Elder Abuse and Neglect

Elder Abuse and Neglect 

This program defines the complexities of elder abuse and the different forms of abuse: physical, sexual, neglect, self-neglect, emotional or psychological, financial, and abandonment. Each form is defined and the signs and symptoms of that form of abuse are identified.

$19.99

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-EAN

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (2 Match)

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

1.0 HOURS


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.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (ALL Direct Care Workers)

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1933647

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-EAN
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 7/31/2023
Learning Objectives:
Know the definition, causes, and contributing risk factors of elder abuse.
Identify the different forms of elder abuse and the signs and symptoms of each form.
Know how to help prevent abuse and the importance of reporting suspected elder abuse.

Outline:
1. Definition of elder abuse 2. Causes and contributing risk factors of elder abuse: • History of family violence • Violence is a learned behavior • Mental illness • Alcoholism • Drug addiction • Financial difficulty • Caregiver stress • Lack of proper caregiving skills • Ageism 3. The different forms of elder abuse and the signs and symptoms of each form: • Neglect and self-neglect • Financial exploitation • Emotional/psychological • Physical • Sexual • Abandonment 4. General signs of elder abuse 5. Characteristics of abusers and characteristics of the person being abused 6. What you can do to help: • What to do when an elder confides in you about an abusive situation • Proper training of family caregivers in basic caregiving procedures • Report suspected elder abuse 7. How to report suspected elder abuse

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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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