This course is intended to provide the clinician with the necessary information related to recognizing and reporting adult dependent abuse in the state of Iowa and to meet the mandatory licensing obligation of 2 hour course required every 5 years by the state of Iowa. This course is approved by the Iowa Department of Health for Dependent Adult Abuse mandatory reporter training. Approval #3734; Approval Dates 12/16/15 - 12/16/18.
Course created on January 18, 2016
- Define key factors that increase the potential for dependent adult abuse.
- Identify different types of dependent adult abuse and the signs and symptoms of each.
- Identify what constitutes a mandatory reporter and their legal responsibilities.
- Identify what the process is for reporting dependent adult abuse in the state of Iowa.
- Identify ways to prevent dependent adult abuse.
|5-20 Minutes||Dependent Adult Abuse in the US and Iowa|
|20-60 Minutes||Abuse Overview|
|60-90 Minutes||Mandatory Reporting|
|90-115 Minutes||Interventions, Victim Relations and Prevention of Abuse|
|115-120 Minutes||Conclusions and Summary|
Peggy Parker, MHA, OTR/L
Peggy Parker, MHA, OTR/L is a licensed occupational therapist in the state of Iowa and has been an occupational therapist for over 30 years. She has worked in a variety of health care settings, including acute hospital care, mental health, skilled and intermediate nursing facilities, outpatient clinics and home health agencies. Through her varied experiences she has encountered numerous difficult situations involving the care of dependent individuals. Currently Ms. Parker works for the Veterans Health Administration in Des Moines, Iowa.
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