Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:

  • List the types, signs, symptoms, and warning signs of physical and sexual IPV, and EM.
  • Better understand the dentists’ obligations to identify and report IPV and EM.
  • Describe the incidence and etiology of both conditions.
  • Describe the physical and behavioral characteristics of the victims.
  • Identify the various signs and symptoms of both conditions.
  • Understand intervention techniques.
  • Explain measures that dentists can take to prevent further instances of the condition.
  • Grasp the magnitude of these problems and how they affect not only the victims but society as a whole.