn all course materials

3.) Complete the course evaluation

4.) Attest and testify learning of the course materials

Course offering:

# 26

Accreditations and approvals:

ANCC (Provider# P0614)
California BRN (Provider# 17418)
Kentucky Board of Nursing (Provider# 7-0090)

Course expiration date:

September 1, 2022

Conflict of interest statement:

Nursing CE Central nor any of the authors, planners, content experts or any contributors have a commercial interest nor were influenced by commercial interests in the creation of this course, financially or otherwise.