(3 credits - TG) Distance Delivery - Internet
This multidisciplinary Web course focuses on recognition, assessment and intervention with victims of violence. Topics include: victim behaviours, patterns of injury, evidence collection, forensic photography, fact testimony; risk reduction, prevention of violence and follow up. Specific sections discuss domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse/neglect, elder abuse and violence against professionals. Course content is designed for nurses and physicians and is also valuable for other professionals (e.g. police, social workers, paramedics) who interact with health care professionals or victims of violence.