Domestic Violence

This course applies to all healthcare professionals and fulfills the domestic violence requirement for FL health care professionals by discussing its prevalence, its categories, how to recognize its signs and the obligation in reporting incidents.

Target Audience

Advanced Practice RN, Certified Nursing Assistant, Dietitian/Nutritionist, Licensed Midwife, Licensed Practical Nurse, Nutrition Counselor, Physical Therapist, Registered Professional Nurse, Respiratory Therapist

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Define domestic violence.
  2. Describe the various categories of domestic violence.
  3. Identify underlying motivating factors that contribute to domestic violence.
  4. Describe the prevalence of domestic violence in the United States.
  5. Describe the phases of the domestic abuse cycle.
  6. Identify groups at high risk for domestic violence.
  7. Describe common characteristics of both domestic violence victims and perpetrators.
  8. Identify common warning signs of domestic violence.
  9. Describe best practices in screening for domestic violence and assessing the needs of domestic violence victims.
  10. Identify the role of the health care professional in reporting domestic violence and assisting victims.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 Contact hours
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Mocingbird Member cost:

Jaimini Patel, RPH, PHD, MBA

Financial Support Disclosure

This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support.


2.0 Contact Hours


Provider No. 50-20641

Requirements for Credit

Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.

PLEASE NOTE.  AchieveCE does hold national accreditation from the Academy of General Dentistry. AchieveCE also is an approved provider of nursing CE from both the California Board of Nursing and the Florida Board of Nursing. For all other professions, this activity is only approved for Florida credit.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 Contact hours


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