Go to Event Page: Do not forget to register. 7 CE offered and if you miss a session all sessions are recorded and you will have 3 weeks following the last live session to complete this course. Optional free modules with the course will be Elder sexual assault and elder wounds by Dr. Kathleen Thimsen. No CE offered for these two free courses.
There will be case scenarios for group discussions throughout the course. All attendees will receive course materials as well as a list of core competencies for ANE based on information provided during the workshop.
Basic Information on Demographics of Older Adults and Adults With Disabilities
Reporting Stats by Incident Location (Private Dwelling vs Long-Term Care Facility)
Challenges of Accessing Care & Consequences of Delayed Access
Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation (ANE) Definitions
State Statutes Specific to ANE
Mandated Dual Reporting (Private Dwelling v Long-Term Care Facility)
Changes of Aging & ANE
Impact of Adverse Childhood Events in Later Life
Challenges Diagnosing ANE
Neurobiology of Trauma and Aging
Trauma-Informed Care for At-Risk Adults
Forensic Markers of ANE
Types of ANE/Indicators: Physical, Sexual, Asphyxia, Neglect, Financial Exploitation, Trafficking for Benefits
Suspicious Deaths: Body/Scene/Context/Mimickers
Screening Tips and Tools
Assessment: Abuse Intervention Model
Documentation: GERI-Injury Documentation Tool
GA Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation (GANE) App
CONFERENCE SESSION OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of IMPACT, learner's will possess basic knowledge and skills to:
Recognize Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation (ANE).
Respond appropriately to ANE.
Promote patient safety & reduce further trauma.
Understand context of changes of aging, ACEs, Stress, & ANE.
Utilize an interdisciplinary approach to meet the needs of at-risk adult ANE victims.
Enhance organizational policies/procedures.
BOOT CAMP INSTRUCTOR
Pat King, RN is a forensic nurse with extensive experience addressing the issue of abuse, neglect and exploitation of older adults and adults with disabilities (at-risk adults). She is the Manager of the Forensic Special Investigations Unit (FSIU) in the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Aging Services (DAS). Her specific areas of interest regarding at-risk adults are suspicious deaths, human trafficking for monthly benefits and trauma-informed care.
Pat has consulted on numerous fatal neglect cases at the request of prosecutors and investigators. She developed and is the lead instructor for the one-day course for clinicians, IMPACT (Informing Multidisciplinary Practices on Adult Abuse Concepts & Trends). She conducts monthly training to GA Coroners on elder deaths. She is a frequent presenter at state and national conferences, and she has co-authored several articles on various aspects of at-risk adult abuse. She recently returned to school to obtain her master’s in nursing in Forensic Nursing.