Elder Abuse

Overview

4.6 out of 5 (85 Reviews)

Credits

1.00

Post Assessment Questions

4

Start Date

1 Sep 2023

Last Review Date

1 Sep 2023

Expiration Date

31 Aug 2026

Estimated Time To Finish

60 Minutes


 
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Activity Description

Elder abuse comes in many forms, including physical, psychological, and sexual abuse, as well as less obvious forms such as financial exploitation and neglect. Elder abuse is a common problem with complex social and medical considerations in which medical professionals are uniquely positioned to identify and intervene. This activity reviews the evaluation and management of elder abuse and highlights the role of the interprofessional team in improving care for patients with this condition.


Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician associates, nurses, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, dentists, and social workers.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Identify risk factors for developing elder abuse.

  • Summarize the psychosocial considerations for patients with elder abuse.

  • Describe the common physical exam findings associated with elder abuse.

  • Explain the importance of collaboration and communication amongst the interprofessional team to improve outcomes for patients affected by elder abuse.

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excellent concise clinical presentation; easy to follow

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