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Elder Abuse Simulation


Elder Abuse Simulation

UC Irvine School of Medicine
Lisa Gibbs, MD, Sonia Sehgal, MD, Raciela Austin, NP
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
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Elder abuse is expected to rise as the number of elderly frail patients increase.  Signs of elder abuse or neglect often mimic normal physiological aging process, thus clinicians should be well trained to identify signs of elder abuse or neglect to institute proper investigation and intervention.  

Educational objectives: 

By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize and identify signs and symptoms of elder abuse and/or neglect 
  2. Identify appropriate actions to take to address the issue of elder abuse and or neglect
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Estimated time to complete: 
1 hour 30 minutes
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
Already Expired Email Date: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 2:57pm
Already Expired Email 1 month date: 
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 1:36am
Expired Email Date: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 3:23am
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Elizabeth O'Toole, MSPH

Suggested Citation:
Elder Abuse Simulation. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2014 Available from: