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Nursing Response to Elder Mistreatment - Scope and Nature of Elder Mistreatment - Module 3
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Nursing Response to Elder Mistreatment Curriculum

Module 3: Scope and Nature of Elder Mistreatment

TOPICS

OBJECTIVES

  • Scope (incidence and prevalence) and nature (types) of elder mistreatment.
  • Signs of possible elder mistreatment.
  • Common age-, disease-, chronic condition- and medication-related changes that may mimic possible elder mistreatment.
  • Family violence in later life, elder sexual abuse and elder mistreatment in institutional settings.
  • Discuss thecope and nature of elder mistreatment;
  • Discuss the incidence and prevalence of domestic and institutional elder mistreatment;
  • Describe characteristics of victims and perpetrators of elder mistreatment;
  • Describe signs of different types of possible elder mistreatment;
  • Describe how common changes in aging, disease, chronic conditions and medications can mask or be misinterpreted as mistreatment; and
  • Discuss family violence in later life, elder sexual abuse and elder mistreatment in institutional settings.
Time Allotment: 3.5 hours; 4 hours with optional activity.
Alternative: Break into 2 or 3 presentations

 

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Instructor's Manual

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