very special AFN Webinar with Dr. Kathleen Thimsen! This Webinar is free and open to law enforcement, forensic nurses, and emergency department providers. This webinar will cover many aspects of elder abuse from epidemiologic aspects to skin assessment in the elder and considerations for safe discharge.
There are 5 million elder abuse victims in the United States, compared to 1.25 million victims of child abuse. Imagine surviving to old age, only to experience abuse in later life. Elder abuse affects people of all backgrounds regardless of race, religion, social status or income level. Come learn about elder abuse.