Who Should Receive Training on IPV?

Who should receive training on IPV?

• Physicians
• Nurses and nursing practitioners
• Medical and nursing assistants
• Midwives
• Physician assistants
• Public health professionals
• Social workers
• Medical interpreters
• Mental health professionals
• Health educators

Training on IPV is often extended to other support staff such as security guards, parking lot attendants, and housekeepers who may observe abusive and/or threatening behaviors and have safety concerns for patients. 

How often?

Offer training annually and for new hires or staff who want to repeat the training. Refresher training is important to introduce advances in the field and offer opportunities for staff to discuss progress, challenges and opportunities.