Human Trafficking: Introduction for Healthcare Providers
Satisfy Michigan Board of Nursing Requirement of Training
Format: Online self- paced course
CNE Contact Hours: 1.12
This self-paced continuing nursing education (CNE) offering is developed to raise awareness of human trafficking- a form of modern day slavery becoming increasingly prevalent in Michigan, in the United States and globally. The aim of the module is to educate nurses and provide tools and strategies to assist in the care of victims of human trafficking. The content of the module complies with the standards of training of human trafficking as required by the Michigan Board of Nursing (MBON), effective January 6, 2017.
As a result of engaging in this module, registered nurses will be able to:
- discuss the problem of human trafficking in Michigan and other states
- identify signs that an individual is a victim of being trafficked
- describe the assessment guidelines and process for adults and minors
- understand the voluntary and mandatory reporting processes for victims of human trafficking
The developers of this module are life-long nursing educators.
- Katie Kessler, MSN, RN, is currently a continuing nursing education consultant at Lansing Community College. She is the former Director of Professional Partnerships at Michigan State University College of Nursing.
- Kathy Forrest, MSN, MA, RN, is the Coordinator of Professional Programs and Instructor in the College. She currently teaches in the undergraduate nursing program and is the primary nurse planner of continuing nursing education provider unit.
This course complies with the requirements for continuing nursing education and specifically satisfies the requirement for human trafficking training for relicensure in the state of Michigan. Continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hours are provided by Michigan State University College of Nursing (OH-294, 08/01/2018), an approved provider of CNE by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
For more information please call (517) 355-3393 or email