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Care of the Older Adult (52)
The older adult population, which was 39.6 million in 2009, is expected to increase to 72.1 million by the year 2030. This will lead to an increased need for healthcare providers who specialize in caring for the older adult. The aging process varies among individuals, but most people will experience some physical, social or psychological deficits as they age. This webinar will provide participants with an overview of the unique knowledge and skills required to care for the older adult.

 Identify the unique issues that older patients experience.
 Discuss the physical, social and psychological changes that older patients may experience.
 Discuss medication safety and the older patient.
 Explain the significance of teamwork and collaboration when caring for older patients.

This offering expired on October 25, 2015
Lesson 1:
   Course Material: Care of the Older Adult
    Take Test: Care of the Older Adult
(Grade to pass: 70%, 2 tries)
Lesson 2:
   Course Material: Care of the Older Adult
    Take Test: Care of the Older Adult
(Grade to pass: 70%, 2 tries)

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Course NameCreditsCost
Care of the Older Adult1$8

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