Disciplines: Nursing
Hours: 20 Contact Hours
Item#: NRR20

Geriatric 20-Hour Bundle


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Ethical Practices with Older Adults, Updated 1st Edition

Price: $14.95 Hours:2 Contact Hours
Item # N1518  

Expiration Date: August 31, 2017

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 course presents ethical issues that may confront nurses and other 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 ANA, NASW, APTA, AOTA, APA, and ACA codes of ethics for clarification on the various professions' principles.

California Nursing Home Administrators - NHAP approved for 2 hours through March 23, 2017.

Texas Nurses  - This course fulfills 2-hour Older Adult/Geriatric Care requirement.

Depression in Older Adults, Updated 1st Edition

Price: $19.95 Hours:3 Contact Hours
Item # N1509  

Expiration Date: April 30, 2017

This course discusses the primary types of depressive disorders among older adults, the causes of depression in this age-group, the diagnostic procedures used to effectively detect depression in older adults, and current treatments used in this population. This course elucidates the ways in which depressive symptoms are commonly missed or misinterpreted so that healthcare professionals can better assess and intervene in late-life depression.

Texas Nurses  - This course fulfills 2-hour Older Adult/Geriatric Care requirement.

California Nursing Home Administrators - NHAP approved for 3 hours through July 19, 2017.

Self-Care Strategies for Compassion Fatigue Prevention

Price: $24.95 Hours:5 Contact Hours
Item # N1684  

Release Date: December 31, 2015

Expiration Date: December 31, 2018

Compassionate caring can cause a helper to relive the experience of the client and even duplicate the client’s symptoms. This course covers the impact of burnout and reviews practical suggestions for integrating self-care strategies into one’s life to increase psychological well-being. This course is also valuable to leaders who want to build a resilient workplace. With an understanding that everyone experiences stress, this course begins by identifying stressors and contributors to job burnout. To provide the nurse with tools to self-care and prevent burnout and compassion fatigue, the FABULOUS Principle, a framework that identifies eight protective factors that build resilience and prevent compassion fatigue, is presented.

This course is an extraction of and should not be taken with, N1658 Death, Dying, and Bereavement, 3rd Edition (30 contact hours).

Iowa Nurses - This course is not accepted for continuing education credit by the Iowa Board of Nursing.

 

Early-Stage Alzheimer's Disease, Updated 1st Edition

Price: $29.95 Hours:10 Contact Hours
Item # N1604  

Expiration Date: December 31, 2017

This course discusses key issues relevant to nurses caring for patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Nurses will learn why diagnosing the disease in its earliest stages is important; how to help patients and family members cope with the diagnosis; and why programs, services, and support are needed in the early stages of the disease. The course focuses on how to promote a healthy way of life for patients: Topics include memory retrieval, pharmacological treatments, education and cognitive exercise, support groups, intervention for alcohol and drug use, exercise, nutrition, and dental care. Nurses will learn about common psychological and physical concerns for these patients, such as depression, anxiety, apathy, and delirium. A vitally important topic, getting good health care, is covered in depth. Nurses will learn how to help their patients choose a primary care provider, cope with hospitalization, and avoid complications. Other considerations include surgery, use of over-the-counter medications, medication adherence issues, legal and financial affairs, and making future plans. To help patients stay safe in the home and community, nurses will learn about adapting the home environment, avoiding falls and accidents, and addressing driving with an older adult. Caregiver concerns, including long-distance caregiving, are described.

Texas Nurses  - This course fulfills 2-hour Older Adult/Geriatric Care requirement.

California Nursing Home Administrators - NHAP approved for 10 hours through March 23, 2017.

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