Human Trafficking: The Role of Healthcare (Recorded at Pri-Med South)

Although human trafficking is a global problem with 21 million victims worldwide, Florida is the third in the nation. This session will define your role in trauma-informed care as well as help you identify the demographics and unique features of human trafficking. With a better understanding of the psychological and physiological effects, you can improve how you treat patients who are victims of trauma.

Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on February 9, 2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the breadth of this issue and its impact on community health
  • Describe the psychological and physiological effects on victims
  • Improve clinical interactions with trauma victims
  • Describe the role of healthcare clinicians in trauma-informed care of survivors
  • Identify the demographics and unique features of human trafficking and the role of healthcare clinicians in assisting victims

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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Panagiota Caralis, MD, JD, FACP

Professor of Medicine, University of Miami
Special Assistant to Chief of Staff
Miami Veterans Health Care System 


The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty: 

Panagiota Caralis, MD, JD, FACP

No financial relationships disclosed.  

Non-faculty contributors involved in the planning, development, editing, and review of the content have disclosed no relevant financial relationships. 

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Accreditation Statement

Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Pri-Med Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For APRNs and PAs, AANPCB and NCCPA accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as the number of hours of participation (AANPCB) or as Category 1 CME credits (NCCPA).

Commercial Supporter

Not Applicable

Education Partner

Not Applicable

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
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