Course Summary

Practice Level: Intermediate

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) and a practice test. When you’re ready, purchase the course by clicking the “Add To Cart” or “Enroll” 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

Author

Jassin M. Jouria, MD

Jassin M. Jouria is a medical doctor, professor of academic medicine, and medical author. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and has completed his clinical clerkship training in various teaching hospitals throughout New York, including King’s County Hospital Center and Brookdale Medical Center, among others. Dr. Jouria  has served as a test prep tutor and instructor for Kaplan. He has developed several medical courses and curricula for a variety of educational institutions. Dr. Jouria has also served on multiple levels in the academic field including faculty member and Department Chair. Dr. Jouria continues to serves as a Subject Matter Expert for several continuing education organizations covering multiple basic medical sciences.

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