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Massachusetts Required Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training for Healthcare and Behavioral Health Professionals (Chapter 260) - Afternoon Session


Faculty:
Meredith J. Scannell
Duration:
Half Day Session (PM)
Format:
Audio and Video
Product Code:
LWC077970
Brochure Code:
PLW73196B
Media Type:
Live Webcast

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Description

Recent laws in Massachusetts require healthcare and behavioral health professionals to complete education in the areas of domestic violence and sexual assault (Chapter 260).

Why you should choose THIS course to fulfill the new mandatory CE requirement:

  • Content for this course has been approved by the MA Department of Public Health
  • Meredith Scannell, PhD, MPH, MSN, CNM, SANE-A, CEN, is a leading expert in the field
  • Evidence-based treatment guidelines for those who provide direct care to survivors
  • Advances coming from current sexual violence research
  • The latest CDC recommended prophylactic medications
  • And … this course is different from other courses … as it also provides continuing education credits for attending, including pharmacology CE!

** The Morning (7am-11am, CST) and Afternoon (12pm-4pm, CST) sessions cover the same 4-hour presentation.

** Click here to register for the morning session. (or see Alternative Dates tab).

** Credit for this program equals one half-day session (see Credits tab).

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information: Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this live interactive webcast. This webcast is a broadcast of a live event. You will be able to type questions to the speaker. The speaker will see the questions and address them during the presentation as time allows. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether web based activities are an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.

Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.


Counselors

This activity consists of 3.75 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Massachusetts Counselors

This program has been approved for 4.0 1 MaMHCA/MMCEP hours for re-licensure, in accordance with 262 CMR. Expires: 10/17/2020.  Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 225 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the activity advertisement, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Massachusetts and Rhode Island Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity has been certified by NEAFAST on behalf of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health & Human Services Professions, for LMFT professional continuing education. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 4.0 contact hours. 


Pharmacology Nurse Practitioners

This program offers 60 instructional minutes of pharmacology content which is designed to qualify for 1.0 contact hours toward your pharmacology requirement. 


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses in full attendance will earn 3.7 contact hours.


Nursing Home Administrators

This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 3.75 clock hours and 3.75 participant hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Physicians

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Psychologists

This course is for informational purposes only. No continuing education credit is available. 


Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 3.75 Clinical Practice continuing education credits. Course Level: Intermediate. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.


Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 225 continuing education minutes as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 



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Faculty

Meredith J. Scannell Related seminars and products:

PHD, MPH, MSN, CNM, SANE-A, CEN, Clinical Nursing Instructor

Regis College


Meredith Scannell, PHD, MPH, MSN, CNM, SANE-A, CEN, has long history of working with victims of sexual violence and domestic violence. She is certified as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner through the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and through the International Association of Forensic Nursing.

She has presented on topics of sexual violence and domestic violence, locally, nationally and internationally, including a presentation as an expert panelist at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. Her research has focused on healthcare delivery for victims of sexual violence. She has published numerous publications and recently published a book titled Fast Facts about Forensic Nursing.

Meredith began her educational journey with a diploma in nursing from St. Elizabeth’s Hospital School of Nursing. She later received a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Boston University, became a Certified Nurse Midwife, earned a Master’s Degree in Nursing and ultimately earned a PhD from Northeastern University.

Speaker Disclosure:

Financial: Meredith Scannell has an employment relationship with Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Meredith Scannell is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association; American College of Nurse Midwives; and Massachusetts Nurses Association.


Additional Info

Program Information

CD/DVD

Click here to purchase the DVD or CD recording from our product store. CE hours and approvals on products may differ from live CE approvals.


Additional Resources

To order the book, Opioid Use Disorder, please visit our product store.


Access Period for Live Webcast

For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.


Webcast Schedule

Please note: There will be a lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


Objectives

  1. Analyze the scope of domestic violence and sexual assault (DV/SA) as a public health problem.
  2. Summarize the latest evidence-based practices for domestic violence and sexual assault.
  3. Recognize key concepts related to perpetrators of domestic violence and sexual assault.
  4. Review current recommended medications and issues of medication adherence for sexually assaulted patients.
  5. Evaluate prevention strategies, including resources and referrals.

Outline

Domestic Violence Prevalence and Dynamics
  • Types of domestic violence
  • Health implications
  • Long-term adverse outcomes
  • Special populations
  • Health effects and implications on children
Sexual Violence: What You Need to Know
  • Prevalence, epidemiology and dynamics of sexual violence
  • Immediate care
  • Medical and psychological effects
  • Evidence collection
  • Updated CDC pharmacological post-exposure prophylaxis medications recommendations
  • Updated research recommendations
Best Practices, Guidelines and Trauma-Informed Responses
  • Screening tools to recognize red flags of violence
  • Trauma-informed approaches to caring for victims of domestic/sexual violence
  • Human trafficking; identification and treating
  • Disclosure and mandatory reporting requirements
  • Appropriate documentation
  • Best practices in follow-up care
  • Strategies for developing community partnerships
  • Resources for survivors locally, nationally and specific to various populations

Target Audience

  • Registered Nurses
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Professional Nurses
  • Physician Assistants
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Allied Mental Health and Human Service Professions
  • Nursing Home Administrators
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Counselors

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