Screening – Introduction
The role of medical professionals in domestic violence prevention is crucial. By following recommendations for screening created by numerous medical associations, physicians and other medical professionals can help provide comprehensive treatment to patients. However, it takes more than just asking a patient how her injury occurred or if she feels safe. The sections of this training will provide medical professionals with knowledge about:
- 1) Introduction
- 2) The Public Health Crisis of Domestic Violence
- 3) Conditions and Injuries Related to Domestic Violence
- 4) The Role of Medical Professionals and Screening
- 5) The Basics of Screening Patients for Domestic Violence
- 6) Case Scenarios
- 7) Keeping Families Safe
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