• Course

3.5 hours

Practice nurses, Other healthcare professionals


On completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Know the importance of recognising alerting features of possible child maltreatment
  • Recognise the common signs of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse and neglect
  • Manage disclosure and referral
  • Balance confidentiality with the need to share information
  • Know what elder abuse is, how to recognise it and what to do if you suspect it
  • Understand the prevalence of and health consequences of domestic abuse
  • Know how to recognise elder abuse and how to manage it.


Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
BMJ Learning courses 3.5 credits, 3:30 hours This course is accredited to the combined value of the modules it contains.