Continuing Mobile Education for Emergency Medical Services Providers – Geriatric Psychosocial Issues, Episode 1: Elder Abuse and Neglect

Source: University of Rochester Medical Center and Monroe-Livingston Regional EMS Council

Published: 2009

Summary:

Learning Objectives: 1) Participants will define elder abuse 2) Participants will define elder neglect 3) Participants will name strategies for identifying elder abuse and neglect 4) Participants will describe key physical exam points in identifying abuse 5) Participants will understand key documentation points

Monroe-Livingston Regional EMS Council has a library of MLR EMS Training Vodcasts. Under the “Geriatrics” block there is list of subtopics. The “Elder Abuse & Neglect” training video can be found under the “Psychosocial Issues” subtopic.

Link: Continuing Mobile Education for Emergency Medical Services Providers – Geriatric Psychosocial Issues, Episode 1: Elder Abuse and Neglect

Topics: Overview/General, Screening/Assessment

Access: Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning, Teaching Others

Audience: Health Care

Level: Basic

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