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Effective screening for domestic violence

Learn techniques for a more comfortable conversation

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*For CME credit requirements and a course description, please click on the "How to obtain AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™" link, a pretest is required before you view the webinar for credit .

General Information

Medium used:  Internet

Method of participation:  You can view the slideshow and listen online.  A pretest, an evaluation and a post-test are available electronically, unless otherwise requested, through SurveyMonkey.

Estimated time to complete this activity:  1 (one) hour

Faculty:  DaWanna L. Stubbs, MD, M.S., assistant professor of Clinical Medicine, IU School of Medicine.

Release date:  June 30, 2010

Termination date:  June 30, 2013

Program Description

This FREE online seminar, sponsored by the ISMA’s Family Violence Committee, will help you learn how you can reduce incidences of domestic violence by effectively screening your patients.

At the conclusion of this program you will be able to:

  • Approach a patient about intimate partner violence (IPV) in a variety of
    health care settings
  • Recognize certain behaviors and injuries that may indicate abuse
  • Apply intervention techniques if a patient screens positive for IPV
  • Apply methods for good medical documentation of abuse

Who would benefit?

  • Primary care physicians
  • Residents
  • Medical students
How to obtain AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

CME Accreditation Information:
The ISMA designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 (one) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM .  The ISMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  For further information about CME accreditation and disclosure statements, see additional information below.

The Indiana State Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

While offering the CME credit hours listed in these pages, these activities are not intended to provide extensive training in a field.

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by the Indiana State Medical Association must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. Prior to the activity, all faculty, authors, editors and planning committee members participating in an ISMA-sponsored activity are required to disclose to attendees any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.
Dr. Stubbs completed an ISMA CME Disclosure/Conflict of Financial Information form and no conflict was found.

The ISMA CME Planning Staff: Rhonda Bennett, Dan Kelsey, Jill Bruce, Dan Springer and Shelly Symmes each completed an ISMA CME Disclosure/Conflict of Financial Information form and no conflict was found.

To learn more about the AMA’s Physician’s Recognition Award and credit system, visit here.



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