Pediatrics - Grand Rounds

Topic: Domestic Violence


Wednesday, October 28, 2020
7:45 AM - 9:00 AM
ZOOM Meeting


Kathleen Dully, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Child Protection and Forensic Pediatrics
Medical Director, First Coast Protection Team

Amy Johnston, LCSW
Behavioral Health Therapist
Baptist Behavioral Health

Target Audience:

Community Physicians, Faculty, Residents/Fellows, Staff/Employees

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the presentation, participants will be able to:

At the conclusion of this session, the participant should be able to:
1. Discuss expert “safety planning.”
2. Cite reasons not to rely on divorce to keep patient safe from violence.
3. Use questions from validated lethality assignments in clinical care of D.V. patients.
4. Review documentation for D.V. injuries and strangulation.
5. Recite the 4 fatal outcomes on unremitting IPV: homicide, suicide, homicide-suicide, and suicide-by-cop.


The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the Activity.

Additional Information

Please call Tina Smith 904-476-6747 or Miguel Perez 904-248-8490 for any technical assistance.

(UPDATED) To receive CME credit you must watch the Webinar in its entirety and take the evaluation at the end.

Additional material: McClane G, Strack G, Hawley D. Review of 300 attempted strangulation cases. JEM 21(3), 2001, 311-315


Kathleen Dully, M.D. has disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial disclosures. Dr. Dully and Ms. Johnston have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose. Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: https://cme.ufl.edu/disclosure/. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.

For additional information, contact Laura Lowry (904) 633-4199 laura.lowry@jax.ufl.edu.