Abuse & Neglect in Senior Care

Hours: 1
Course Number: 0045

Abuse and Neglect in Senior Care is a 1 hour course that examines various causes, signs and symptoms, and examples of abuse, neglect and exploitation that can occur in senior care settings. The course also provides information on preventing abuse and neglect before they begin


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Course Details


The purpose of this course is to review abuse and neglect, and their many forms, as they occur in different senior care settings such as skilled nursing facilities and assisted living communities.

Learning Objectives

  1. List causes of abuse in senior care
  2. List signs and symptoms of abuse in senior care
  3. List examples of abuse in senior care
  4. Review abuse prevention strategies

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.


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