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District of Columbia Board of Nursing & CNA/HHA,
Georgia Board of Nursing Approved, Alabama State Board
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CARING FOR THE ELDERLY - GERONTOLOGY 4Hr

$15.00 $10.00


The purpose of this course is to educate and reinforce the knowledge of nurses; ARNP, RN, LPN, Guardians and CNA /HHA who are working in the health care environment, as well as other professionals/ individuals regarding caring for the elderly. This course reviews the physiological changes that occur with the aging process, factors to take into consideration when caring for the elderly, how aging affects the pulmonary system; lungs, nervous system, the Senses, bones, muscles, joints, reproductive system, immune and other systems and how to treat or manage the complications that may be encountered. The course also review the types of Activities of daily living (ADLs), types of health care and community settings that are available to meet the needs of the elderly and resources that are available within the community to assist with the needs of the elderly.


Objectives/ Goals:

After successful completion of this course the participants will be able to:

1. Describe the physiological changes that occurs with the aging process

2. Discuss factors to take into consideration when caring for the elderly

3. Discuss aging changes in the cells, tissues and organs

4. Describe how aging affects the pulmonary system; lungs, nervous system, the

Senses, bones, muscles, joints, immune system and how to treat or manage the

various complications that can arise.

5. Discuss the various types of assistance of daily living activities (ADLs)

6. Describe at least 4 types of health care and community settings that are available to

meet the needs of the elderly.

7. Discuss various resources that are available within the community to assist with the

needs of the elderly.