Domestic Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, and Elder Abuse: Know the Basics will provide information on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Elder Maltreatment (EM), describe victims and perpetrators, and outline the dental professionals’ responsibilities to recognize, report, treat, and prevent such cases.
Dental Students: This is part 1 of a 2-part continuing education series. “Child Maltreatment: The Role of a Dental Professional” is the second course. For students taking these courses, both courses should be completed. As healthcare providers, you are obligated to understand these topics and report, as appropriate.
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Acknowledgement: Sean Burke thanks his colleagues at the Minnesota Elder Justice Center and Dr. Amos Deinard and Ms. Marniasha Ginsberg for their work on previous versions of a similar course. He also thanks Ms. Jennifer Rudy for helping review the course and making several significant contributions.
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Jennifer Johnson JD; Franklin D. Wright DMD, D-ABFO
This continuing education course will provide information on child maltreatment and outline the dental professionals’ responsibilities in the recognition, reporting, and treatment of such cases.
Dental Students: This is part 2 of a 2-part continuing education series. “Domestic Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, and Elder Abuse: Know the Basics” is the first course. For students taking these courses, both courses should be completed. As healthcare providers, you are obligated to understand these topics and report, as appropriate.
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
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