Pediatrics - Grand Rounds

Topic: Domestic Violence


Wednesday, October 25, 2023
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. Explain the definition and dynames of domestic violence/intimate partner violence.
2. Summarize basic concerns about strangulation including in the DV/IPV context.
3. Identify possible signs of abuse in patient assessments.
4. Develop a clinical response to documenting IPV injuries and outcomes consistent with Florida law.
5. Discuss expert "safety planning" with lethality assessments and referrals.


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

biblio source : Domestic Violence - PubMed (nih.gov)

Quiz release date: January 3, 2024
Quiz expiration date: March 3, 2025


Dr. Dully has no relevant financial relationships. Dr. Johnston has 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/. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

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