Domestic Violence - Florida 2 Hour Course
This course provides an overview of the dynamics of domestic violence and offers insight into its prevalence, underlying risk factors, and the healthcare professionals’ responsibilities when abuse is reported. Mandates outlining the recognition of, interventions for, reporting and documentation guidelines, and prevention of domestic violence are reviewed.

Course Publication Date: June 03, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Deborah Borelli R.N., CCRN-K, M.S.N.
Course No:FL-DOMESTIC-20
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Community & Home Health
Psychiatric & Mental Health
Learning Objectives
  • Define domestic violence.

  • Identify four types of behavior associated with intimate partner violence.

  • Summarize current domestic violence statistics.

  • Recall the cycle of abuse.

  • Differentiate between victims of domestic abuse across the life span.

  • Summarize Florida Statutes related to domestic violence and mandatory reporting.

  • Identify factors contributing to domestic violence across the age spectrum.

  • Differentiate between physical, verbal, emotional, and sexual abuse.

  • Recall health care worker responsibility when screening for domestic violence.

  • Recall how to report and implement strategies that support suspected victims of domestic violence.


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