Domestic and Sexual Violence for Connecticut Nurses

17.95
Online
Mandatory
About the Course

Even though reported rates for domestic violence (DV) have decreased, DV continues to have a negative impact on our society. DV is a national healthcare concern that requires immediate attention by healthcare providers. Caring for victims of domestic violence requires knowledge by healthcare providers for prompt recognition and assessment, having an awareness of available local resources, and understanding state and national laws that govern practice. This course is intended to provide nurses with the information to better understand the concept of domestic and sexual violence and be prepared to care for their patients who are at risk or have been a target of domestic or sexual violence. The course presents information about the prevalence of domestic and sexual violence and the impact it has on individual patients and on society. Different forms of domestic and sexual violence and the sequelae on selected populations’ health care is discussed. Also, national laws are reviewed to enhance the reader’s knowledge on the resources available and the legal issues encountered by victims of domestic and sexual violence. 

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Discuss the prevalence of domestic violence and sexual violence and how they have been viewed in the media recently.
  • Assess how survivors of domestic violence and sexual violence view their health and the impact it has on the health care system.
  • Explain PTSD as a sequela of domestic violence and sexual violence.
  • Analyze the effects of domestic violence and sexual violence on specific populations.
  • Identify laws that impact domestic violence and sexual violence.

About the Author:
Kelly A. Crum, PhD (c), MSN, RN

Kelly A. Crum, PhD (c), MSN, RN, is a nursing education consultant serving schools on accreditation, faculty and program development, and curriculum matters. She currently serves as an international nursing education consultant and is the expert nurse consultant for Shanghai University of Medicine and Health Sciences. With 27 years of nursing education experience, Ms. Crum has held various nursing positions in both clinical and academic settings. Her passion for curriculum and expertise in teaching are the foundations for her endeavors to educate the educator. This passion is reflected in her writing and conference topics. Currently, she has over 30 published workbooks titles, primarily in the areas of maternity, pediatrics, and simulation case studies. Her conference topics include Competency-Based Education in Egypt, The Professor’s Role in BSN Education in Guatemala, Building the Nurse Educator’s Capacity to Instruct Students in Managing Chronic Care Across the Lifespan in China, and Clinical Evaluation Best Practices in the United States. In practice, her focus is on international humanitarian work and community volunteerism, as well as her role as a hospice and palliative care nurse.
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Domestic and Sexual Violence for Connecticut Nurses

17.95
About the Course

Even though reported rates for domestic violence (DV) have decreased, DV continues to have a negative impact on our society. DV is a national healthcare concern that requires immediate attention by healthcare providers. Caring for victims of domestic violence requires knowledge by healthcare providers for prompt recognition and assessment, having an awareness of available local resources, and understanding state and national laws that govern practice. This course is intended to provide nurses with the information to better understand the concept of domestic and sexual violence and be prepared to care for their patients who are at risk or have been a target of domestic or sexual violence. The course presents information about the prevalence of domestic and sexual violence and the impact it has on individual patients and on society. Different forms of domestic and sexual violence and the sequelae on selected populations’ health care is discussed. Also, national laws are reviewed to enhance the reader’s knowledge on the resources available and the legal issues encountered by victims of domestic and sexual violence. 

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Discuss the prevalence of domestic violence and sexual violence and how they have been viewed in the media recently.
  • Assess how survivors of domestic violence and sexual violence view their health and the impact it has on the health care system.
  • Explain PTSD as a sequela of domestic violence and sexual violence.
  • Analyze the effects of domestic violence and sexual violence on specific populations.
  • Identify laws that impact domestic violence and sexual violence.

About the Author:
Kelly A. Crum, PhD (c), MSN, RN

Kelly A. Crum, PhD (c), MSN, RN, is a nursing education consultant serving schools on accreditation, faculty and program development, and curriculum matters. She currently serves as an international nursing education consultant and is the expert nurse consultant for Shanghai University of Medicine and Health Sciences. With 27 years of nursing education experience, Ms. Crum has held various nursing positions in both clinical and academic settings. Her passion for curriculum and expertise in teaching are the foundations for her endeavors to educate the educator. This passion is reflected in her writing and conference topics. Currently, she has over 30 published workbooks titles, primarily in the areas of maternity, pediatrics, and simulation case studies. Her conference topics include Competency-Based Education in Egypt, The Professor’s Role in BSN Education in Guatemala, Building the Nurse Educator’s Capacity to Instruct Students in Managing Chronic Care Across the Lifespan in China, and Clinical Evaluation Best Practices in the United States. In practice, her focus is on international humanitarian work and community volunteerism, as well as her role as a hospice and palliative care nurse.