Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in the Primary Care Setting


Elizabeth Ducat, NP,

Clinical Research Nurse Practitioner, Laboratory of the Biology of Addictive Disease – The Rockefeller University

Rachel Goldsmith, MSW,

Sanctuary for Families

Learning Objectives:

1)  Reaffirm the professional and ethical obligation to address intimate partner violence (IPV) in the primary care setting.
2)  Recognize the importance of universal screening of IPV as a routine part of history-taking.3)  Become skilled in the detection, prevention and intervention of IPV.


January 12th, 2011, 12:00-1:00 pm ET

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