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Elder Abuse 101 for Clinicians


Elder Abuse 101 for Clinicians

University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine
Ron Chez, II
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A 60-slide PowerPoint presentation with notes pages for non-geriatricians. This slide lecture presentation is designed for California-based physicians in training and health care providers seeking continuing education. The length can range from 40 to 55 minutes according to the audience and its interests.

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The information contained in this teaching module is designed to aid providers in making decisions about appropriate care of older adults. The content is intended to be an introduction to the subject of elder abuse. Any guidelines should not be construed as dictating an exclusive course of treatment of procedure. Variations in practice may be warranted based on the needs of the individual patient, resources, and limitations unique to the type of practice or institution.

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Estimated time to complete: 
45 minutes
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Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 5:54pm
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Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 5:34am
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Friday, March 30, 2018 - 11:21am
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Elaine Chen

Suggested Citation:
Ron Chez. Elder Abuse 101 for Clinicians. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: