Resident Abuse - Preventing, Recognizing, and Reporting

Resident Abuse - Preventing, Recognizing, and Reporting 

Workers in senior care organizations should know how to prevent, recognize, and report patient abuse and suspected crimes. This course helps workers identify and appropriately respond to situations that could be considered patient abuse. This course covers information all staff need to know in the Elder Justice Act, which is part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) signed March 2010, and the Social Security Act 1150(b) regarding reporting abuse, neglect, and misappropriation as well as suspected crimes. This course corresponds to the Federal regulations F223, F224, F225, & F226.


Hours: 1.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (4 Match)

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Non-Licensed Direct Care (DSP, HHA, CNA, DCW, PCA, IHA, NA)


National Certification Council for Activity Professionals


This course falls into the Body of Knowledge of the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals and will be accepted toward the 30% of continuing education permitted from Relias Learning, LLC. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners


This learning activity is approved by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners®. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-RAPRR
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Learning Objectives:
Define different types of resident abuse that can occur in a long term care facility
Describe ways to prevent resident abuse
Describe how to report resident abuse and suspicion of a crime
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level Activities Professional; entry level Direct Care Workers; in the following settings: Long Term Care.
F Tags:
F223, F224, F225, F226
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous Distance Learning with interactivity which includes quizzes with questions/answers, and posttests.
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