This course fulfills the 2-unit requirement for training in human trafficking for nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, and other healthcare providers in Florida.
Approved by the Florida Physical Therapy Association for 2020. Approval #CE20-776492.
Tifanie Sbriscia, BS, RN, CWOCN
Susan Walters Schmid, PhD
Contact hours: 2
Expiration date: October 1, 2022
Course price: $19
Human trafficking (human slavery) is seen across the world including in Florida. Healthcare professionals may be the only people victims have access to who can help them escape their captors and move from being a victim to being a survivor. This course helps meet the challenge that all health agencies have to train staff how to proceed when trafficking is suspected. It provides information about relevant Florida statutes, presents risk factors for becoming a victim, ways to identify victims and traffickers, and offers screening, assessment, and reporting information.
The following course information applies to occupational therapy professionals:
- Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, OTAs
- Instructional Level: Introductory
- Content Focus: Category 1—Domain of OT, Client Factors
Criteria for Successful Completion
A score of 80% or higher on the post test, a completed evaluation form, and payment where required. No partial credit will be awarded.
When you finish this course you will be able to:
- Describe the problem of human trafficking in Florida, the nation, and the world today.
- Distinguish between 2 sets of terms: human trafficking/human smuggling and sex trafficking/labor trafficking.
- State at least 3 factors that place a person at risk of becoming a victim of human trafficking.
- List 4 barriers to identifying victims along with ways to address them.
- Identify resources that may help victims of human trafficking.
- Outline legal and reporting requirements for healthcare professionals in Florida.