Human Trafficking: A Call to Action for Healthcare Professionals

This is a free training, but registration is required. Please register below.

This course has been approved for 2 hours of Continuing Education credits for human trafficking for nurses, but it is open to everyone. All attendees will receive a certificate upon completion of the training.

This program will focus on the knowledge and skills to recognize and treat human trafficking survivors in a healthcare setting with a special emphasis on public health.

Human Trafficking: A Call to Action for Healthcare Professionals
1 to 3 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15
Leon County Health Department, Richardson-Lewis Health Center
872 West Orange Ave., Tallahassee

Facilitators/Speakers:

Robin Hassler Thompson, Executive Director, STAC

Suzanne Leonard Harrison, MD, FSU College of Medicine

Graciela Marquina, Victim Assistance Coordinator, STAC

Faith Moore Cruz, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, ENP-C, nurse practitioner at Tallahassee Memorial Urgent Care Center.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify risk factors of human trafficking including data and types of trafficking
  2. Provide factors that place a person at greater risk of being trafficked
  3. Identify and articulate characteristics of potential victims, including scope, presentation and health effects
  4. Practice procedures for sharing information on trafficking with a patient
  5. Identify local, state and national resources, including national hotlines
  6. Discuss the management and evaluation of patients including referral options for legal and social services
  7. Explain ways to facilitate collaboration between healthcare and other sectors of society

This training is offered in partnership with the Big Bend Coalition Against Human Trafficking and the International Rescue Committee in Florida.

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