Kentucky Domestic Violence Course (KY1002)
Author(s): Patsy Barnes, RN, BA
Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, Delaware BON, Florida BON, KY BON, RNs
Credit Hours: 2
This course satisfies the Kentucky State requirement for Nurses. We will review domestic violence and discuss Kentucky state specifics.
- Define domestic violence, kinds of domestic violence, characteristics of perpetrator and victim.
- Have knowledge of screening processes for domestic violence and the effects on domestic violence on victims.
- Understand reporting mandates, protections and exemptions for healthcare professionals in the state of Kentucky.
- Be familiar with programs for prevention and treatment in Kentucky and resources for victims including legal protections for victims and penalties for perpetrators.