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Gender-based Violence (GBV) and Sexual Gender-based Violence (SGBV), including Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) have been a worldwide concern for decades. Now however, with the world facing the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing being encouraged, a major side effect has occurred - a marked increase in SGBV.
Domestic violence shelters are also undergoing strain as they reach capacity due to the increase in IPV being experienced. Even the most advanced and best-resourced health systems are reaching saturation, including those at the front line in their response to S/GBV incidents.
This course is designed to equip healthcare providers with the knowledge and means to help them respond adequately to survivors of violence in any form. S/GBV is a major concern for healthcare providers at all times, more so in times of crisis - if they do not observe and ask – no one else will.
On achieving this course, a learner will be able to:
The short course is offered as an online short course that is enhanced with additional resources to provide a well-rounded learning experience.
Participants are required to engage with all of the online learning activities. Each module is accompanied by MCQ’s for which a minimum of 70% needs to be obtained in order to successfully pass the assessment opportunity
The minimum period for completion is 6-hours
Accredited according to the HPCSA’s Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals for 11 Clinical CEU’s on Level 2.
FPD will award successful participants with a certificate of completion upon completion of all online learning activities
This course is proudly sponsored for healthcare professionals
This course is open through means of scholarships to healthcare professionals that are registered with their respective governing bodies.
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