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Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation

Learning Objectives

  • Define abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of abuse, neglect, and exploitation in the healthcare setting.
  • List the behaviors of the abused.
  • List the characteristics of an abuser.
  • Identify ways in which you can protect patients from abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation.
  • Know the obligation to report suspected abuse.

Available in English

40 minutes

Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Recognizing Abuse
  • Recognizing Neglect
  • Recognizing Exploitation
  • Reporting Suspected Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation
Regulations
  • Define abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of abuse, neglect, and exploitation in the healthcare setting.
  • List the behaviors of the abused.
  • List the characteristics of an abuser.
  • Identify ways in which you can protect patients from abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation.
  • Know the obligation to report suspected abuse.