This course has been approved for 2 hours by the Commission on Case Manager Certification for 2012 and 2013.
The goal of this program is to provide nurses with an understanding of the competencies required to provide care to patients of different age groups. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to —
- Describe The Joint Commission’s standard that relates to age-specific competency.
- Identify the nursing considerations applicable to each of the age strata discussed.
- List the significant age ranges that require different nursing competencies to address patient needs and care issues.