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

Where:   TAUNTON, MA

When:  Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Location

HOLIDAY INN
700 MYLES STANDISH BLVD
TAUNTON, MA 02780
Phone:  508-823-0430
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Course 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!
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
Required Chapter 260 Training for:

  • 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

MEREDITH SCANNELL, CNM, MPH, MSN

Meredith Scannell, Ph.D., MPH, MSN, CNM, SANE-A, CEN, has a 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 Ph.D. from Northeastern University.

PESI HealthCare and Meredith Scannell indicate that the content for this educational activity is without bias of any commercial product or drug. There is no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
MASSACHUSETTS PARTICIPANTS: This is an approved course through the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and meets the requirement of Massachusetts Law: Chapter 260, Section 9.

Massachusetts Counselors: CE credit is available. 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.

Massachusetts 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.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists
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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. Partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance.


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 to receive credit. It is your responsibility to submit your certificate of successful completion and a copy of the seminar brochure to your licensing board.


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 4.0 clock hours and 4.0 participant hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME such as PESI. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 3.5 hours for completing this program.

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.


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


Social Workers
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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 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.

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