Experts Discuss Domestic Violence on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Experts Discuss Domestic Violence on CME Webcast. The Violence Against Women Act of 1994 sponsored by then-senator Joe Biden allowed women to seek civil rights remedies for gender-related crimes.  Clearly, over the last 3,000 years, human society has come a long way toward reducing domestic violence but as we are going to hear today, we equally clearly still have a long way yet to go. Our guests today to update us about domestic violence are Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Creagh Boulger and social worker from the Department of Psychiatry, Arianna Galligher.

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: gain insight into common barriers that prevent survivors from leaving an abusive environment; and understand the role of the provider in supporting a patient in this circumstance.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • The spectrum of domestic violence
  • The role of the physician in dealing with domestic violence
  • Recognizing domestic violence in people of other cultures
  • Relationship between mental illness and domestic violence
  • Recognizing domestic violence in a pediatric practice
  • Intervention options in the emergency department
  • The economy, COVID, and domestic violence
  • Computer safety and domestic violence
  • Recognizing domestic violence among co-workers and neighbors
  • Domestic violence and pets

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