NursingCE Iowa Mandatory Reporter: Child and Adult Dependent Abuse Course
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After completing this online CE course, nurses will better be able to:
- Identify the Iowa Mandatory Training Expectations
- Describe the definitions of child abuse and dependent adult abuse according to Iowa Code and categories.
- Describe the categories of abuse (child and dependent adult)
- Describe the physical, emotional, and environmental indicators of abuse.
- Explain the reporting requirements and process, including documentation.
- Identify mandatory reporter in Iowa
- Describe reporting confidentiality, immunity and penalties for failure to review.
- Identify risk factors related to child and dependent adult abuse.
- Identify the state agency that investigates allegations of child maltreatment.
- Describe barriers that contribute to underrecognition and underreporting of suspected cases of child
- Describe the role of the sexual assault nurse examiner.
- Define the terms, medical neglect, educational neglect, emotional neglect, economic abuse, and
- Explain how parent substance use disorder affects the child.
- Identify risk factors for child maltreatment.
- Identify protective factors that reduce the risk of child abuse
- Describe the actions the nurse should take when assessing a child when abuse is suspected
- Explain how to document the care of a child who has a physical injury and physical abuse is suspected.
- Identify the components of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention levels of intervention.
- Discuss actions for the nurse to take when experiencing moral distress.
- Locate the Iowa Resources to report suspect abuse.
Target Audience: Registered Nurses