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Nursing Response to Elder Mistreatment Curriculum 


 Image of nurse comforting an elderly patient  The goal of this course is to help nurses acquire essential knowledge and skills to appropriately respond to elder mistreatment. This course prepares nurses to integrate nursing and forensic sciences into the care of vulnerable older adults who have been mistreated or are at high risk for mistreatment by trusted others.

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What People are Saying About the Curriculum

I am sharing with all the NPs and NP organizations that I am involved with. That is the value of such a product. Forensic nurses all need to share their wealth of knowledge with others who have less expertise.  I know I will use it in my undergrad and graduate courses as well as the Geriatric NP students! Great job.  Patricia Crane

As a nurse educator, I think
this is a wonderful resource to help faculty provide information about elder maltreatment to nursing students. As IAFN members, this is a great opportunity to network with our states' schools of nursing to promote scholarship in forensic nursing and to demonstrate IAFN's leadership. Members can send the link to your area's nursing schools' directors in a "Dear Colleague"  type email for a personal invitation to share the curriculum with faculty members.  Elise Turner

This project was supported by Grant No. 2003-DD-BX-K006, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of Justice.


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