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Human Trafficking – Michigan

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Course Overview

Human Trafficking – Michigan
Morgan Curry

Author: Molina Allen

Human trafficking is a significant humanitarian issue in the United States and the world that has continued to grow in the past several years despite government and public efforts to combat it. With increasing news coverage of high-profile human and sex trafficking cases, the problem was recently brought into the American public’s eye. However, the results published by the Polaris Project make it evident that human trafficking is not just a problem of the elite or occurring in poorer areas. It is within our own neighborhoods, workplaces, and throughout the State of Michigan.

For healthcare workers in Michigan, the war on human trafficking will be won through: gaining the knowledge to recognize the warning signs and specific characteristics of a potential trafficking victim; the most effective ways to intervene, which will enable the victims to gain access to help; and where to garner additional support in addressing the issue.

Course Outline

    1. Prevalence and Definition
    2. Risk Factors
    3. Recruitment Techniques
    4. Michigan and Federal Laws
    5. Mandatory Reporting in Michigan
    6. Recognizing Signs and Symptoms
    7. Interventions
    8. Prevention
    9. Resources  

Accreditation Statement

Nursing CE Central LLC 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 human trafficking. It will take the average learner 60 minutes to complete.

Course Outcomes

After completing this course, the learner will rate 4 out of 5 on the Likert Scale for their ability to:

  1. Define types of human trafficking, trends, and statistics within the United States and the State of Michigan.
  2. State the federal and Michigan laws surrounding human trafficking and the obligations of healthcare workers to report and offer assistance.
  3. Identify risk factors, warning signs, and red flags of potential human trafficking victims within a healthcare setting.
  4. Identify appropriate resources for reporting human trafficking crimes and connecting victims to community resources.

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

Accreditations + Approvals

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) (P0614)
  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP 17418)
  • Kentucky Board of Nursing (7-0090)
  • Louisiana State Board of Nursing (58)
  • New York State Department of Education (IC 208)
  • Florida Board of Nursing (50-23983)

Dislcosure of Relevent Financial Relationships

Nursing CE Central nor any of the authors, planners, content experts, or any contributors have any relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

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Course created on: December 09, 2020

Course Revised on: October 17, 2023

Course Expires on: October 17, 2026

Course Offering: #31