02-5631-17006: Recognizing Dental Patients who are Victims of Domestic Violence &/or Sex Trafficking

Course Abstract:

Contact Hours (CE): The Academy of Dental Learning and OSHA Training, LLC, designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits (2 CEs).
Cost:$30.00
Questions? Contact Us: Phone: 800-522-1207, Fax: 800-886-3009, or Email: cesupport@dentallearning.org
Published: October 2012
Updated: September 2016
Expires: October 2019
Pages: 30
Course Instructor: Megan Wright, RDH, MS
No conflicts of interest are reported by the author or by educational planning committee members.

Educational Objectives


  • Understand the risk factors for domestic violence.
  • Describe the healthcare implications of domestic violence.
  • List the signs and symptoms of domestic violence.
  • Discuss appropriate documentation in cases of suspected domestic violence.
  • Identify resources available in the community, state, and nation.

Course Description

The course is specifically designed for dental professionals to satisfy state board licensing requirements. Domestic or intimate partner violence exists in every city, neighborhood, and community. Domestic violence is often a silent cycle of physical, emotional, and verbal abuse that leaves victims feeling trapped and helpless. The course is updated with the latest recommendations from various organizations about how to manage Domestic Violence in a dental practice. Signs and symptoms, reporting requirements, and suggested charting verbiage is covered, as well as resources for patient referral.

How to Take This Course

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Contact Hours: 2.00
Price: $30.00

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**Upon successful completion of these courses your certificate of completion is immediately available for you to print AND we electronically transfer your completion information to the State Education Department daily at 4:00PM EST. There is no need for you to mail your certificate; we do it for you electronically!