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Preventing Abuse and Neglect: What WE NEED TO KNOW

$ 24.00 USD
$ 24.00 USD
Author:
Elizabeth Dimpfl, MSW
Length:
60 minutes
1
CEU
$ 24.00 USD
Courses
$ 24.00 USD

An unfortunate consequence of the aging process is that many older adults are vulnerable to incidents of abuse and neglect.

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An unfortunate consequence of the aging process is that many older adults are vulnerable to incidents of abuse and neglect. Indeed, increased physical and cognitive impairment often results in increased dependence on others which ultimately, creates the very real potential for an abusive situation. Fortunately, incidents of intentional abuse and neglect are rare. Care providers enter their profession with genuine compassion rather than the intent to inflict harm. Nonetheless, incidents of abuse and neglect do occur. The intent of this presentation is to provide training relative to the various types of abuse and neglect, as well as to define the process for mandated abuse reporting. The content of this class is appropriate for all who provide care for at risk older adults.

  • Become familiar with the regulations related to abuse/neglect;
  • Learn the different types of abuse;
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of abuse/neglect;
  • Know risk factors for being abused and being an abuser;
  • Gain ideas for prevention;
  • Increase your confidence in your role as a mandatory reporter.
Approvals
  • California Board of Registered Nursing: Provider # 13512 for 1 BRN CE Contact Hour
  • Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators {20-465305}
  • National Association of Activity Professionals Credentialing Center Approval 886-0108
  • Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services, Provider Number A 1428
  • Florida Board of Nursing {null}
  • NAB (NHA/RCFE) Program Approval Number: {20201114-1.25-A62136}-DL
  • California CNA/NAC Provider # 7062 for 1 CEU(s)

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