Abuse and Neglect in the Elder Care Setting

Abuse and Neglect in the Elder Care Setting 

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the concern of elder and dependent adult abuse and neglect. Approaches for responding to incidents of abuse and neglect are presented. This course engages learners in identifying indicators of potential abusive situations, methods to prevent these issues, and reporting requirements.

$29.99

Hours: 2.00
REL-PAC-0-SP001

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (2 Match)

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

2.0 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 2.00 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1731283

California Department of Public Health (CNA)

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.

The certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course is completed.

This learning activity meets the definition of *** ONLINE *** CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-SP001
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 7/31/2023
Learning Objectives:
Indicate the prevalence of abuse
Identify types of abuse and neglect
Recognize the signs or indicators of abuse or neglect
Explain the responsibilities of a mandated reporte
Identify ways to prevent abuse or neglect
Explain the role of Adult Protective Services and the Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Recognize the proper reporting procedures for your community/facility
Recognize the signs or indicators of abuse or neglect
Explain the responsibilities of a mandated reporte
Identify ways to prevent abuse or neglec
Explain the role of Adult Protective Services and the Long-Term Care Ombudsma
Recognize the proper reporting procedures for your community/facility

Outline:


  1. Introduction. Case Scenario

  2. Learning Engagement Activity: Pretest

  3. Incidence of Abuse

    1. Who is an elder?

    2. Who is a dependent adult?

    3. National Research Council definition

    4. National Center for Elder Abuse

    5. Learning Engagement Activity: Questions (multiple choice)



  4. Types of Abuse/Neglect

    1. Physical

    2. Sexual

    3. Verbal

    4. Emotional

    5. Psychological

    6. Financial

    7. Bullying

    8. Self-Neglect

    9. Learning Engagement Activity: Questions based on scenarios — Is this abuse/neglect?



  5. Who is the Abuser?

    1. Most common: family member

      1. Adult children

      2. Spouses



    2. Caregivers who are burnt out

    3. Abuse/neglect in the care setting

      1. Resident rights

      2. Resident-to-resident concerns

      3. Following the service/care plan



    4. Adult Protective Services

    5. Ombudsman

    6. Learning Engagement Activity: Questions (multiple choice)



  6. Abuse Prevention

    1. Listening to the resident

    2. Denial of suspected abuse is not uncommon

    3. Intervention when abuse is suspected

    4. Training staff on how to prevent abuse and to reduce their own stress

      1. Regulations: Reporting abuse

      2. Who is a mandated reporter?





  7. Responsibilities if abuse or neglect is suspected

    1. Protect the resident immediately

    2. Follow regulations/laws regarding reporting

      1. California regulations





  8. Follow facility/community policy regarding reporting and/or disciplinary action

  9. Resident care afterwards – medical care, counseling, etc.

  10. Documentation

  11. Conclusion and Summary

  12. Final Exam (posttest)


Instructor: Cynthia McDaniel, MSN, RN
Cynthia McDaniel MSN RN, is a nurse and administrative consultant in long term care. She is the CEO of ElderWise Inc, a senior living consulting and education group. Cynthia has worked as a nurse consultant for the States of Oregon and Washington,  a geriatric care manager, a regional director of clinical operations for a senior living company, and an assistant professor at Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing. Her research in assisted living focused on the characteristics of residents in assisted living communities and the role of the nurse in assisted living. Cynthia holds a Master's of Science in Nursing from Gonzaga University in nursing education. She is a Fellow of the Sigma Theta Tau/John A. Hartford Foundation Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy.  Disclosure: Cynthia McDaniel, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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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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