Goals and Learning Outcomes

Healthcare clinicians will have contact with older adults in increasing numbers. Treating these patients will require a fundamental knowledge of healthy aging, so it is paramount to know the effects of aging on the mind and body. Common psychosocial challenges, such as loneliness and loss of independence, will be reviewed. Further, a review of common age-related physical changes will be provided. Helpful strategies that healthcare providers can use to support their patients during late adulthood will also be provided.

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the psychological and physical benefits that relationships provide in later life
  • Discuss the disease-related and age-related sexual changes for men and women
  • Identify at least three behavior choices that promote healthy aging
  • Discuss age-related sexual changes for men and women.
  • Recall at least three psychosocial challenges that are commonly associated with late adulthood.
  • Identify age-related physical changes related to sleep and cognitive functioning.
  • Discuss effective strategies that healthcare providers can utilize to support healthy aging.

Course Termination Date: Not yet determined

Content Expiration Date: 12/31/25

Course Originally Released On: 11/01/22

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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.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP#13791

Disclaimer: Not all courses will provide California Board of Registered Nursing approval. Per California Assembly Bill No. 241, continuing education courses related to direct patient care shall address at least one or a combination of the following:(1) Examples of how implicit bias affects perceptions and treatment decisions of licensees, leading to disparities in health outcomes; or (2) Strategies to address how unintended biases in decision-making may contribute to health care disparities by shaping behavior and producing differences in medical treatment along lines of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, or other characteristics.

 

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Disclosures

None of the planners/faculty, unless otherwise noted, for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.