Human Trafficking: Bringing Light to a Hidden Nightmare - AT60249

Human Trafficking: Bringing Light to a Hidden Nightmare

by Trisha Sheridan, DNP, MSN, RN, WHNP-BC, SANE-A, SANE-P and Debra Anscombe Wood, BS, RN
(4.8 / 86 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Athletic Training (2.00 hours)

Price: $56.00
CE-PRO Price: $28.00


Human trafficking is a widespread form of slavery that exists today, even within the United States. Victims of human trafficking come in all sexes, genders, nationalities, and ethnicities. Modern slavery includes sex trafficking, and domestic, industrial, or farm labor; however, the majority of victims in the United States are unwilling participants in the sex trade. This module covers the information, tools, and resources for the healthcare team to identify, assess, and treat victims of human trafficking, and provides referral resources for legal and social services.


The goal of this human trafficking continuing education program is to provide Florida nurses and other healthcare professionals with information, tools, and resources to identify, assess, and treat human trafficking victims and to provide referral resources for legal and social services. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the types of, risk factors for, and extent of human trafficking in the U.S., particularly Florida
  • Discuss the role and responsibilities of nurses and the interprofessional healthcare team in the recognition, assessment, and treatment of the victim of trafficking, including management of medical records, patient safety, and referral sources
  • Identify reporting and referral resources for victims of human trafficking

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, athletic trainers, audiologists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, physicians, social workers, and speech-language pathologists.
Athletic trainers: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers (provider #P1000). This program has been approved for a maximum of 2 hours of Category A continuing education. Difficulty level: essential
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Athletic Training (provider # 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 12/12/2017
Date of Most Recent Review: 12/12/2017
Course Termination/Update Date: 12/12/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

For Florida professionals:

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Matilde N - Long beach, CA  ·  May 02, 2020
great definitely recommend to others
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CASEY K - Charlottesville , VA  ·  Apr 14, 2020
I did not know much about this before doing the CE; it is good to see what to look for in these situations
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Rachel W - Smithfield, VA  ·  Apr 13, 2020
I enjoyed this course, it was similar to the first one I did. However I liked this information.
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Marie-Andree C - Doral, FL  ·  Apr 06, 2020
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Kathleen H - Safety Harbor, FL  ·  Apr 01, 2020
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Price: $56.00
CE-PRO Price: $28.00