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Continuing Education for Dentists and Dental Hygienists
Dentistry CE
AGD Accredited Continuing Education for Dentists, Dental Hygienists, and other Dental Professionals

Domestic Violence for Dental Practitioners – 2 CE

Activity Overview

The course is designed to increase awareness among dental professionals of the prevalence of domestic violence, the categories of domestic violence that they may encounter in their practice, how to recognize the signs of domestic violence, and their obligations for reporting known or suspected domestic violence.

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Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Define domestic violence
  2. Describe the various categories of domestic violence
  3. Identify underlying motivating factors that contribute to domestic violence
  4. Describe the prevalence of domestic violence in the United States
  5. Describe common characteristics of both domestic violence victims and perpetrators
  6. Identify common warning signs of domestic violence
  7. Describe ways in which a dental professional may raise the subject of domestic violence with a patient
  8. Identify the role of the dental professional in reporting domestic violence

Content Complexity

  Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts

Financial Support Disclosure

This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support.

Delivery Type

Home Study Monograph



2.0 Contact Hours



Target Audience

Dental Hygienist
Dental Specialist

Activity Type

Contains case-based material


Provider No. 50-20641
AGD No. 386503
CE Broker No. 20-626554


Jonas Ashbaugh, DDS



Requirements for Credit

Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.

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Hardware Requirements

Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
iOS 10+, Android 4.3+

Software Requirements

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox
Adobe Acrobat Reader

Network Requirements

Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection

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