Dependent Adult Abuse Mandatory Reporter Training
In 2013, the Department of Human Services reported 11,637 children in Iowa were the subject of abuse or neglect. 84% of adult (65+) abuse cases go unreported and 40% of all elder abuse involves some form of financial exploitation. This educational activity will describe various types of child and adult abuse and neglect, identify clinical findings that indicate abuse, and provide local resources of how and when to report.
The curriculum will utilize current resources from the Iowa Administrative Code, Chapter 93, Mandatory Reporter Training Curricula, the Iowa Department of Human Services: Child Abuse: A Guide for Mandatory Reporters and/or Dependent Adult Abuse: A Guide for Mandatory Reporters, and meets the requirements of Iowa Code Section 135.11(26) in the identification and reporting of child and dependent adult abuse. Utilized approved curriculum #495 valid from October 28, 2017 – October 28, 2020.
- Recite the Iowa Abuse Law
- Report suspected abuse
- Utilize resources and intervention to help when reporting abuse
- Prevent adult abuse
Cherie Sullivan, CMA
Iowa Arthritis & Osteoporosis Center
Relevant to the content of this CME activity, the planning committee and speaker indicated they have no financial relationships with a commercial interest company to disclose.
Continuing Education Credit
- MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) through the joint providership of Des Moines University (DMU) and Iowa Arthritis and Osteoporosis Center. DMU is accredited by IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 2.5 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
- Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 2.5 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
- Other Health Professionals: This live activity is designated for 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
No commercial interest company provided financial support for this continuing education activity.
Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas. The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.
- 2.50 AOA Category 2A
- 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- 2.50 IBON
- 2.50 CE Contact Hour(s)