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PDC20098 - Reporting Elder Abuse in the Community Setting

Overview

At a glance

This online Short Course was developed for all health professionals and members of the public to assist them with guiding through reporting options of elder abuse.  As a health professional either working in the community or in the residential setting for aged care, you are in the front line to see the signs and symptoms of abuse or neglect.  At the conclusion of this short course you will develop a foundation for recognition, responding and reporting in the aged care sector.

There is no fee associated with this short course.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

1 hour

Career Opportunities

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course was developed for all health professionals and members of the public to assist them with guiding through reporting options of elder abuse.  As a health professional either working in the community or in the residential setting for aged care, you are in the front line to see the signs and symptoms of abuse or neglect.  At the conclusion of this short course you will develop a foundation for recognition, responding and reporting in the aged care sector

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify a foundation for the recognition of elder abuse
  2. Outline appropriate actions for reporting and responding.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Program Structure

Self-paced online study with a Multiple Choice Quiz (MCQ).

How to Apply

Enrolment

For direct access to the course, visit cpd.cqu.edu.au