Domestic Violence for MDs and PAs: Florida Requirement

This course fulfills the Florida Board requirement for MDs and PAs for a domestic violence training that discusses the categories, signs and symptoms, and reporting obligations for known or suspected domestic violence cases. This course is also accredited by ACCME.

Target Audience

Medical Doctor, Physician Assistant

Learning Objectives

  • Define domestic violence
  • Describe the various categories of domestic violence
  • Identify underlying motivating factors that contribute to domestic violence
  • Describe the prevalence of domestic violence in the United States
  • Describe the phases of the domestic abuse cycle
  • Identify groups at high risk for domestic violence
  • Describe common characteristics of both domestic violence victims and perpetrators
  • Identify common warning signs of domestic violence
  • Describe best practices in screening for domestic violence and assessing the needs of domestic violence victims
  • Identify the role of the health care professional in reporting domestic violence and assisting victims

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Dr. Robert Surratt, MD


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

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Continuing Education Company, Inc. (CEC) and AchieveCE. Continuing Education Company, Inc. (CEC) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This course awards 2 ABIM MOC Points.

This course’s credit expiration date is 01/17/2023 and the ACCME ID # is 201586745.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit


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