Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
Improving Knowledge and Awareness for Providers and Staff on Intimate Partner Violence
Abstract Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a national and global health issue where women and men have experienced contact sexual violence, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner. A health-care provider is likely to be the first professional contact for survivors of IPV or sexual assault. The purpose of this quality improvement (QI initiative was to use a mixed study design to examine the impact of an educational session on provider and staff knowledge and awareness of intimate partner violence at a small primary care practice setting in a southeastern area of the United States. The primary objective was to measure knowledge and awareness of IPV using a modified version of the Physician Readiness to Manage Intimate Partner Violence Survey (PREMIS) pre-and post-educational session on IPV. A secondary objective was to obtain participant perspectives on IPV screening strategies, barriers, and resources through a post-intervention short survey. A convenience sample of 25 staff and providers participated in the study with a 100% response rate. The PREMIS survey results were statistically significant (t=-24.219, p =
Key words: DNP Project, intimate partner violence, PREMIS
Date of Award
© Blessie Clontz
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Clontz, Blessie, "Improving Knowledge and Awareness for Providers and Staff on Intimate Partner Violence" (2023). Regis University Student Publications (comprehensive collection). 1085.