Essential Knowledge for Addressing the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in North Carolina: Online Certification ProgramCME/CE Activity Information



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Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Altus Solutions Inc.  Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Intended Audience

This activity is intended for child-serving professionals in the state of North Carolina.


Price

$45.00 registration fee per learner

CME Credits

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of:

  • 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 4 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) Credit hours
  • 4 contact hours for Continuing Nursing Education
  • 4 AAPA Category 1 CME Credit for Continuing Physician Assistants Education
  • 4 culture continuing education credit for Continuing Social Worker Education
  • 4 contact hour(s) (0.4 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
  • 4 continuing education credits for psychologists

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Release Date

August 10, 2021


Expiration

Participants must complete the program and request credit no later than August 10, 2023.


Credit Designations

Physician Continuing Medical Education

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Pharmacy Education

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 4 contact hour(s) (0.4 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Universal Activity Number - JA4008162-9999-21-2833-H04-P

Type of Activity: Knowledge

Hardware/Software Requirements (Required for Internet-based ACPE activities only)
This activity requires a device with access to the Internet. This could include a computer or a mobile device.

Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality (Required for Internet-based ACPE activities only)
Please see final activity for the policy on privacy and confidentiality that relates to this internet activity.

Continuing Nursing Education

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4 contact hours.

Continuing Physician Assistants Education

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 4 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until July 20, 2023. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Continuing Social Worker Education

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 4 Clinical continuing education credits.

Continuing Dental Education

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of the credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this activity for 4 continuing education credits.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider, or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

Continuing Psychologist Education

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

Credit Designation

This program offers 4 continuing education credits for psychologists.

Interprofessional Continuing Education

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 4 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by COPE to provide continuing education to optometrists.

Credit Statement: This course is COPE approved for 4 hours of CE credit. Activity 122014 and Course ID 73167-PB. Check with your local state licensing board to see if this counts toward your CE requirement for re-licensure.

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Learning Objectives: Part 1—Human Trafficking Awareness

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Define human trafficking.​
  • Distinguish common myths from facts.
  • Identify vulnerable populations and risk factors.​
  • Define key factors that are behind trafficking behaviors.
  • Recognize red flags that may indicate suspicious activity.
  • Describe how to report suspected human trafficking.
  • Describe the challenges that arise when working to end human trafficking
  • Recognize the role of key organizations and agencies.​
  • Compare and contrast local and global issues.


Learning Objectives: Part 2—CSEC Awareness

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Describe the scope and context of the commercial sexual exploitation of children.
  • Recognize the language and definitions of commercial sexual exploitation of children.
  • Explain the value of trauma-informed and survivor-centered language related to commercial sexual exploitation of children.
  • Identify risk factors that make a child vulnerable to commercial sexual exploitation.
  • Identify warning signs of commercial sexual exploitation of children.
  • Identify key federal and state laws related to commercial sexual exploitation of children.
  • Describe and predict how to respond to commercial sexual exploitation of children.

Learning Objectives: Part 3—CSEC: Essential Knowledge for My Role

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Recognize intersection points for identification and care.
  • Identify potential challenges working with CSEC cases.
  • Identify services and referrals that might be available for CSEC victims.
  • Predict outcomes based on processes surrounding CSEC cases.
  • Describe how to build community relationships and network.
  • Analyze opportunities for better prevention, care, and reform.
  • Create a personal action plan.

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Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

Faculty

The faculty members have nothing to disclose.

Planners and Managers

The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose


Format

Online course

System Requirements

  • Internet access
  • Device to access the Internet (such as a computer, tablet, or phone)

Request for Credit

If you wish to receive acknowledgment for completing this activity, follow the instructions for requesting and receiving credit that are included upon completing the course.


Additional Disclosures & Disclaimers

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management.  Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Essential Knowledge for Addressing the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in North Carolina: Online Certification ProgramCME/CE Activity Information



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