Elder Abuse and Neglect

September 16th, 2016 - September 16th, 2019
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours
1.00 MOC Points


Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Elder Abuse and Neglect.  The National Council on Aging estimates that 1 out of every 10 Americans over age 60 have experienced some form of abuse.  That’s as many has 5 million older adults who are abused each year.  But only a small fraction ever get reported. As physicians, you are often in the best position to recognize mistreatment of older patients and today on MedNet21, we’re going to show you how to do it.
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Dates and Times

End Date: 9/16/2019


As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: UNDERSTAND the types of elder mistreatment and how to identify them; DESCRIBE the different local, state, and national agencies can assist with helping victims of elder mistreatment.

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Kelly C. Patton - Curriculum Vitae



  • Dr. Lauren Southerland, MD
    • Elder Abuse and Neglect


The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.