"Elder abuse isn't just a problem that affects older Americans; it affects all of us," she said. "That's why it takes all of us to do something about it: kids, teens, grandparents and everyone in between. Ageless Alliance is our rallying cry to unite generations and create positive change."
University of California, Irvine Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse & Neglect has partnered with Gero-Pharmacist Educators from University of Southern California School of Pharmacy and Glendale Adventist FPRP to create training modules for pharmacy students and pharmacists.
Included in the free training package are sample modules which can be incorporated into existing courses for pharmacy students and pharmacists:
• A brief overview of elder abuse • California laws pertaining to reporting of abuse presented in didactic and case-based formats • A one-hour lecture for third-year students further describing types and signs of abuse and how our systems respond • Ideas for learning opportunities with agencies that investigate elder abuse and neglect • Written and video-based scenarios for discussion
For free downloads visit www.centeronelderabuse.org/Kaiser_Pharmacy.asp
Funded by grants from Kaiser Permanente Southern California Region Community Benefit and UniHealth Foundation.