Domestic Violence Update for Nurses – 1 Hour Course
This course focuses on current and updated information about domestic violence, intimate partner violence, child abuse, and neglect and abuse of the elderly and dependent adults. Common forms of domestic violence are explored. Professional nursing and healthcare worker responsibilities regarding prevention, recognition, intervention, and reporting of domestic violence are also addressed.

Course Publication Date: September 10, 2021

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:DV-21
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Medical & Surgical Issues
Psychiatric & Mental Health
Learning Objectives
  • Define domestic violence and intimate partner violence.

  • Summarize the Violence Against Women Act.

  • Identify types of abuse associated with domestic violence.

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

  • Summarize current national statistics on domestic violence.

  • Identify intimate partner violence risk factors.

  • Identify characteristics of domestic violence victims and perpetrators.

  • Differentiate between child and elder abuse.

  • Recall nursing responsibilities when screening for domestic violence.


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