The goal of this continuing education module is to update nurses’, dietitians’, paramedics and emergency medical technicians’, fitness professionals’, health educators’, occupational therapists’ and social workers’ ability to identify and care for elderly patients in the community who have late-onset alcoholism. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Define late-onset alcoholism
- List four signs and three events often associated with late-onset alcoholism
- Describe an intervention strategy appropriate for the person with late-onset alcoholism
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, dietitians, EMTs/paramedics, fitness professionals, health educators, occupational therapists and social workers.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.