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Elder Abuse


Elder Abuse in Homecare

CE/CME Offered:

CE/CME Credit Available: Nurse and Social Worker


Member Price: $35.00
Non-Member Price: $70.00

Payment Options:

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Length: 1.9 Hours

The course will cover the various forms of elder abuse in detail including signs and symptoms, assessment and typical abusers. As care providers you are on the front line to assess and identify victims of elder abuse. This program is meant to introduce you to the fundamental concepts of abuse and provide you with basic assessment skills necessary to recognize the various types of elder abuse and identify the typical abuser.


  • Define elder abuse
  • Identify the characteristics of the various types of abuse
  • Explain the response to injury in the elderly
  • Describe the basic assessment of injuries in a potential abuse victim
Subject Matter Expert:



Planners: Patricia Jaime, LMSW, Sandra Doolittle, MSW, Deborah Scholl, RN BSN, MSM and Peggy Patton, RN MHCL, have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

Subject Matter Expert: TBD

Credit Hours:
Nurse: 1.9 Contact Hour
Social Work: 1.9 Contact Hour

In order to complete this online activity, participants must view the course in its entirety, correctly answer all case studies and quiz/test questions (as appropriate) and complete the evaluation. You will have access to the course for 90 days from the date of purchase.

CHEX Knowledge Exchange is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 1.9 contact hours applicable for RN, LPN, or LMHT re-licensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing Provider Number: LT0224-0738
Corridor Media, Inc. is approved as a provider of continuing education by the National Association of Social Workers. This course is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886604804-1148) for 1.5 [Social Work] continuing education contact hours. National Association of Social Workers Approval Number: 886604804

Course Release Date:

6/01/2012 (Nurse CE)
08/01/2012 (Social Work CE)

Course Review date:


Course Expiration date:

06/01/2021 (Social Work CE)
06/01/2021 (Nurse CE)

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