It is the role and responsibility of all mandatory reporters to protect dependent adults from harm both self-inflicted and perpetrated by others. The goal of this training for health providers is to increase their knowledge of dependent adult abuse. 100% Attendance is required for CE credit.
Objectives: 1) Express an awareness of the existence of dependent adult abuse; 2) Define abuse situations and the concepts that will assist in identifying abuse; and 3) Explain the responsibilities and duties of mandatory reporters.
Contact Hours: 2.0 Nurses
CEUs: 0.2 *Medical Assistants (*responsible for own approval) and Direct Care Staff
CEHs: 2.0 Nursing Home and Residential Administrators, Psychologists, Department Heads, Physical Therapists, PTAs, Occupational Therapists, OTAs, Social Workers, Dental professionals, EMS providers (informal hours)
All participants with 100% attendance will receive a certificate of attendance. Health professionals not listed above may submit this certificate to their respective boards for continuing education credit.
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