Welcome to the first quiz within the 'Five Signs of Elder Abuse' online course. This quiz is based on the material covered in 10-13 lectures. Some questions are multiple choice, when others have only one correct answer. Each question is graded and you will get your final grade after finishing the test.
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Is the presence of bruises enough to conclude that violence is taking place?
No, additional questions are needed
Victims are less likely to disclose violence when:
they come from a big family
they want to protect their abuser from possible legal consequences
they are afraid of the perpetrator
they believe that they deserve the abuse for previous mistakes in life
When a possible victim comes to seek help in emergency care, but is intoxicated on alcohol or drugs, it is best to:
minimise talk and allow them time to recover in your unit or hospital
collect all the contacts and personal information of the patient and let them go home
call the police
When an older woman who is potential victim come to seek help in emergency care, but cannot understand due to language barriers, it is best to:
ask their spouse or partner, child, relative or friend to help to translate
ask for an official female interpreter
ask for an official interpreter
Can alcohol problems in a family increase the risk of violence?
Why older patients are a special group in emergency departments?
their age requires special treatment
older patients don't use other healthcare services that much
they use emergency medical services more than others
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