Introduction to Domestic Violence and Intimate Partner Violence AOTA

Introduction to Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence

Course Expiration Date: 9/30/22

This course is free.  

Course Description: This course will provide participants with an introduction to domestic violence and intimate partner violence.

Instructor: Dr. Valerie Ekue

Target Audience: All Healthcare professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

·        The participant will be able to define domestic/intimate partner violence to include the legal definition.

·        The participant will be able to restate 2 descriptions of abuse that may not necessarily be in the legal definition that will assist them in identifying an abusive situation.

·        Given a patient scenario the participant will be able to identify at least one type of domestic/intimate partner violence.

Length of Course: 60 minutes

AOTA Classification Codes: Category 1 Domain of OT and Category 2 Occupational Therapy Process Category 3 OT Process

Educational  Level: Introductory

Length of Course: 1 hour

AOTA Credit: .10 CEUs

Credit Statements: 

ATOA:   Upstate AHEC is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education.  AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures. This course has been assigned 0.1 AOTA CEU’s. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.  symbol

Upstate AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.1  CEU (1 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

Provision of this education activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity. 

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

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Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given if you have accessed an online course. You may cancel via email at or telephone, 864-349-1160.