Learn What Physicians Need To Know About Human Trafficking

OSU Wexner Medical Center logo Learn What Physicians Need To Know About Human Trafficking. On this webcast, we’ve invited two of Ohio State University’s experts to teach us what healthcare professionals needs to know about human trafficking. Hannah Parks is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Doctor of Nursing Practice at Ohio State University and a member of our MedNet programing committee. She has previously worked with human trafficking organizations and survivors in both Southeast Asia and the United States. We’re pleased to invite back to the program Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Dr. Jamie Macklin. Jamie practices adult and pediatric hospital medicine and serves as the chief of internal medicine at OSU East Hospital and has clinical interests in human trafficking.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Adopt trauma-informed care practices with patients to promote cultures of healing and empowerment
  • Identify potential barriers for self-identification when those in the life of human trafficking seek medical care
  • Become familiar with potential “red-flags” and presentations to the healthcare system by those in the life of human trafficking
  • Diagnose acute and chronic medical issues that human trafficking survivors may develop as a result of their exploitation
  • Understand the danger assessment of clinical situations and when mandated reporting is warranted
  • Recognize national resources available to assist human trafficking survivors

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Terminology
  • Hotline
  • Safety Planning
  • Exploitation

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.