Domestic Violence for Physicians and PAs

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.

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
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Dr. Robert Surratt, MD

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.

Continuing Education Company, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date: 1/17/2020 (Reviewed and re-released on 1/17/2023.)
Expiration Date: 1/17/2024

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.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit


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