Elder abuse is a violation of one's basic fundamental right to be safe and free from harm. Data suggests that 1 in 10 older adults experience physical, psychological, sexual abuse or financial exploitation. It is estimated that by 2050, 22% of the world population will be 60 or older.
How can we prepare to help those that are vulnerable to elder abuse?
During this two-hour course on Elder abuse participants will learn to recognize the various forms of elder abuse and how to intervene effectively to reduce and manage cases of suspected elder abuse. This course is a must for any professional whose work involves caring for an elder.
|Contact Hours: 2||
Video Course Format: Video
|Instructional Level: Beginner||BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential|
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- Identification of forms of elder abuse
- Prevalence of elder abuse
- Assessment for suspected or actual abuse in the geriatric population
- Identification of strategies to utilize when intervening with individuals suspected or actual cases of abuse
- Reporting of suspected or actual elder abuse as required by law.
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on the various forms of elder abuse and how to intervene effectively to reduce and manage cases of suspected elder abuse.
- Identify the various forms of elder abuse which are critical in assessing for suspected elder abuse
- Recognize the prevalence of elder abuse and why it is therefore critical to understand and respond appropriately
- Identify how to asses suspected or actual abuse in the geriatric population
- List strategies to utilize for individuals suspected or actual cases of abuse
"Seminar-On-Demand" course are streamed on your web browser if the online version if purchased. Our SODs are optimized for the most current versions of Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. A current version of Adobe Flashplayer is also required when viewing on a desktop or laptop computer. All SOD courses are mobile ready.
Contact Hours: 2 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Speech Language Pathologist, Certified Athletic Trainer
Instructional Level: Beginner
CDR CPE Level 1/ 740 Web-based
Learning Need Codes: 1000, 1050, 5040, 5090
Performance Indicators: 1.1.5, 1.1.6, 1.5.3, 1.3.3
Criteria for Completion: Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved
This course is offered for 0.20 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area).
Financial – Amy Burzinski is employed by BELLEFAIRE AGENCY and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service