Human Trafficking: Identification and Assessment of Victims Essential
by Instructor: Trisha Sheridan, DNP, MSN, RN, WHNP-BC, SANE-A, SANE-P

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Course Overview

Human trafficking is a widespread form of slavery that exists today, even within the United States. Victims of human trafficking come in all genders, nationalities, sexual orientations, and ethnicities. Modern slavery includes more than just sex trafficking; it can also consist of forced labor, including domestic, industrial, or farm labor. However, most victims in the United States are unwilling participants in the sex trade. This course covers the information, tools, and resources for healthcare teams to identify, assess, and treat victims of human trafficking, and provides referral resources for legal and social services. 

About the Course Author

Trisha Sheridan, DNP, MSN, RN, WHNP-BC, SANE-A, SANE-P, is a board-certified women's health nurse practitioner, a sexual assault nurse examiner for adults, adolescents, and children through the International Association of Forensic Nurses She serves as director at large on the IAFN board, and is an assistant professor at Emory University's Nell Hodgson School of Nursing, where she is the women's health nurse practitioner program coordinator. Her clinical experience includes working in family planning and teen clinics and with victims of violence throughout the lifespan, frequently working with victims of trafficking. Trisha Sheridan, DNP, MSN, RN, WHNP-BC, SANE-A, SANE-P has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Course Details

  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-CE759
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-11-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2022-09-20
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe the types of, risk factors for, and extent of human trafficking in the United States.; Discuss the role and responsibilities of the interprofessional healthcare team in the recognition, assessment, and treatment of victims of human trafficking, including management of medical records, patient safety, and referral sources.; Identify reporting and referral resources for victims of human trafficking.
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Human Trafficking

    Section 2: Sex Trafficking

    Section 3: Labor Trafficking

    Section 4: Reality of Trafficking

    Section 5: Indicators of Trafficking Victim Status

    - Labor trafficking-specific indicators

    - Sex trafficking-specific indicators

    Section 6: Recommendations for Assessments

    Section 7: Management and Collection of Trafficking Victim Medical Records

    Section 8: Assessment Tools

    Section 9: Patient Questions: Strong Predicators of Sex and Labor Trafficking

    - Labor Trafficking

    - Sex Trafficking

    Section 10: Manadatory Reporting

    Section 11: When a Patient Discloses Trafficking

    Section 12: Legal and Social Services

    Section 13: Final Outcomes

    Section 14: Resources 

    Section 15: Other Resources 

     

     

     

  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: advanced level Social Workers; Athletic Trainers; entry level Occupational Therapists; Nurses; Pharmacists; Pharmacy Technicians; Physical Therapists; Physicians; Psychologists; Respiratory Therapists; Speech and Language Pathologists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
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  • Disclosures:

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