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Nursing of the Geriatric Patient

Nursing of the Geriatric Patient

Nursing of the Geriatric Patient

Pamela Clark
Pamela Clark
on behalf of Pedagogy Incorporated

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Launch date: 13 Oct 2017
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Last updated: 01 Feb 2018

Reference: 184967

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

This online continuing nurse education course has been designed to promote optimal geriatric patient care by providing current concepts that uphold safe nursing practice in this patient population. This course is applicable to all nursing practice settings in which elderly patients are served. This course provides 2 contact hours of continuing education and is accredited for nurses in all states.

This CNE course meets the continuing education requirements set forth in the Texas Board of Nursing Rules. These rules state that all nurses whose practice includes older adults or geriatric populations must complete at least two contact hours related to the older adult or geriatric care every licensure renewal cycle. These contact hours are included in the required 20 contact hours per licensure renewal cycle per the Texas Board of Nursing. Other states may or may not have a specific requirement for course content related to geriatric care.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:
1. Recognize at least 3 types of elder abuse
2. Identify at least 2 types of age related memory changes
3. Distinguish between age related and disease related memory changes
4. Demonstrate an understanding of age related physiological changes
5. Demonstrate an understanding of chronic diseases common in the elderly population
6. Demonstrate an understanding of medication metabolism in the elderly
7. Be able to discuss end of life issues
Pamela Clark

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Pamela Clark
on behalf of Pedagogy Incorporated

Pamela Clark, CRNI, is a Nurse Manager for Healix, a leader in the field of parenteral services. She has more than 28 years of experience in infusion therapy and infusion education with both licensed nurses and patients. Her experience spans multiple infusion settings including: acute care, long-term care, home infusion, and ambulatory infusion care. She also has experience in oncology and oncology research.

Current Accreditations

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

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 2.00 Hours
  • Georgia Board of Nursing
  • 2.00 Hours

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