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Identifying, Responding to Human Trafficking in Clinical Settings (Nurse Talks Empowerment Series)
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Participants will understand their roles in prevention, treatment, advocacy, human trafficking victim aftercare and the importance of implementing reliable organizational protocols.

When: Thursday, February 13, 2020
6:00 p.m.
Where: Across Texas
United States
Presenter: Jessica L. Peck, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE, CNL, FAANP
Contact: Texas Nurses Association

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Explore trauma-informed, evidence-based, culturally responsive and survivor- centered best practices for nurses who encounter potential victims of human trafficking in clinical settings. Learn to implement a clinical protocol and about the continuum from individual responses to a collective, public-health, holistic, comprehensive care approach. Find a site near you at the bottom of the page.

Dr. Jessica Peck is an expert pediatric clinician and anti-trafficking advocate who provides innovative, visionary, and award-winning leadership to develop and lead inclusive and diverse interprofessional teams in multiple arenas to provide outcomes of high-quality health care. She been practicing as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for more than 15 years in primary care environments and is is a recognized and published national expert on human trafficking. Dr. Peck served as founding Chair of the Alliance for Children in Trafficking, a national campaign of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Partners for Vulnerable Youth, where she worked with other national organizations to equip healthcare professionals to combat human trafficking of children and advocates for other vulnerable youth populations. Dr. Peck also worked with the Office of Trafficking in Persons to help create a set of core competencies for health care professionals caring for trafficked individuals. She serves as the Lead Medical Consultant for UnBound Houston and helped to create a statewide continuing education and to pass legislation mandating CE for all direct care providers in Texas. She currently serves Professor of Nursing at Baylor University in Dallas, Texas. She holds active credentials as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, a Certified Nurse Educator, and a Clinical Nurse Leader.

The Nurse Talks Empowerment Series is designed to bring diverse groups of nurses together to engage in thoughtful conversation about important topics. Nurse Talks sessions are designed as live webinars viewed with other nurses at sites across Texas.  After the short presentation and Q&A session, Nurse Talks facilitators lead discussion with nurses in attendance at each site.

Are you interested in having Nurse Talks at your facility?  Learn more how here.

Free CNE: This activity qualifies for 1.0 contact hours.

Texas Nurses Association/Foundation Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

To receive credit for this continuing nursing education activity, the participant must:

•Sign in;
•Attend the entire activity;
•Participation in the Nurse Talks Discussion Questions;
•Complete and submit an online activity evaluation form.


Once successful completion is achieved, a “Certificate of Successful Completion” will be awarded for 1.0 contact hours



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To continue the Nurse Talks’ conversations or if you missed a session and want to know what the buzz is about, login and select Groups and join the Other : Nurse Talks Empowerment Series.

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System
333 N. Santa Rosa
3rd Floor Simulation Center
San Antonio, TX 78207
Facilitator: Gayle Dasher
UT Health Tyler North Campus
11937 US Hwy 271
Tyler, TX 75706
Facilitator: Donna Walker

Texas Health Harris Methodist
201 Walls
Cleburne, TX 76033
Facilitator: Vicki Brockman

Texas Nurses Association
4807 Spicewood Springs Rd., Bldg 3, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78759
Facilitator: James Hilliard

Lake Granbury Medical Center
1310 Paluxy Road
Granbury, TX 76048
Facilitator: Rebekah Butler
Baptist Health System School of Health Professions
8400 Datapoint Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
Facilitator:Jennifer Cook
TNA District 9
7324 Southwest Fwy, Tower 2, Ste 1453
Houston, TX 77074
Facilitator: Sandra Chaveleh

Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing
2149 Hickory Street
Abilene, TX 79601
Facilitator: Janice Milligan

University of Houston Sugar Land, College of Nursing
14000 University Blvd
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Facilitator: Kathryn Tart

University Health System - Robert B. Green Campus
903 W. Martin St, Fl 5, Foundation Room
San Antonio, TX 78207
Facilitator: MaryEllen Michaelidis

St. David's South Austin Medical Center
901 W. Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
Facilitator: Christine M. Walker
Baylor Scott and White Cancelled
2401 31st St
Temple, TX 76508
Facilitator: Stacy Cooper
University of Texas Health, Area Health Education Center
1937 Bustamante St
Laredo, TX 78045
Facilitator: Irene Rosales

Knapp Medical Center
1401 E. 8th St
Weslaco, TX 78596
Facilitator: Anna Hinojosa

Frio Regional Hospital
200 S IH 35
Pearsall, TX 78061
Facilitator: Amanda Van Cleve

