The LIFT curriculum includes what is considered essential information for health care professionals to know about human trafficking. The American Medical Women's Association's Physicians Against the Trafficking of Humans (AMWA-PATH) has created a 4-hour curriculum on human trafficking. Our curriculum covers:
- What Is Trafficking?
- Who Is At-Risk?
- Where Is Trafficking?
- How Are Humans Trafficked?
- Why Should We Care?
- Trafficking & Health Care
- What Can We Do?
- Barriers to Care: What Are They?
- The Physician’s Dilemma: Now What?
- The PATH to recovery
Learning objectives are as follows:
- Describe scope and prevalence of the problem of human trafficking in the United States.
- Recognize the warning signs that raise suspicion for possible human trafficking victimization.
- Commit to incorporate screening of suspected victims of trafficking into routine practice.
- Commit to clinically evaluate and treat any patient suspected of being trafficked.