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Elders and Their Care

Elders and Their Care

Elders and Their Care

JoAnn O'Toole, RN, BSN And Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT
JoAnn O'Toole, RN, BSN And Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT
on behalf of ATrain Education

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Launch date: 23 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 04 Apr 2017

Reference: 175526

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Description

An overview of the effects of aging and appropriate responses to the issues arising from advancing age.

Objectives

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Tell how demographics reflect disparities in healthcare of the aging.

Enumerate four models of care for older adults.

Summarize age-related changes in older adults by body system.

Describe the medication challenges in elders of polypharmacy and drug misuse.

Demonstrate the ability to assess both physical and emotional status of an elder person.

Discuss the risk for falls in terms of etiology and prevention.

Compare and contrast the types of dementia that may be seen in some elders.

State what to do if you see signs of suspected abuse of an older adult.

Describe the various types of advance directives and their purposes.

Distinguish between palliative care and hospice.
JoAnn O'Toole, RN, BSN And Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT

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JoAnn O'Toole, RN, BSN And Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT
on behalf of ATrain Education

JoAnn O’Toole, RN, BSN,is a registered nurse, writer, and researcher. While in college at San Jose State University and later at the University of Mexico in Mexico City, she carried a double major in Spanish and journalism and a minor in Latin. She currently works in the Emergency Department at Kaiser Hospital in Redwood City, California, a certified stroke center and a sepsis center

Lauren Robertson earned a BA in Biology from Mills College in Oakland, California, and a Master's degree in Physical Therapy from the University of California at San Francisco. Lauren is the founder and co-owner of ATrain Education (atrainceu.com) and she has written or co-written more than two hundred courses on a wide range of topics for her continuing education website. She is certified as a trainer on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 10.00 Hours

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