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Human Trafficking: Medical Response - Free, Self-Paced, Online Training

This course is for all learners - Texas and non-Texas learners. Texas A&M University College of Nursing. Registration required. Upon completion of this course, the participant will have an increase in knowledge of the current, evidence-based information and tools necessary to accurately recognize and intervene in suspected instances of human trafficking. At the end of the course, the learner will be able to:

1. Examine Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, federal and state laws pertinent to the health care, mandatory reporting, and potential implications of reporting to law enforcement regarding human trafficking.

2. Focus on the practices to facilitate safety for all, vulnerabilities of those who are, or who can be at risk regarding human trafficking, and role of health care professional.

3. Analyze trafficking and consensual commercial sex, the concepts of force, fraud and coercion, human trafficking and smuggling, and trafficker profiles and recruitment techniques.

Professional Development: 2.25 contact hours

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