This course provided the essential care necessary for an increasing aging population. This course is designed to assist healthcare professionals in encouraging, teaching, and guiding older adults to actively practice healthy lifestyles. This course allowed professional registered nurses, along with all other healthcare professionals that work with older adults, to gain additional knowledge in the field of geriatrics and be able to provide quality care to improve patient outcomes. Healthcare professionals will be able to recognize the needs of older adult clients and develop person-centered plans to support optimal living and promote healthy aging. Additionally, this course will set the stage for developing a healthier society for all to age well and successfully.
This program is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate-Level, Related Area)
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Release Date: February 6, 2018
Emerging and re-emerging viral infections continue to pose significant threats and challenges to human well-being globally. SLPs in all settings are responsible for infection control; understanding what infections are and how they are transmitted. The convergence of these known and other less known viruses contributes to a variety of factors that enables them to expand their spectrum of activity. Such factors include mutations, the development of environmental conditions that help to spread the disease agents, the availability of an ever increasing range of susceptible hosts, and the lack of effective laboratory detection testing methods. An awareness of these factors together with current knowledge of their existence and effects is essential to control and prevention.
Release Date: January 16, 2018
Designed for clinicians who are familiar with diagnosing, this short, basic-level course aids clinicians who are transitioning from DSM-IV-TR to DSM-5 by providing them with the most essential information about the manual’s structural and diagnostic changes in a single easy-to-use source. The course lists the newly added and classified disorders, removed or reclassified disorders, and any major modifications to diagnostic criteria for disorders retained in DSM-5. The course describes the history of the DSM and the development process used in creating the diagnostic system’s new structure. The course addresses the controversies and criticisms that arose with the publication of DSM-5 and the alternative diagnostic systems recently proposed. The quick reference lists and charts included in the course are an indispensable resource for those clinicians ready to use DSM-5.
This program is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate-Level, Professional Area)