Certification Review Includes

  • Common Health Conditions in Older Adults

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about health conditions in the older adult. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Describe some common musculoskeletal conditions in the older adult
      Describe some common metabolic and endocrine conditions in the older adult
      Present some common skin problems in the older adult
      Describe sensory problems that affect the aging population
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Ethical and Legal Issues

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about geriatric ethical and legal issues. After studying the information presented here,you will be able to-
      Explain Heath Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
      Discuss informed consent and explain advanced directives
      Describe healthcare reimbursement types
      Explain the constituents of the nurse practice act
      Discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Gastrointestinal Health

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about gastrointestinal health in older adults. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Discuss changes tin the gastrointestinal tract related to aging
      Describe GI conditions common in older adults
      Describe the processes behind diarrhea and constipation
      Discuss the important of nutrition and hydration in older adults
      Describe management of GI health in older adults
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Genitourinary Health

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about genitourinary health in older adults. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Describe the effects of aging on the genitourinary (GU) system
      Describe the effects of aging on renal function
      Discuss conditions that affect the GU system in older adults
      Describe various GU malignancies that affect older adults
      Discuss altered sexual function in older adults
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Health Evolution

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about health conditions in the older population. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Describe the stages of death and dying
      Illustrate the concepts of grief and loss
      Develop an understanding of life transitions in the older adult
      Describe culture, ethnic and spiritual diversity in the older adult
      Review common addictions in the older adult population; and develop understanding of abuse and elder neglect
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Health Promotion and Wellness in Older Adults

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about health conditions in older adults. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Define health promotion, protection, and disease prevention
      Describe health care barriers to health promotion
      Illustrate patient barriers to health promotion
      Define primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Hematology and Immunologic Health

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about hematological and immunological conditions in older adults. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Describe the effects of aging on hematopoiesis and immunosuppression
      Discuss the various anemias as they present in older adults
      Discuss immunosuppression in older adults
      Describe common leukemias as well as HIV-AIDS
      Describe infections encountered in older adults
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Introduction to Gerontology Nursing

    1. The purpose of this program is to provide the learner with an introduction to geriatric nursing. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Define geriatrics
      Describe aging process
      Illustrate techniques used to communicate with the elderly
      Describe techniques used to educate the elderly patient
      Role of a geriatric nurse
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Neurological and Mental Health

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about neurological changes and mental health issues in the older adult.After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Describe changes in the neurological system related to aging
      Discuss the promotion of brain health in older adults
      Describe neurological conditions that affect older adults
      Discuss the various dementia syndromes
      Discuss specific mental health issues that may be found in older adults
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Pulmonary Health

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about pulmonary health in the older adult. After studying the information presented here, the learner will be able to:
      Describe the effects of aging on the pulmonary system
      Define common respiratory terminology
      Describe pulmonary health and illness prevention strategies for older adults
      Describe common pulmonary conditions in older adults
      Describe current treatment and management options
    2. Contact Hours: 1

Accreditation Information

NURSES

In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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