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Elder Abuse and Neglect

Course #: 09-1169

Price: $10.00

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CE Credit Hours: 2.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Course Description

CEU Course Description

Research presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that elder abuse is a common and serious problem affecting an alarming portion of the older adult population living in America. Research presented by the CDC also suggests that the prevalence of elder abuse may be on the rise due to the ever-growing older adult population. As a result, health care professionals should be familiar with elder abuse. This course reviews elder abuse, as well as recommendations to prevent elder abuse, to provide health care professionals with the necessary insight to best serve patients in need.

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Review elder abuse and the presentation of elder abuse.
  2. Explore the signs and complications typically associated with elder abuse, while obtaining insight into the professional skills and tools health care professionals should employ while engaging with victims of elder abuse.
  3. Identify elder abuse prevention recommendations and related information.    

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Course Date: 2020-11-16

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