HR015 - Identifying and Reporting Elder Abuse
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.
- Define elder abuse and identify who is considered to be vulnerable to become a victim of abuse;
- Identify who is most likely to be an abuser of older persons;
- Identify the seven types of elder abuse, and the signs and symptoms of each;
- Explain the three major risk factors of elder abuse;
- 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.