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Iowa: Abuse of Dependent Adults

Iowa: Abuse of Dependent Adults

Iowa: Abuse of Dependent Adults

Nancy Evans, BS And Susan Walters Schmid, PhD
Nancy Evans, BS And Susan Walters Schmid, PhD
on behalf of ATrain Education

$25.00 $ 25.00 $ 25.00

$25.00 $ 25.00 $ 25.00

$ 25.00 $ 25.00 $ 25.00
$ 25.00 $ 25.00 $ 25.00
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Launch date: 23 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 04 Apr 2017

Reference: 175545

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Description

A thorough review of adult dependent abuse, including definitions, characteristics of victims and perpetrators, and reasons for abuse. The course identifies indicators of adult abuse and summarizes reportable criteria for mandated reporting. It further outlines the process for evaluating reported abuse, lists interventions available to abused adults, suggests ways to communicate with victims, and proposes measures for preventing adult abuse.

Objectives

Objectives
Define the term dependent adult.

Describe types and prevalence of elder abuse.

Explain forms of disability and their relationship to abuse.

List characteristics of victims and perpetrators of abuse.

Identify barriers to reporting of abuse.

Discuss the reasons why abuse occurs.

Summarize Iowa laws regarding Dependent Adult Abuse.

State behavioral indicators of adult abuse.

Define mandatory reporter and reportable criteria.

Summarize the process for reporting dependent adult abuse.

Outline the process for evaluation of reports of abuse.

Spell out interventions available for dependent adults.

Evaluate appropriate ways to communicate with victims of abuse.

List measures to prevent abuse of dependent adults.
Nancy Evans, BS And Susan Walters Schmid, PhD

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Nancy Evans, BS And Susan Walters Schmid, PhD
on behalf of ATrain Education

Nancy Evans earned a BS degree from Washington University in St. Louis. She is a former senior editor for Mosby/Times Mirror, Addision-Wesley Nursing Division, and Appleton & Lange. Nancy is a health science writer with more than four decades of experience in healthcare writing and publishing. A breast cancer survivor since 1991, she has written and spoken extensively about breast cancer issues both nationally and abroad. Nancy co-produced, with Allie Light and Irving Saraf, the HBO documentary film Rachel’s Daughters: Searching for the Causes of Breast Cancer ; the KQED documentary Children and Asthma ; and the documentary Good Food, Bad Food: Obesity in American Children . She is collaborating on a forthcoming consumer guide to planning end-of-life care

Susan Schmid earned BA degrees in History and European Studies from George Mason University, a Master's degree in Public History from Appalachian State University, and a PhD in History from Arizona State University. In addition to her PhD she earned a Certificate in Scholarly Publishing from ASU. Susan has served as an editor for several scholarly presses. She worked as a desktop publishing specialist for Arizona State University and taught several courses for the History Department as well as "Introduction to Scholarly Publishing" and "Scholarly Editing" for the Scholarly Publishing Program.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 3.00 Hours

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