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Aging and Long-Term Care

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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Course Created: 2017

Practice Level: Intermediate

No book to buy Duration: 6 hours
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Course Summary

The number of people over 65 years of age is growing and expected to expand significantly over the coming decades in the United States. A larger number of older people will be requiring and looking for health care from a variety of sources. This creates an environment in which specialists in geriatric health are highly sought after to deal with the specific and various issues that affect an aging population. Older individuals are highly likely to have chronic health issues that require long-term care, either in a specialized facility or in the home. A proactive approach to managing older individuals’ health is necessary to ensure the highest quality of health care is available.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe DNR orders.
  • Explain symptoms of elder abuse.
  • Describe end of life decisions.
  • Compare living environments for older adults.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Living Environments
  • Common Health Issues
  • Elder Abuse
  • End of Life
  • Developing Treatment Plans
  • Cultural Issues
  • Family Members
  • Conclusion

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