Disciplines:
  • Social Work
  • Counseling
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Psychology
Hours: 15 Contact Hours
Item#: BGQGA

Older Adults: Assessment and Ethics Bundle


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Item # BGQGA
When available, the Online Course format is included with the hard copy, eBook, or audio book formats!

This product includes the following courses:
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Healthy Aging, Updated 1st Edition

Price: $59.95 Hours:9 Contact Hours
Item # B4164  

Following a healthful lifestyle at any age reduces the impact of disability and illness while increasing overall well-being. This basic-level course provides healthcare professionals and social workers with the tools to encourage, teach, and guide older adults to actively practice healthy lifestyles. The course opens with a discussion of key concepts for a healthy life, including the developmental tasks of aging and the benefits of healthy behaviors. Participants will learn about interviewing and communicating with the geriatric population as well as motivating older adults to change health behaviors. 

The course describes the reduction of health risks in older adults: Relevant topics include sleep, alcohol use, constipation, smoking, and exercise. Also included are topics such as eye complaints and diseases; foot, skin, and dental care; and nutrition, including the use of vitamins, herbal remedies, and other dietary supplements. Common health concerns are described, such as depression, bereavement, cancer, hearing loss, hypertension, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, stroke, incontinence, dementia, and patterns of memory loss. The discussion of geriatric health care includes vaccination, hospitalization, surgery, the use of online health information, working with caregivers, medication adherence, and adverse drug reactions. Other topics relevant to elder health include sexuality, fall prevention, hyperthermia and hypothermia, transportation and driving, crime, and elder abuse. Numerous case studies are provided to illustrate concepts.

 

Counselors - course does not qualify for NBCC credit.

Multidimensional Health Assessment of the Older Adult, Updated 1st Edition

Price: $29.95 Hours:3 Contact Hours
Item # B4165  

This intermediate-level course helps behavioral health professionals better understand and assess the physical psychological and social health of older adults. Updated to reflect the most current consensus on geriatric care, the course offers a comprehensive biopsychosocial and spiritual approach to the assessment of older adults and their caregiving needs, including special clinical considerations for interviewing an older adult.

Participants will receive 3 (Clinical Content) continuing education clock hours upon successful completion of this course.

Ethical Practices with Older Adults, Updated 1st Edition

Price: $29.95 Hours:3 Contact Hours
Item # B4167  

As healthcare professionals work to address the medical and economic challenges of a rapidly aging population, advances in technology are leading to increasingly complex end-of-life choices. This basic-level course presents ethical issues that may confront healthcare professionals working with older adults and their families as these individuals near the end of life. The course identifies some of the major ethical issues concerning older adults and healthcare decisions and provides the framework and set of principles used to address ethical dilemmas in healthcare settings. This course includes relevant material from the NASW, APA, ACA, APTA, AOTA, and ANA codes of ethics for clarification on the various professions' principles.

Social workers will receive 3 (Ethics) continuing education clock hours in participating in this course.