Integration of Elder Abuse and Neglect into a Domestic Violence Curriculum

Source: The Portal of Geriatrics Online Education (POGOe)

Published: 2012

Summary:

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.

Link: Integration of Elder Abuse and Neglect into a Domestic Violence Curriculum

Topics: Cognition/Capacity, Screening/Assessment

Access: Download

Intended Use: Teaching Others

Audience: Health Care

Level: Basic

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