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Damion Keith Jenkins

 Damion Jenkins, RN, MSN is the founder and CEO of a nursing education and consultation company - The Nurse Speak, LLC., where he specializes in the delivery of individualized tutoring, mentoring and consultation services for students, new graduate nurses, and healthcare facilities. Damion is also an adjunct nursing professor, an experienced travel nurse, and an active nurse blogger. 

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Class Accreditation
Provider approved by the California Department of Public Health, Nurse Aide Certification (NAC) #7046.  Provider approved by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing Assistive Personnel, Florida Board of Nursing-Certified Nursing Assistants; CE Broker CE Provider #: 50-13256.   
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Elder Abuse Prevention and Reporting - Online Inservice

Contact Hours: 1.5
Cost: $10.00
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Elder Abuse Prevention and Reporting - Online Inservice
This Resident Abuse Prevention and Reporting course will provide participants with a review of the basic protective and safety considerations that help protect elders from complications related to abuse and neglect. This comprehensive review can be utilized for nursing assistive personnel within the settings of assisted living, home care, and long-term care. Within this course, the participant will review how to prevent elder abuse, the process of reporting actual or suspected elder abuse, Federal and State regulations that govern elder abuse prevention and reporting, common problems of the elderly or ill that may put them at an increased risk for abuse from family and/or healthcare providers, potential consequences and complications of elder abuse, legal ramifications of elder abuse, improving communication to prevent and report elder abuse, and completing incident reporting in a timely and thorough manner.
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This Online Inservice course may be taken by an individual certified nurse assistant, in a complete online format. Review the course online from any computer or tablet with an internet connection, answer our interactive review questions at the end of each chapter, then complete the final exam. With a successful completion of the exam of 80% or better, students will complete an evaluation of the course and then be able to print a certificate of completion.

Looking to present this inservice to your entire facility in person? View the Traditional Inservice version of this course for complete printable course curriculum handouts, final test/exam handout, final exam key for the presenter, sign in sheets to track attendance, printable certificates of completion, as well as printable skill competency checklists to verify competence in all skills related to the in-service.


Objectives


Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

1.    Define the different types of elder abuse and neglect.
2.    List Federal and State regulations that govern elder abuse prevention and reporting.
3.    Identify common problems of the elderly or ill that places them at risk for abuse.
4.    Discuss potential consequences and complications of elder abuse.
5.    Describe ways that elder abuse can be prevented.
6     Discuss the prevalence of elder abuse in the United States.
7.    Give examples of possible legal ramifications of elder abuse.
8.    Explain how improving communication can prevent elder abuse.
9.    Describe the process of reporting actual or suspected elder abuse.
10.  Discuss how to complete an incident report in a timely and thorough manner.

Curriculum


Chapter 1: Prevalence of Elder Abuse in the United States

 Definition of Elder Abuse
 Statistics of Elder Abuse 
 Federal and State Regulations 

Chapter 2: Physical Abuse 

 Definition 
 Example
 Signs and Symptoms 
 Prevention Strategies

Chapter 3: Neglect and Abandonment 

 Definition 
 Example
 Signs and Symptoms 
 Prevention Strategies

Chapter 4: Sexual Abuse 

 Definition 
 Example 
 Sexual Harassment 
 Signs and Symptoms 
 Prevention Strategies

Chapter 5: Emotional and Mental Abuse 

 Definition 
 Examples 
 Signs and Symptoms 
 Prevention Strategies

Chapter 6: Financial or Material Exploitation 

 Definition 
 Examples 
 Signs and Symptoms 
 Prevention Strategies

Chapter 7: Improving Communication to Prevent Elder Abuse

 
 Following the Care Plan
 Therapeutic Communication 
 Reporting Concerns

Chapter 8: Reporting Actual or Suspected Elder Abuse

 Facility Reporting Responsibilities 
 Staff Member Reporting Responsibilities 
 Incident Reporting

Chapter 9: Print Course Handout

• Course materials handouts; exam, exam key, certificate of completion, sign-in sheet


Chapter 10: References

 
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