During this course, caregivers will review different neglect types, including passive and active neglect, domestic neglect, and institutional neglect. The module includes information about pressure ulcers, contractures, dehydration, abandonment, unsafe/unsanitary conditions, wandering and tips for how aides can prevent client neglect.
Describe neglect and the caregiver's role in recognizing, reporting and preventing it.
Distinguish between passive and active neglect.
Name at least three signs of neglect.
Explain how healthcare workers can help prevent neglect.
Describe the process at their workplace for reporting neglect.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.