HR015 - Identifying and Reporting Elder Abuse

$42.00
SKU
012-HR015

This course provides tips on identifying elder abuse, and explains how you can report your suspicions.

Elder abuse is recognized as a continually increasing and serious problem in our society. Most states require you, as a health care provider, to report suspected elder abuse or neglect. This course provides tips on identifying elder abuse, and explains how you can report your suspicions.

Learning objectives:

  1. Define elder abuse and identify who is considered to be vulnerable to become a victim of abuse; 
  2. Identify who is most likely to be an abuser of older persons; 
  3. Identify the seven types of elder abuse, and the signs and symptoms of each; 
  4. Explain the three major risk factors of elder abuse; 
  5. Explain how to report any suspected elder abuse.

To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey. 

Continuing education: 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); 1.0 Business/Facility Management (B) PCEs by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC); 1.0 Category II CPE credits by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

 

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