Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence: Florida Mandatory Training


The purpose of this educational activity is:

  • To provide licensed professionals with current relevant information in order to identify and intervene in situations of IPV/DV; and
  • To meet the mandatory training requirement for licensure in Florida.


Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Define intimate partner violence/domestic violence/elder abuse, particularly in the state of Florida.
  • Discuss the statistics related to intimate partner violence/domestic violence.
  • Describe the effects of intimate partner violence/domestic violence on victims.
  • Identify risk factors related to being a victim of violence and for being a perpetrator of violence.
  • Describe how to initiate the topic of intimate partner violence/domestic violence with your patients.
  • Discuss interventions for intimate partner violence/domestic violence identified this course.
  • Describe reporting requirements related to intimate partner violence/domestic violence.
  • Identify victim services and other resources in Florida related to intimate partner violence/domestic violence.


No conflicts of interest are reported by the author or by educational planning committee members.

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Approved By: Access Continuing Education, Inc. has been approved by the Florida Board of Nursing and Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants, Provider number: 50-7628.

CE Credits:

3.0 Hours; credit available until 01/31/2019
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont Nurses Associations are members of the Northeast Multi-State Division of the American Nurses Association.
Program Code #: 0021-001-013117

The Florida Boards/Councils above have approved this course for 3.0 hours of continuing education credit.

Cost: $30.00 *NOTE: If your association, employer, or organization is paying for this course, and you log in utilizing the correct procedure provided by your association/employer/organization, you will not be charged upon completion of the test. Be sure to check with your association/employer/organization for the correct login procedure.
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Authors: Jean Clarke-Mitchell, MSW, LICSW
Silvia Y. Beaupre, MS, RN, CS, NP, PMHNP-BC
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