Nursing: Human Trafficking in Florida

17.95
Online
Mandatory
About the Course

Health care personnel are on the front lines of the fight against human trafficking. Nurses, physicians, physician assistants, and all health care personnel must be alert to the often-overlooked signs of trafficking in their patients. This course is designed to provide a sensitive overview of the issue of abuse in human trafficking and how it affects patients and their families. This course meets the continuing education requirement of the Florida State Board of Nursing for 2 contact hours of Human Trafficking.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
  • Describe the incidence, scope, and types of human trafficking in Florida.
  • List risk factors and warning signs for those who may become or who are victims of human trafficking.
  • Discuss intervention strategies to approach trafficking victims and determine treatment.
  • Identify reporting agencies and community resources for Florida human trafficking victims.

About the Author:
Michelle Lyman, MD, MPH

Michelle Lyman, MD, MPH is a Family Medicine resident working at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She graduated from the University of South Florida College of Medicine in 2019 with a dual degree in medicine and a Master of Public Health specializing in epidemiology. Dr. Lyman also earned a graduate certificate through the Scholarly Excellence Leadership Experience and Collaborative Training (SELECT) program. During medical school, she worked with the Physicians Against Trafficking of Humans (PATH) through the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA), as well as HEAL Trafficking, to promote improve medical education on trafficking. Dr. Lyman presented her work on simulation-based curriculum at several national conferences and has designed several inaugural training programs at her medical school that continue to this day. Her current training goals are to learn broad spectrum care to better serve vulnerable populations and foster community health.
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Nursing: Human Trafficking in Florida

17.95
About the Course

Health care personnel are on the front lines of the fight against human trafficking. Nurses, physicians, physician assistants, and all health care personnel must be alert to the often-overlooked signs of trafficking in their patients. This course is designed to provide a sensitive overview of the issue of abuse in human trafficking and how it affects patients and their families. This course meets the continuing education requirement of the Florida State Board of Nursing for 2 contact hours of Human Trafficking.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
  • Describe the incidence, scope, and types of human trafficking in Florida.
  • List risk factors and warning signs for those who may become or who are victims of human trafficking.
  • Discuss intervention strategies to approach trafficking victims and determine treatment.
  • Identify reporting agencies and community resources for Florida human trafficking victims.

About the Author:
Michelle Lyman, MD, MPH

Michelle Lyman, MD, MPH is a Family Medicine resident working at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She graduated from the University of South Florida College of Medicine in 2019 with a dual degree in medicine and a Master of Public Health specializing in epidemiology. Dr. Lyman also earned a graduate certificate through the Scholarly Excellence Leadership Experience and Collaborative Training (SELECT) program. During medical school, she worked with the Physicians Against Trafficking of Humans (PATH) through the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA), as well as HEAL Trafficking, to promote improve medical education on trafficking. Dr. Lyman presented her work on simulation-based curriculum at several national conferences and has designed several inaugural training programs at her medical school that continue to this day. Her current training goals are to learn broad spectrum care to better serve vulnerable populations and foster community health.