Elder Abuse - SW511

Elder Abuse

Mistreatment of Older Americans on the Rise

by Marian D. Edmiston, DEd, MSN, RN-BC
SW511
(4.4 / 444 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Social Work (1.00 CE ClockHr)

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Price: $10.00
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Summary:

The U.S. population is aging. In 2013, 44.7 million Americans (14.1% of the population), were older than 65. More than 10% of community-dwelling seniors experienced at least one type of mistreatment in the previous year. Nurses and other healthcare providers are well placed to detect situations of potential abuse and to connect the patient and family with community resources.

Objectives:

The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) requires OnCourse Learning to verify the number of clock hours awarded through a pilot testing process. Please help us by completing the survey at the link on your certificate. The survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. Based on the results, the clock hours awarded may be amended for this course. Please call (800) 866-0919 with any questions. Thank you for your assistance.
 
The goal of this elder abuse continuing education program is to inform nurses, health educators, occupational therapists, physical therapists and social workers about elder abuse and measures to take to help prevent it. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify four types of elder abuse
  • Describe steps healthcare professionals can take to prevent elder abuse
  • Discuss domestic elder abuse and name the most frequent perpetrators
 

 
Approval Information
 
OnCourse Learning, provider # 1203, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. OnCourse Learning maintains responsibility for the program. Approval Period: February 15, 2010 to February 15, 2017. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling (provider # FBN 50-1489).
 
OnCourse Learning, SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0401. This approval is for a three-year term beginning August 1, 2016 and ending July 31, 2019.
 
Social workers participating in this course will receive 1.0 general social work continuing education clock hours.
 
OnCourse Learning maintains responsibility for the program.
 
Course delivery format: Online Self-Study
 
 
Audience
 
Social Workers
 
Social Work Practice Levels: Advanced
 
 
Course Completion Requirements and Awarding Certificate
 
After reading the presentation, complete the course test online. With a score of 75% or better and completing the evaluation, you may immediately print your CE certificate of completion or save a pdf of it for your records. You may also request a copy to be sent to you by mail. If your score is less than the passing score of 75%, you may retake the test. In the event of loss, there is no charge for a replacement copy of a CE certificate.
 
 
Jurisdictional Requirements
 
Continuing education licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not well defined, and may change. We recommend you contact your licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest continuing education requirements of your state or territory. To review state specific/jurisdictional continuing education requirements, click here.
 
 
Accommodations for Disabilities
 
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Grievance Procedure
 
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While OnCourse Learning attempts to assure fair treatment of all participants, we recognize grievances that may require intervention. Grievances are handled in the following manner:
 
When a participant, either orally or in written format, files a grievance, the Executive Vice President, Education Content/Credentialing, OnCourse Learning, will evaluate the nature of the complaint. If it is meritorious, the Executive Vice President, Education Content/Credentialing, OnCourse Learning, will instruct the staff to implement any necessary changes in the course. The complainant will receive a response from the Executive Vice President, Education Content/Credentialing, OnCourse Learning, or designated staff within 5 working days.
 
You may file a complaint by telephone or email.
Telephone #: 800.866.0919

Course Originally Released on: 5/6/2016
Date of Most Recent Review: 5/6/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 5/6/2019

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

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Melissa Q - Westmont, IL  ·  Nov 30, 2016
Concise and very informative
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Katherine W - ,  ·  Nov 28, 2016
The information was presented in a manner that was easy to comprehend and remember. This course has information essential for anyone working with the elderly.
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Lorena C - Villa Park, IL  ·  Nov 11, 2016
good to know the research behind it and the resources
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Ranisah B - Westmont, IL  ·  Nov 10, 2016
Educational and will be useful in my practice.
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Kristi G - Overland Park, KS  ·  Nov 07, 2016
good review of the sad facts of elder abuse. as our baby boomers age its a sad reality that more cases of abuse are occurring.
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ONLINE
Price: $10.00
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