Elder Abuse | Assessing and Managing Abuse and Neglect

This course provides evidence-based strategies for the assessment and management of abuse and neglect.

Target Audience

Registered nurses (RN) and healthcare providers focusing on best practices in chronic disease management, case management, caregiver education and support, transitional care, and geriatric evaluation and management.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the significance of elder abuse in the United States
  • Define different types of elder abuse: physical, emotional/psychological, sexual, financial, and neglect
  • Review basic medical forensic terminology
  • Identify risk factors and strategies for prevention
  • Identify methods for detecting abuse
  • Describe reporting requirements

Accreditation Statement:  The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Statement of Contact Hours:  This 1.0 contact hour educational activity is provided by The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing. This program has been pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide board certified case managers with 1 clock hour of continuing education credit to Certified Case Managers (CCMS). After completion of the course, passing the course post-test with an 80% or better, and completion of the course evaluation,  a course completion certificate will be issued.

Conflict of Interest:  It is the policy of The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing to require our continuing nursing education program faculty and planning committee members to disclose any financial relationships with companies providing program funding or manufacturers of any commercial products discussed in the program.  The planning committee and program faculty report that they do not have financial relationships with manufacturers of any commercial products they discuss in the program.

Commercial Support:  This educational activity has not received any form of commercial support.

Non-Endorsement of Products:  The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing and the American Nurses Credentialing Center does not endorse the use of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance
Registration opens: 
Registration closes: 
Daniel Sheridan, PhD, RN, FAAN
Jane Shivnan, MScN, RN, AOCN

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance


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