Violence and Families - CMA60024

Violence and Families

by Sheila Ann Medina, DNP, FNP-BC, MBA, FS, MAJ, USA
(4.7 / 12 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Certified Medical Assistants (2.00 Hours)

Price: $16.00
CE-PRO Price: $8.00


Most violent crime cases in our society are documented statistically in the FBI Uniform Crime Reports and National Crime Victimization Surveys and clinically by the number of victims admitted to EDs of trauma centers and hospitals. People are more apt to fear the possibility of a home invasion in which they or someone they love could be harmed by an unknown intruder. However, what many experience is far more devastating and unexpected: harm by someone they know and trust — a close family member or friend. This is known as domestic violence.


The goal of this continuing education program is to provide nurses, physicians, and social workers with an understanding of family violence and its impact on family members and the family social structure. After studying the information presented here, you should be able to:
  • Define the scope of family violence and trends
  • Identify biopsychosocial characteristics of family violence
  • Indicate appropriate interventions for assisting victims of family violence

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, certified medical assistants, physicians, and social workers.
Certified medical assistants: 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.
This program has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) for 2.0 Administrative/General continuing education unit(s) (approval #136447 for 8/1/2019  to 7/31/2020). Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program content or the program provider.

Course Originally Released on: 7/1/2001
Date of Most Recent Review: 2/22/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 7/31/2020

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.

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latoya d - Oxon hill, MD  ·  Aug 23, 2019
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Joanna M - Norwalk, CA  ·  Aug 21, 2019
great course great information
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Robbielyn M - Oakland , CA  ·  Aug 16, 2019
Very good understanding Violence and Families.
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Aura S - San Rafael, CA  ·  Aug 15, 2019
Everyone who works with patients should take this course
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Latoya R - Norfolk, VA  ·  Aug 15, 2019
I really learned a lot about violence and families.
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Price: $16.00
CE-PRO Price: $8.00