S.205 - Trafficking Awareness Training for Health Care Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA] (Introduced 01/21/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/21/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.205 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/21/2015)
Trafficking Awareness Training for Health Care Act of 2015
Requires the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to award one medical or nursing school a grant to develop best practices for health care professionals to recognize and respond appropriately to victims of severe forms of human trafficking.
Requires the grantee to: (1) develop methods or materials to train health care professionals on best practices, (2) make a subgrant to one entity in each of the 10 administrative regions of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to create a pilot program to test the best practices and training, and (3) analyze the results of the pilot programs and determine which best practices are evidence-based.Directs HHS to disseminate evidence-based best practices on their website and to health care profession schools.