Non-Fatal Strangulation: A County Wide Protocol (Nursing)

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Target Audience

Nurses

Description

The overall goal of this module is to increase the awareness and identification of non-fatal strangulation victims in Mecklenburg county. Through county wide education of prehospital providers, Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department, the District Attorney's office, and emergency department providers. These victims will now receive standardized forensic nurse examinations that will lead to increased prosecution of perpetrators by the district attorney's office.

Original Release Date: November 18, 2019
Valid Thru: September 30, 2020

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The faculty and planning committee members have NO relevant financial or other significant relationships with industry/commercial supporters to disclose.

Faculty DO NOT intend to discuss an unlabeled, unapproved, or investigative use of a commercial product or device.

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Atrium Health adheres to the ACCME Standards regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of faculty and commercial support relationships, if any, will be made known at the activity.

Credit Information
The Charlotte Area Health Education Center (AHEC) designates this continuing education program as fulfilling the requirement for representing .30 Contact Hour.*.

Objectives

  • Increase the identification and recognition of non-fatal strangulation victims
  • Define providers role into a coordinated county wide Non-Fatal Strangulation protocol
  • Utilize a standardized forensic nurse examination and consistency in emergency department workup of victims
  • Recognize the symptoms and physical exam findings of victims

Contact

Tamara C Smith-Tillman, BS

Electives

11/18/2019 - 09/30/2020
12:00 PM - 11:55 PM
Status
Open
Date(s)
Nov 18, 2019 - Sep 30, 2020
Check-In Time
12:00 PM
Credit
0.30 - Contact Hours
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Nov 18, 2019 - Sep 30, 2020
Credits
0.30
Contact Hours