ExpiresApril 1, 2021
American Academy on Communication in Healthcare
Intimate partner violence is widespread, especially among women seeking medical care. It affects women’s overall well-being, any children involved and society by increasing cost of health care. In this model, we describe how we can help by screening for abuse, empowering and educating the victims, and referring them to specialized domestic violence counselors.
Self-assessment questions tailored to each specific module topic are required upon module completion. Multiple choice questions required; open-ended discussion questions are optional.
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State the prevalence of intimate partner violence in clinical practice.
Describe the severe detrimental impact of violence not only on the victim but also on the family unit.
List the multiple ways intimate partner violence affects how patients present to their practitioners.
List the principles of helping patients move from victim to survivor of abuse.
Use appropriate communication behaviors to respond to patients when you discover domestic violence.
List interventions that may make the situation worse and help patients avoid them.
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