Human Trafficking: Recognition & Intervention
In collaboration with Galen College of Nursing
This course is offered as part of an innovative new program with Galen College of Nursing.
This course introduces nurses to the emergent nursing care of human trafficking victims. An overview about the types of human trafficking, methods of coercion, recruitment strategies, and recognition of human trafficking victims is provided. Nurses will explore screening tools, available resources, and nursing interventions that facilitate interdisciplinary, victim-centered, care.
Key Learning Outcomes
- Examine the types of domestic and international sex trafficking, forced labor trafficking, and domestic servitude of adults and children.
- Identify methods of coercion, recruitment, and enslavement which increase the likelihood of a person becoming a victim of human trafficking.
- Recognize victims of human trafficking in diverse healthcare settings.
- Identify best practices which focus on victim centered interdisciplinary nursing care.
$500 Discount in Tuition
Nurses who complete this ANA CE course are eligible for a $500 tuition discount at Galen College of Nursing’s CCNE accredited online RN to BSN program.* This tuition discount will be applied to a course offered in the first term of the program. Nurses interested in applying for the tuition discount are required to complete their application to Galen within 30 days of successfully completing this ANA CE course.
Interested? To learn more, please visit: https://galencollege.edu/american-nursesassociation
* The baccalaureate degree in nursing program at Galen College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001; 202-887-6791.
Dr. Kathy Burlingame
Dr. Kathy Burlingame has been a nurse for almost three decades and has held a variety of positions as a nurse educator and academic administrator at several institutions. Currently, Dr. Burlingame provides overall leadership and management for Galen College of Nursing’s online RN to BSN Program Option. An experienced nurse educator and academic leader, Dr. Burlingame started her career as an Intensive Cardiac Care Unit and Emergency Room nurse. She was a full-time nursing faculty member for over a decade.
Her academic administrative experience includes serving as an Associate Degree and Practical Nursing Program Director, Academic Dean at Minnesota State Community and Technical College, and Interim Provost of Mesabi Range Community and Technical College in Minnesota. In these roles, Dr. Burlingame worked extensively with the faculty and program directors of several online programs in collaboration with other state colleges. She earned a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Oral Roberts University, the Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Minnesota, the Bachelor of Science Degree from Moorhead State University, an Associate Degree in Nursing from Northland Community College, and a Practical Nursing diploma from Detroit Lakes Area Vocational Technical Institute.