{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The Forensic Nurse's Evolving Role in Addressing Elder Maltreatment in the United States

Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify the unique challenges involved with recognizing the neglect, maltreatment, or abuse of older adult individuals.
  2. Distinguish the historical milestones that advanced the evolution of forensic nurse practice with senior victims of abuse.
  3. Specify the benefits of screening tools and formal nursing education in the advancement of forensic nurses working with older adults.

Learning Outcomes

Healthcare providers will demonstrate knowledge of the evolution of forensic nurses' specialization in elder maltreatment over the last 30 years by achieving a minimum score of 70% on the outcomes-based posttest.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: JFN1021
Published: Oct/Dec 2021
Expires: 12/6/2024
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Amy Carney, NP, PhD, FAAFS