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About the program:
The evidence is overwhelming that health care practitioners (physicians, nurses, social workers), although aware of the issue of elder abuse, often find it difficult to explore suspected cases of abuse.
FREE VIDEO TELECONFERENCE/LIVE STREAMING CE EVENT
Please join the UAMS Arkansas Geriatric Education Collaborative (AGEC), a Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) and the UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging for a FREE video teleconference for healthcare professionals, non-healthcare professionals, and other interested persons, regarding: Ensuring Elder Justice: Recognizing and Responding to Elder Abuse. Our speakers are Dr. Masil George and Leah Eisenberg, J. D., M. A.
Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: 629 Jack Stephens Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205 / Jo Ellen Ford Auditorium (ground floor), Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging
Three viewing options are available:
1) Attend the event in Little Rock at the address above
2) Watch from a computer via UAMS Blackboard Collaborate CLICK HERE TO LIVE STREAM
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3) The Centers on Aging will host live stream/webinar rooms at their locations. VTC network is not available for this program; however, live stream should work for anyone with internet connection.
Location: Participants may view the conference on the UAMS Campus in the Jo Ellen Ford Auditorium at the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging at 625 Jack Stephens Drive in Little Rock, Arkansas, via webinar on http://www.agec.org and at the Centers on Aging (COAs) located in: Hot Springs, Jonesboro, Springdale, Pine Bluff, Texarkana, Fort Smith and El Dorado.
MATERIALS and CE information:
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Little Rock attendees:
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1. Recognize elder abuse in subtle forms of abuse inflicted on older adults. 2. Identify the usual perpetrators of elder/older abuse. 3. Discuss financial exploitation as a form of elder abuse.4. Explain the purpose of the Elder Justice Act and how the law applies to elderly adults who are mistreated or abused.