Domestic Violence Injury Patterns and Survivors in the Healthcare System (1.5 hours)

    • Exploring gender-based violence as both a public health and public safety epidemic with wide-ranging implications for the healthcare system.
    • Identifying injury and behavioral patterns unique to survivors of gender-based violence.
    • Emphasizing the role of medical providers in responding to survivors and providing long-term care and safety planning, particularly for those with chronic health issues, extensive trauma histories, and injury due to strangulation and head trauma.