Domestic Violence Education for Kentucky Nurses
Objectives: Identify the different types of domestic violence. Describe who is affected by domestic violence. Discuss the healthcare implications and adverse effects of domestic violence. List common risk factors, lethality issues, and dynamics of abuse. Recognize the signs and symptoms of domestic violence. Discuss appropriate documentation in cases of suspected domestic violence. Summarize Kentucky's mandatory reporting, information sharing, and referral requirements. Identify community resources and victim services and protections. Explain a model protocol that addresses domestic violence.
Description: REQUIRED FOR KENTUCKY NURSES: Fulfills KY requirement. Dynamics of domestic violence and its effects on adult and child victims, risk and lethality issues, signs and symptoms, documentation, and KY resources and reporting requirements.