This course provides an overview of elderly and dependent adult abuse and neglect. By the end of this course learners will be able to: 1) describe risk factors for elder and dependent adult abuse and neglect, 2) name three strategies to prevent elder and dependent adult abuse, 3) list four types of abuse, 4) define the difference between abuse and neglect, and 5) state the mandatory reporting requirement for elder abuse and dependent adult abuse. Learners must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2023.
Course is approved for 1.5 continuing education units-CEUs-contact hours for the following profession:
- Nurses (RN, LVN, LPN) (all states)
- Certified Case Managers (CCM)
- Certified Rehab Counselors (CRC)
- Certified Disability Management Specialists (CDMS)
- Social Workers (NASW)