Elder Law

Course # 0073

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to introduce the learner to elder law and the new Elder Justice Act.

Description

Elder Law is a 1 hour continuing education course that fulfills regulatory requirements for abuse and neglect training. The course lists elder mistreatment policies as well as types of elder abuse and exploitation. It reviews signs and symptoms of elder abuse and ends by providing effective interventions the health care professional can use when encountering elder abuse or exploitation situations.

Learning Objectives

1. List elder mistreatment policies 2. List types of elder abuse 3. List signs and symptoms of elder abuse 4. Review interventions when encountering elder abuse

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals

Administrators Certified Case Managers Chaplains Dialysis Technicians Nurses Personal Care Home Administrators Social Workers

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