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The Geriatric Health CE Anthology, 2013 Edition - 60181
The Geriatric Health CE Anthology, 2013 Edition

60181 l 20.00 contact hrs
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We’re sorry. This course is temporarily disabled for an important update.

A new version of this course is now available, 60189, "The Geriatric Health CE Anthology, 2014 Edition." This version will be discontinued December 31, 2013. Please plan to complete the test before the end of December 30, 3013, if you wish to earn contact hours for it.
The purpose of this program is to inform nurses about a number of diseases and conditions frequently seen in geriatric patients. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify five nursing diagnoses and interventions relevant to the care of a person with a joint replacement.
  • Describe issues associated with immobility in the geriatric population.
  • Identify two chronic conditions found in the older adult and possible therapeutic interventions.
  • Identify three conditions in elderly patients that you see in your setting and how the information in this course will affect your care for patients with those conditions.
  • Describe two conditions that affect the vision of the elderly.
  • Identify treatment options for three conditions.
  • List prevention strategies for three conditions.
  • Discuss three clinical topics that were new to you or that you had little knowledge of before reading this course.
  • Identify two measures that prevent complications in the acute care setting.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 12/31/2013

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Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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