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.
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.
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
Chapter 1: Prevalence of Elder Abuse in the United States
Chapter 2: Physical Abuse
Chapter 3: Neglect and Abandonment
Chapter 4: Sexual Abuse
Chapter 5: Emotional and Mental Abuse
Chapter 6: Financial or Material Exploitation
Chapter 7: Improving Communication to Prevent Elder Abuse
Chapter 8: Reporting Actual or Suspected Elder Abuse
Chapter 9: References
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.Read Full Bio
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 Provider #: 50-13256.