Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in the Healthcare Setting

Pittsburgh, PA US
February 8, 2023

This in-service will assist Care Coordination and Discharge Planning staff to gain an increased understanding of the intersection between healthcare and intimate partner violence. Attendees will learn skills to screen for and respond to people experiencing intimate partner violence in a trauma-informed manner. When patients indicate they have been impacted by intimate partner violence, participants will be able to provide referrals to domestic violence agencies and other community resources. 

Target Audience

Nurses and Social Workers 

Learning Objectives

The learner will be able to identify different types of abuse

The learner will be able to initiate conversations about intimate partner violence with each patient

The learner will be able to identify at least one community resource available for intimate partner violence referral

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/08/2023
Course expires: 
02/28/2023
Event starts: 
02/08/2023 - 12:00pm EST
Event ends: 
02/08/2023 - 1:00pm EST
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
300 Halket St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States

Janice Goldsborough MS, BS, AS

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Nursing (ANCC) - The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hour.

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
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