Intimate Partner Violence and Elder Abuse: The Basics
COURSE NUMBER: 674
Jennifer Rudy, MA, RDH
This continuing education course will provide information on Domestic Violence, in particular Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Elder Maltreatment (EM), as well as describe victims and perpetrators, and outline the dental professionals’ r...
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This continuing education course will provide information on Domestic Violence, in particular Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Elder Maltreatment (EM), as well as describe victims and perpetrators, and outline the dental professionals’ responsibilities to recognize, report, treat, and prevent such cases.
Dental Students: This is part 1 of a 2-part continuing education series. “Child Maltreatment: The Role of a Dental Professional” is the second course. For students taking these courses, both courses should be completed. As healthcare providers, you are obligated to understand these topics and report, as appropriate.
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assisting Students
Date Course Online:
Oct 23, 2019
Last Revision Date:
Jun 2, 2023
Course Expiration Date:
Jun 1, 2026
AGD Subject Code(s):
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Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
- List the types and warning signs of IPV and EM.
- Explain the dental professional’s obligations to identify and report IPV and EM according to state regulations.
- Describe the physical and behavioral characteristics of the victims that may appear in a dental situation.
- Identify various intervention and prevention techniques, utilizing the AVDR model.
- Explain the complexity and breadth of these problems and how they affect victims, families, and entire communities.
- P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
- Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.
Note: Registration is required to take test.
We would like to thank Sean Burke and his colleagues at the Minnesota Elder Justice Center, Dr. Amos Deinard and Ms. Marniasha Ginsberg for their work on previous versions of a similar course.
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Submission For credit transfers to appear in your AGD account in real time, make sure to add your AGD membership number in the field provided on the “Share Your Test Score” page.
CE Broker For all states that use CE Broker for licensure, “proof of completions” are electronically reported the first of every month. If a course was taken in November, the “proof of completion” will be submitted the beginning of December.
Approved PACE Program Provider
THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY
Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.
8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027
Provider ID# 211886
AADH Approved Program Provider
Procter & Gamble is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHPGC (January 1, 2024-December 31, 2025). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.