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Maureen Sullivan-Tevault

Maureen graduated nursing school in 1981 and has spent her years in the Emergency and Trauma field, including nursing positions as the Emergency Department Manager, Director of Staff Education, Trauma Coordinator, Cardiology Nurse Navigator, and Stroke Program Manager.

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Class Accreditation

All states recognize our courses for accredited continuing nursing education, CNE, contact hours. This course is accredited by the following boards:

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15467.

Provider approved by the Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Carolina, and West Virginia Boards of Nursing through CE Broker, CE Provider #: 50-13256.  

Provider approved by the California Department of Public Health, Nurse Aide Certification (NAC) #7046.  This document must be retained by the certified nurse assistant for a period of four years after the course completion. Provider approved by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing Assistive Personnel, Florida Board of Nursing-Certified Nursing Assistants; CE Broker CE Provider #: 50-13256. 

Provider approved by the Florida and Georgia Board of Nursing Home Administrators, CE Broker Tracking CE Provider #: 50-13256.
Provider approved by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition, CE Provider #: 50-13256.
Provider approved by the Florida Council of Licensed Midwifery, CE Broker CE Provider #: 50-13256.
Provider approved by the Florida Board of Respiratory Care, CE Broker CE Provider #: 50-13256. 

Human Trafficking

Contact Hours: 2
Cost: $24.00

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Human Trafficking

For a complete list of accreditations for this course, please see the accreditation information box below the author’s bio.  All states recognize our courses for accredited continuing nursing education, CNE, contact hours.

Human Trafficking is considered a form of modern day slavery. It is a multi-billion-dollar industry and occurs in all parts of the world. It is believed that at latest count, over 20 million people, from all walks of life, has been victims of human trafficking. From child sex trafficking, to forced labor (farm workers, domestic servants and construction workers), these victims have been denied their freedom, their livelihood (earned wages), and are often subjected to inhumane living conditions and unsafe working environments.

 The purpose of this educational offering is to familiarize the healthcare professional with the issues of human trafficking, including recognition of potential victims, identification of support services available for victims of human trafficking, and acknowledgment of the legal obligations of healthcare providers when caring for potential victims of human trafficking. 

This course meets the Florida Board of Nursing requirement for 2 contact hours of continuing education on the subject of Human Trafficking.

This course meets the Michigan requirements for continuing education for nurses, pharmacist and pharmacy technicians, and nursing home administrators.



At the conclusion of this educational program, the participant will be able to:
  1. Identify potential risk factors for a victim of human trafficking.
  2. Recommend social/legal services available to victims of human trafficking.
  3. Discuss the various types of human trafficking.
  4. Verbalize healthcare related guidelines for reporting suspected human trafficking.
  5. Give examples of human trafficking hotline numbers and websites for referral services.
  6. Review State specific information on mandated  education requirements and care of human trafficking victims.


Chapter 1: Definition, Types, and Global Statistics

  • Global statistic on human trafficking
  • Human trafficking as defined by Unicef, Department of Homeland Security, Florida Department of Health
  • Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000
  • Types of human trafficking and the use of force, fraud and coercion

Chapter 2: Factors That Place a Person at Greater Risk

  • National Center on Safe, Supportive Learning Environments
  • Stages of grooming for sexual exploitation (Trafficker profiles and recruitment techniques)
  • Special consideration: male survivors of human yrafficking
  • Unique aspects in human trafficking: The Super Bowl and the airline industry 

Chapter 3: Validated Assessment Tools/General Indicators for Use by Healthcare Professionals 

  • Validated Assessment Tool, published June 2014, by the VERA Institute of Justice
  • Identifying victims of human trafficking
  • General indictors of human trafficking
  • Sex trafficking indicators
  • Labor trafficking indicators
  • Physical health indicators
  • Mental health indicators
  • Patient assessment of a potential victim of human trafficking.
  • Stockholm syndrome (also known as Survival Identification Syndrome)
  • Medical documentation (acute vs chronic)

Chapter 4: Services Available to Assist Victims

  • Services available to victims of human trafficking: a resource guide for social service providers 
  • ATEST Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking
  • Department of Homeland Security, The Blue Campaign
  • ECPAT Ending Child Slavery and the Source USA
  • National Human Trafficking Hotline
  • Polaris
  • Ascentria
  • American Bar Association Task Force on Human Trafficking
  • SOAR program

Chapter 5: State Specific Overview of Education Requirements and Services

  • Florida Nurses
    • Senate Bill 852, with regards to Florida Board of Nursing CE requirement
    • An overview of Florida Department of Health programs
    • Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking
  • Michigan Nurses
    • MCL 333.16148 Nursing Continuing Education Requirements
  • Michigan Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technicians
    • MCL 333.16148 Continuing Education Requirements
  • Michigan Nursing Home Administrators