Domestic violence: a national simulation-based educational program to improve physicians' knowledge, skills and detection rates.

@article{Shefet2007DomesticVA,
  title={Domestic violence: a national simulation-based educational program to improve physicians' knowledge, skills and detection rates.},
  author={Daphna Shefet and Hagit Dascal-Weichhendler and Orit Rubin and Nirit Pessach and Dvora Itzik and Shuli Benita and Amitai Ziv},
  journal={Medical teacher},
  year={2007},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={e133-8}
}
BACKGROUND Although physicians are in a unique position to identify and report domestic violence (DV), detection rates are poor. AIM To develop a national DV experiential training program, based on standardized patients (SPs), to improve knowledge, skills and detection rates among physicians. METHODS The program was initiated by the Israeli Ministry of Health and took place at the Israel Center of Medical Simulation (MSR). Three one-day workshops for physicians were developed, each focusing… CONTINUE READING

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