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Elder Abuse - SW511
Elder Abuse
Mistreatment of Older Americans on the Rise

SW511 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Arlene Orhon Jech, RN, BSN and Oren Shtayermman, MSW, PhD
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Objectives:
The goal of this 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
 
ContinuingEducation.com, 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. ContinuingEducation.com 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.
 
ContinuingEducation.com is also accredited by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling (provider # FBN 50-1489).
 
Social workers participating in this course will receive 1.0 social work continuing education clock hours.
 
ContinuingEducation.com maintains responsibility for the program.
 
Course delivery format: Online
 
 
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
 
Every effort will be made to accommodate your special needs. To request accommodation; please contact the CE office at (800) 866-0919.
 
 
Grievance Procedure
 
ContinuingEducation.com is committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with accreditation agencies and boards. ContinuingEducation.com will comply with all responsibilities to be nondiscriminatory in activities, program content, and in treatment of participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the Executive Vice President, Education Content/Credentialing, ContinuingEducation.com, and members of the continuing education division.
 
While ContinuingEducation.com 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, ContinuingEducation.com, will evaluate the nature of the complaint. If it is meritorious, the Executive Vice President, Education Content/Credentialing, ContinuingEducation.com, 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, ContinuingEducation.com, or designated staff within 5 working days.
 
You may file a complaint by telephone or email.
Telephone #: 800.866.0919

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 11/19/2016

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ContinuingEducation.com is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity. Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. ContinuingEducation.com guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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