Discipline Module

Module for Healthcare Professionals

• California Trauma-informed Academy (CalTICA) Module for Healthcare Professionals
• Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Center for Innovation and Resources, Inc
Release date: May 4, 2021
Expiration date: May 4, 2022
Estimated time to complete activity: 1 hour

Target Audience

This activity is intended for healthcare professionals engaged in the care of patients with who have experienced trauma.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

• List at least three health conditions associated with a history of adverse childhood experiences in adults and children.
• Describe the impact of trauma on a victim’s ability to engage in primary care services as well as potential triggers in primary care settings.
• Employ tools that pediatric providers can use to prevent adverse childhood experiences and promote family resilience.
• Integrate strategies to begin a trauma-informed approach with patients.


• Kelly Callahan, MD, MPT, Medical Director of the Harbor-UCLA K.I.D.S. Hub
• Ariane Marie-Mitchell, MD, Ph.D., Associate Professor in Preventive Medicine and Assistant Professor at School of Public Health, Loma Linda University; Senior Scientist with the Community Translational Research Institute
• Beatrice Yorker, J.D. M.S, Professor Emerita of Nursing and Criminal Justice & Criminalistics, California State University Los Angeles

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires faculty, planners, and others in control of educational content to disclose all their financial relationships with ineligible companies. All identified conflicts of interest (COI) are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality accredited continuing education activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities related to the educational content of this CE activity:

The faculty have nothing to disclose.

The PIM planners and others have nothing to disclose. The CalTICA planners and others have nothing to disclose.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Center for Innovation and Resources, Inc. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hour.

California Board of Registered Nursing

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13485, for 1.0 contact hour.

Computer System Requirements

The course requires a computer and access to the Internet.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
  • Pre-quiz
  • Take Pre-quiz
  • Module
  • Launch Module for Healthcare Professionals
  • Evaluation
  • Please Provide Evaluation
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Take Pre-quiz, Launch Module for Healthcare Professionals, Please Provide Evaluation"
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever