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Price: 
$49.00
Webinar Date: 
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Course CE Credits: 
1 Nursing Contact Hour
Course Format: 
Recorded webinar
Course Target audience: 
Interprofessional
Course Description: 

This webinar will discuss the different types of elder mistreatment, the strategies for detection of elder mistreatment and the role of nurses in reporting and managing cases of suspected mistreatment. Participants will appreciate the importance of interdisciplinary interventions to address elder mistreatment.

Course Learning Objectives: 

After viewing this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Develop an understanding of different types of elder mistreatment
  • Identify strategies for detection of elder mistreatment
  • Understand the role of nurses in reporting cases of suspected mistreatment
  • Appreciate the importance of interdisciplinary interventions to address elder mistreatment
Course Disclaimer: 

The presenter has no conflict of interest. This activity has no commercial support or sponsorship.

The New York University College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Author: Billy A. Caceres, MSN, RN-BC, AGPCNP-BC ,
PhD Candidate , Adjunct Clinical Faculty, New York University College of Nursing

Billy Caceres is currently working on his PhD at NYU College of Nursing with a focus on gerontology and health disparities. He received his Bachelor's of Arts in Political Science and Bachelor's of Science in Nursing as well as his Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner degree from NYU. He is a Nurse Clinician at NYU Langone Medical Center. Previously he was a Research Assistant on Dr. Terry Fulmer's Estimating Incidence & Prevalence of Elder Mistreatment study at NYUCN where he screened older adults in primary care and dental clinics. He has co-authored three book chapters on mistreatment detection as well as one peer-reviewed article. He is a Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar and alumni of the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation's Nursing Scholars Program. He is currently a graduate assistant at NICHE as part of the program's expansion into home health care settings in the USA and also expanding NICHE to public hospitals in Mexico. He is a member of communications committee of the NYS Future of Nursing Action Coalition.