Recognizing and Responding to Human Trafficking: What Health Professionals Need to Know

This course was designed to increase the teams ability to recognize patients who might be trafficked; it will describe how to engage in trauma-informed assessment and identify interventions based in best practice.

Release Date:
January 2023

Expiration Date:
January 2026

This offering carries 1.00 ANCC nursing contact hours.

Target Audience

Registered Nurses

Learning Objectives

At the end of this activity, the team will be able to:

  • Discuss how to recognize patients who might be trafficked
  • Describe components of a trauma-informed assessment
  • Identify one learned intervention in caring for patients who have been trafficked

Additional Information

Provided by: 

The Norman Knight Nursing Center

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Wendy Macias-Konstantopoulos, MD, MPH, MBA

Mass General Brigham designates this activity for 1.00 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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