Elder Mistreatment Online Module

Source: The Portal of Geriatrics Online Education (POGOe)

Published: 2009


An extensive online-based module that addresses elder mistreatment and neglect: how to identify mistreatment, risk factors for both victims and perpetrators, results of neglect, and the legal issues of elder mistreatment, among other details. The module also identifies elder mistreatment in an acute care setting, creating a hospital based program, and 6 cases to test your knowledge.

Link: Elder Mistreatment Online Module

Topics: Legal, Neglect, Overview/General, Physical Abuse, Psychological Abuse, Screening/Assessment, Sexual Abuse

Access: Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning

Audience: Caregivers, Health Care, Social Services

Level: Intermediate