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Webinar: Human Trafficking: Do You Know Who is in Your Exam Room?

  • 06/14/2022
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Webinar

Human Trafficking: Do You Know Who is in Your Exam Room?


Human trafficking is a global health and human rights issue involving the exploitation of millions of people and yielding profits of more than $150 billion per year. Healthcare professionals can be a victim’s most promising lifeline when they have the knowledge and tools to identify and respond appropriately. To be able to serve this vulnerable population, providers and staff must be able to identify and provide care with a trauma-informed approach while factoring in the legal and ethical issues.


• Recognize red flags and clinical indicators of Human Trafficking
• Gain an understanding of the elements of trafficking
• Utilize screening tools used to help determine if a patient may be a trafficking victim
• Understand the importance of Trauma-Informed Care as it related to Human Trafficking


Melony Hilton, RN, MBA, FACMPE, CPHRM, CCM – Medical Practice Consultant & Account Executive Melony Hilton works as a consultant and account executive with the Medical Practice Services/Business Development Departments of SVMIC. She is a Registered Nurse and has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. She is a Board-Certified Medical Practice Executive and a Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives and is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management and Clinical Case Management. Melony has 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry working in physician practices, hospitals, academic medical centers and home health care. Prior to joining SVMIC in 2018, she worked for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She has held clinical leadership roles as well as business and operational management positions. In her role as a Medical Practice Consultant & Account Executive she works directly with physicians and staff on business operation strategies as well as, patient experience, clinical operations, and risk management. Additionally, she provides support to practices on issues related to their professional medical liability policy.

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