The purpose of this module is to help nurses, physical therapists and social workers understand the interaction of psychological and physical aspects of aging in the absence of disease. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Describe the psychological and physical benefits that relationships provide in later life
- Discuss the disease-related and age-related sexual changes for men and women
- Identify at least three behavior choices that promote healthy aging
Gannett Healthcare Group is an approved sponsor by the New York State Education Department of continuing education for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants from 10/21/09 to 10/20/15.
This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #GED012010TPTA2012004 for 1/1/2010 to 1/31/2013 and #1601004 for 02/01/13 to 01/31/16 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
Gannett Education is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California.
This course has been approved as meeting the continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs by the Ohio Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 10S1179 for 8/16/10 to 8/16/11, 11S1265 for 08/17/11 to 08/17/12, 12S1460 for 08/18/12 to 08/18/13; 13S1591 for 08/19/13 to 08/19/14); the Florida Physical Therapy Association (approval no. CP100015744 for 01/01/10 to 12/31/10, CP110015745 for 01/01/11 to 12/31/11, CE120017462 for 01/01/12 to 12/31/12, CE130019695 for 01/01/13 to 12/31/13; CE140021435 for 01/01/14 to 12/31/14); Tennessee Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 3317 for 8/16/10 to 8/15/11, 3923 for 08/16/11 to 08/15/12, 4438 for 08/16/12 to 08/15/13; 5131 for 08/16/13 to 08/15/14) for Class 1 Continuing Education Requirement; the Pennsylvania Board of Physical Therapy (approval no. PTCE002486 for 09/27/11 to 12/31/12, PTCE003872 for 01/01/13 to 12/31/14); and the New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (approval no. 599-2010, expiration date 1/31/12; 98-2012 from 02/01/12 to 01/31/14). Approval of this course does not necessarily imply the Florida Physical Therapy Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
This course has been approved by the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 units of continuing education for 09/13/11 to 07/31/13; 07/31/13 to 07/31/15.
The Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of Continuing Education offerings established by The Illinois Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 437-3460 for 08/01/10 to 08/01/11, 437-3936 for 08/01/11 to 08/01/12, 437-4420 for 08/01/12 to 08/01/13; 437-4956 for 08/01/13 to 08/01/14). According to the Rules for the Administration of the Illinois Physical Therapy Act (section 13460.61) published by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant applying for re-licensure in Illinois can earn a maximum of 50 percent of their required continuing education hours from self-study. The hours awarded of this course are designated for self-study CE credit.
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.