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Human Trafficking - An Opportunity for Intervention (T6061) Thu, Jun 20, 2019 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Human Trafficking Meets Healthcare: An Opportunity for Intervention
Thursday, June 20, 2019/ 1:30-3:00PM EDT

Jordan Greenbaum, MD
Institute on Healthcare and Human Trafficking
SVB Center for Safe and Healthy Children
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

The price for this webinar is $225 per phone line.

Evidence suggests that many adults and children subjected to sex or labor trafficking experience significant adverse health effects and seek medical care in a variety of healthcare settings. In one study, nearly 88% of sex trafficked girls and women reported having seen a medical provider during the period of their exploitation1. Healthcare professionals are in a unique position to offer victim services, but can only do so if they are equipped to recognize patients at risk for trafficking and respond appropriately. This program offers an overview of adult and child trafficking, including definitions, risk factors, possible indicators, and recommendations for responding to suspected exploitation. It describes the trauma-informed approach to patient care and strategies for offering services that target patient vulnerabilities and assist in victim recovery.

1. Lederer LJ, Wetzel CA. The health consequences of sex trafficking and their implications for identifying victims in healthcare facilities. Annals Health Law, 2014;23:61-91.

Continuing Education Credits:
Georgia Hospital Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Approved for 1.5 Contact Hours

The Georgia Hospital Association Research & Education Foundation is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Georgia Hospital Association Research & Education Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Georgia Hospital Association is an approved provider of nursing home administrator credits by the Georgia Board of Nursing Home Administrators. Approved for 1.5 contact hours in professional development / integrity, resident care management, leadership skills, and management.

If you are registering from an out-of-state hospital association, please contact Bess Zappa at 770-249-4542.