Domestic Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, and Elder Abuse: Know the Basics

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Introduction – Intimate Partner Violence

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.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • The author reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course.


  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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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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CE Broker
For all states that use CE Broker for licensure, “proof of completions” are electronically reported the first of every month. If a course was taken in November, the “proof of completion” will be submitted the beginning of December.