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Integrating Knowledge of Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation into Patient Care

Page Ulrey, JD

Kathy Van Olst, JD

Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
King County Prosecutor's Office

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Identify how elder abuse is defined under the law.
  • Describe the prevalence and impact of elder abuse on victims and their families.
  • Discuss how health care providers can help identify, address, and respond to elder abuse in patient care.

[From the Spring 2021 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]

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