Integration of Elder Abuse and Neglect into a Domestic Violence Curriculum
Source: The Portal of Geriatrics Online Education (POGOe)
This product can be integrated into an inter-clerkship for third year medical students, through lecture and a standardized patient (SP) experience. The PowerPoint lecture presentation focuses on screening and identification of elder abuse and discusses decision making capacity. Following the lecture, students practice interviewing an older SP using a case concerning elder abuse. After the interview, students receive feedback from the SP, peers and faculty in small groups.
Topics: Cognition/Capacity, Screening/Assessment
Intended Use: Teaching Others
Audience: Health Care