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Free Continuing Education Event

November 3, 2017

“Because the one and only time a [healthcare provider] might encounter a trafficking victim is when she or he presents with a health problem, it’s important that [we are] knowledgeable and prepared to offer appropriate help”

(Sabella, D. (2011). The role of the nurse in combating human trafficking. AJN, 11(2), 28-37).

November 3, 2017 (8 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

Learning Outcomes:

  • Apply identified strategies for recognizing potential victims of human trafficking and incorporating prevention strategies based on social and economic determinants of health
  • Understand the prevalence and economic impact of human trafficking for Texas

Speakers:

  • Donna Sabella, PhD, MEd, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC
  • oDr. Sabella is an international expert in human trafficking and is the founder and director of Project Phoenix, an outreach program for trafficked and prostituted women in Philadelphia
  • Dixie Hairston, LMSW
  • oMs. Hairston coordinates the Statewide Human Trafficking Mapping Project for Texas; this research project provides empirically-grounded data about the extent of human trafficking in Texas
  • Lt. Bill Grayson, San Antonio Police Department
  • Lt. Grayson will discuss the role of SAPD and Law Enforcement for Human Trafficking Investigations

Continuing Education:

  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing is an approved provider by the Texas State Board of Social Workers Examiners

Conference Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton (NW I-H 10) 7750 Briaridge San Antonio, TX 78230

Registration: Registration is required for attendance. Space is limited, so register today online: https://ce.uthscsa.edu/browse/nursing