Elder Abuse - Prevention, Detection, Diagnosis, and Care

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CNE: 1.20
    • CPH: 1.00
    • TSBSWE: 1.00
    • UNTHSC: 1.00
    • Physicians: 1.00
    • Counselor: 1.00
    • PT: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Sep 12, 2017
  • Expires: Sep 12, 2019
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
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Faculty

Laura Mosqueda Laura Mosqueda, MD
Associate Dean of Primary Care
Professor & Chair of Family Medicine & Geriatrics
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California

Needs Statement

The fastest growing segment of our population is the 'old-old' or people over 85.  The majority of these people have chronic conditions and about half of them have dementing illness.  A large number of them will be abused or neglected.  Healthcare providers need to prepare now.  Prevention, detection, diagnosis and care will be the focus of this presentation.  Being able to distinquish between injuries due to benign causes and those that are the result of abuse and neglect is a valuable skill that can aid the provider in selection of an appropriate course of action.

Target Audience

This activity was planned to address the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, licensed counselors, public health professionals and physical therapists.

Objectives

  • Apply the Abuse Intervention Model to prevention and intervention strategies
  • Distinguish between injuries due to benign causes and those that are due to abuse or negle

Accreditation

CNE

UNT Health Science Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 16274. This activity is approved for 1.20 Contact Hours.

CPH

This activity is approved for 1.00 credit(s) accepted by the National Board of Public Health Examiners' Certified Public Health (CPH) recertification program.

TSBSWE

This activity is approved for a maximum of 1.00 Clock Hours for Social Workers.

UNTHSC
The University of North Texas Health Science Center certifies this activity for 1.00 hour of participation.

Physicians

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 1.00 hour of AOA Category 2B CME credits. Approval is currently pending.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge

IOM Competencies

  • Provide patient-centered care

Counselor
Texas LPC CEU

University of North Texas Health Science Center is an approved provider, number 2022, by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. This activity is approved for 1.00 CEU credit/1.00 clock hours.

PT

UNT Health Science Center is accredited by Texas Physical Therapy Association, Provider 1810035TX. This activity is approved for 1.00 CCU for PTs and PTAs.

For successful completion, a participant must attend the program, complete the evaluation, and request credit online at conclusion of the activity.

The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

Faculty Disclosure

Dr. Mosqueda has nothing to disclose. The UNT Health Science Center Professional and Continuing Education staff and Grand Rounds Planning Committee have nothing to disclose.

Acknowledgment

Data collected as part of this activity may be analyzed as part of educational research to study the effectiveness of interventions. This project is included under UNTHSC IRB protocol #2017-056.