JPS Health Network
1500 South Main Street, Main Bldg, 3rd Fl, Executive Conference Room
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Facilitator: Kathy Watts

The University of Texas at Tyler
3900 University Blvd
Tyler, TX 75799
Facilitator: Pamela K. Lake

Covenant Health, Talkington Center for Nursing Education
4015 22nd Place, Box 337
Lubbock, TX 79410
Facilitator: Patricia Freier

Texas A&M University-Texarkana
7101 University Ave
Texarkana, TX 75503
Facilitator: Heather McKnight

DHR Health
5403 Doctor's Dr
McAllen, TX 78504
Facilitator: Michelle Scurlock

Vantage Med Center
1911 Holcombe
Houston, TX 77030
Facilitator: Colleen (Harris) Marzilli

Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center
9250 Pinecroft, Resource Center Conference Room
Woodlands, TX 77380
Facilitator: Kimberly McIntosh 

Seminole Memorial Hospital
209 N.W. 8th Street
Seminole, TX 79360
Facilitator: Joan L. Adams

Lone Star College-Montgomery
3200 College Park Dr, Building B (Health Science Building) Room 141
Conroe, TX 77384
Facilitator: Linda B. Vogel

Shannon Health
120 E Harris
San Angelo, TX 76903
Facilitator: Pam Bradshaw

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
1301 Pennsylvania Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Facilitator: Margie Dorman-O'Donnell

132 E. Hospital Drive
Angleton, TX 77515
Facilitator: Laura Williams

Clements Jr. University Hospital, UTSW Medical Center
6201 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75390
Facilitator: Ruben Castillo

Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital
621 N Hall Street
Dallas, TX 75226
Facilitator: Mary Vitullo

McLennan Community College
1400 College Dr, MCC Community Services Center (CSC) Room E111
Waco, TX 76708
Facilitator: Suzanne "Michelle" Myers

CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Health System - Marshall
811 South Washington, Executive Board Rm
Marshall, TX 75670
Facilitator: Shirley Aycock

New Parkland Hospital
5200 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75235
Facilitator: Michael LoSasso

Ascension Seton Williamson
201 Seton Parkway
Round Rock, TX 78665
Facilitator: TNA District 5, Leah Koen May

Methodist Hospital Metropolitan
1310 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
Facilitator: Mary Lee Potter

University of the Incarnate Word, Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing
4301 Broadway St
San Antonio, TX 78209
Facilitator: Martha Danielle Gunter

A&M Rural and Community Health Institute, Texas A&M University
Crystal Park Plaza, 2700 Earl Rudder Fwy S. Suite 3000
College Station, TX 77845
Facilitator: Ellen Martin

Texas Health Huguley Hospital
11801 South Freeway, Fl 3, Inspiration Rm
Fort Worth, TX 76115
Facilitator: Lynsay Malone
Wilson N. Jones Administrative Conference Room
500 N Highland Ave
Sherman, TX 75092
Facilitator: Jennifer Stuart

Jason's Deli, Gulfway Shopping Center
1416 Airline Rd
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
Facilitator: Sandy Stokes - District 17 Community Liasion

TTUHSC El Paso Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing - held 6 PM MT Time
210 Rick Francis St, Classroom 325
El Paso, TX 79905
Facilitator: Clarissa Silva

University of Texas at Arlington, College of Nursing and Innovation
411 S. Nedderman Dr, 2nd Fl, Room 223
Arlington, TX 76019
Facilitator: Shawn Tindell

Laredo Medical Center, Community Health Systems
1700 E. Saunders
Laredo, TX 78041
Facilitator: Moises Lopez

3840 Hulen
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Facilitator: Chalee Rivers

Driscoll Children's Hospital
3533 S. Alameda St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
Facilitator: Laura Miranda

TTUHSC-Laura Bush Women's Institute
1400 Wallace Blvd, Fl 1, Conference Rm 118
Amarillo, TX 79109
Facilitator: Ruth Whitehead

Titus Regional Medical Center
2001 North Jefferson Ave Classroom B
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
Facilitator: Karen Koerber-Timmons

LeTourneau University
2100 Mobberly Ave, Nursing Lab 3
Longview, TX 75602
Facilitator: Lori Greer

Kilgore College
1100 Broadway Blvd, Health Sciences Bldg G87
Kilgore, TX 75662
Facilitator: Cindy Campbell

Sam Houston State University, School of Nursing
3380 College Park Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77384
Facilitator: Laura Montgomery

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