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Domestic Violence - Part 1

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Learning Objectives
  • Define domestic violence and the impact on the health.
  • Cite the prevalence of domestic violence on a national and state level.   
  • Discuss the laws pertaining to this issue in the state of Florida.
  • Describe how to screen and assess individuals who may be victims or perpetrators of domestic violence in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • Identify resources available for victims and perpetrators of domestic violence in Florida.
  • Discuss the signs and symptoms that should alert a healthcare provider to the possibility of interpersonal violence.
  • Describe conditions that are seen more commonly in adult patients who were abused or neglected as children.
  • Discuss questions that create an atmosphere conducive to a disclosure of violence, abuse or neglect.
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