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Identifying and Assessing Victims of Abuse and Neglect

Physical, emotional, and sexual abuse can leave lasting scars. Victims of abuse can become abusers. Identifying abuse can break the cycle of violence.

This course will provide you with the information needed to identify victims of abuse and neglect.

This will allow you to:

  • Improve public health
  • Improve patient care

Courseware Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recall the elements of The Joint Commission Standard PC.01.02.09
  • Describe abuse/neglect-screening procedures
  • List topics that should be included in healthcare staff training
  • Recall the key elements of an abuse assessment
  • Identify when reporting abuse/neglect is legally mandated