This fact sheet provides information about sexual violence prevention and how health care professionals can assist victims and prevention efforts.

The purpose of this guide is to assist physicians, nurses, and other clinical health care providers in meeting their professional obligations in identifying and providing intervention and treatment to older victims of sexual violence. It includes introductory information, such as definitions and a problem statement, as well as scenarios. Additionally, it discusses issues relevant to health care providers, such as practice recommendations, provider responsibilities, gathering patient history, examination, and evidence collection.

Esta traducción resume los principales hallazgos del estudio “La victimización de Violencia Sexual y de las asociaciones de la salud en una muestra de la comunidad de las mujeres hispanas,” realizado por K. C. Basile, S.G. Smith, M.L. Walters, D.N. Fowler, K. Hawk y M.E. Hamburger. Los hallazgos del estudio se basan en nuestra comprensión de los efectos de la violencia sexual en mujeres latinas y pueden orientar nuestras estrategias tanto de prevención de la violencia sexual como de respuesta a ésta.

En inglés.

Sexual violence can result in many health, economic, and social struggles in the lives of survivors. This resource highlights findings from a 2015 study on sexual violence against Latina women. Findings can help strengthen our prevention and response strategies with Latin@ communities. In
Spanish.

Cover action steps health care professionalsThis fact sheet provides action steps that health care professionals on college and university campuses can take to prevent sexual violence. It is part of the 2015 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign resource kit

SAAM 2015 Prevention tips for medical professionals coverThis fact sheet provides information about sexual violence prevention and how health care professionals can assist victims and prevention efforts. It is part of the 2015 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) resource kit

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