Putting the Pieces Together of Domestic Homicide

Allison Park, PA US
September 13, 2019

Domestic violence comes in many shapes.  This program will demonstrate how the shapes of the domestic violence may need fit together from multiple professions to solve the puzzle of the criminal acts associated with Domestic Violence.  Each profession from medical, law enforcement, legal as well as journalism will present their piece with evidence and case studies that demonstrate how each team works to investigate and uncover the evidence around criminal acts.

Target Audience

Healthcare providers, legal professionals, social workers, teachers, clergy, prehospital and general community members.

 

 

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 5.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
09/13/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Event starts: 
09/13/2019 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
09/13/2019 - 3:00pm

8:15a-8:45a     Registration and Breakfast

8:45-9:00a       Welcome

9:00a-10:30a   Uncovering the Evidence of Domestic Homicide:  An Overview of the Murder Investigation of Dr. Autumn Klein

                        Paula Reed Ward, Reporter with Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Author of “Death by Cyanide”, the nationally reported story of the relationship between a local physician and her husband that resulted in her death.

                        Moderator:  Kim Fennick, BSN, RN, CEN Clinician, UPMC Passavant Emergency Department, McCandless

 

10:30a-11:30   Investigating Domestic Violence Crimes

Mike Sullivan, Deputy District Attorney, Allegheny County

Domestic Violence Unit

Moderator:  Christie Galcik, MSN, RN, CEN Clinical Education Specialist, UPMC Passavant/Passavant Cranberry Emergency Department

 

  11:30-11:45a    Q & A with Ms. Ward and Mr. Sullivan

                           Moderators:  Kim Fennick, BSN, RN, CEN and Christie Galcik, MSN, RN, CEN

 

11:45-12:30p      Lunch provided in Conference Center

 

  12:30-1:30p      Lethality Assessment

                           Sean Frank, Shaler Police Department Emergency Management Coordinator Glenshaw, Pa.

                           Jeffrey Bennett, Legal Advocate and Lethality Assessment Program Manager, Crisis Center North, Pittsburgh, PA   

Moderator:  Kim Fennick. BSN, RN, CEN Clinician, UPMC Passavant Emergency Department, McCandless

 

1:30-2:30p       Malicious Poisoning

Dr. Michael Lynch, MD, Medical Director, Pittsburgh Poison Center

Assistant Professor, Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine

Divisions of Adolescent and Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Moderator:   Christie Galcik, MSN, RN, CEN Clinical Education Specialist, UPMC Passavant/Passavant Cranberry Emergency Department

 

2:30-3:00p       Q&A with Mr. Sean Frank, Mr. Jeffrey Bennett and Dr. Michael Lynch

                          Moderators:  Kim Fennick, BSN, RN, CEN and Christie Galcik, MSN, RN, CEN

 

3:00-3:15         Adjournment

Cumberland Woods Village Theater and Conference Center
700 Cumberland Woods Drive
Allison Park, PA 15101
United States

No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

 

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

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 5.25 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/13/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
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