Elder Abuse | Clinical Conditions of the Older Adult

Provides evidence-based strategies for the assessment and management of abuse and neglect. Remember to disable your pop-up blocker.

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
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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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