This continuing education course will provide information on Domestic Violence, in particular 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.