What The Physician Needs To Know About Human Trafficking

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 What The Physician Needs To Know About Human Trafficking. Here in Ohio, over a thousand children are victims of human sex trafficking and as a state, Ohio ranks 4th in the number of people involved in human trafficking nationwide. Often, these victims show up in our emergency departments, our urgent care centers, our hospitals, and even in our outpatient offices. It is incumbent on all of us to be able to identify these people and get them the help that they need in order to break out of their subjugation. Joining our moderator on this CME webcast is Dr. Jamie Macklin, who is an assistant professor of both internal medicine and pediatrics at the Ohio State University and is the section chief for hospital medicine at Ohio State University Hospital East.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: Become familiar with potential trafficking victim presentations to the healthcare system; and Acknowledge the magnitude of the human trafficking crisis in the United States.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Human trafficking
  • The role of the physician in recognizing human trafficking
  • Identifying forced labor workers
  • Industries that frequently have forced labor workers
  • Demographics of forced labor workers
  • The National Human Trafficking Hotline
  • Prostitution and sex trafficking

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

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