NHRMC's Patient Safety Department hosted Atrium's Patient Safety QSOC meeting on July 12 in the Learning Distance Classroom on the service level of the SEAHEC building. Atrium presented a guest speaker on Human Trafficking.
Human trafficking is a public health issue nationally and within our local community. Human Trafficking is defined as forcing, fooling, or frightening someone into performing labor or sex acts for profit. The Joint Commission has published a reference Safety Alert on the topic (click on the link below).
North Carolina has become a leader in awareness and responding to human trafficking with Project No Rest. Human Trafficking is continuing to rise. To learn more about Human Trafficking and how to spot those that may be in need go to www.projectnorest.org.