GERIATRIC PACKAGE - 24 CONTACT HOURS - NBT24

$81.95

Contact hours will be awarded until this package's expiration date of 6/30/2019.

In the United States, there are nearly 50 million people age 65 and older, representing 15% of the population. Nurses caring for older adults in practice and in their personal lives will gain relevant information in this comprehensive 24-hour CE package which includes courses on geriatric pharmacology, assessment of the older adult patient, and Alzheimer's disease.

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Alzheimer's Disease: Challenges, Interventions, and Approaches to Care - N1853
This course focuses on the Nurse's role in assessing and intervening to address communication challenges, nutrition, incontinence, falls...

This course focuses on the Nurse's role in assessing and intervening to address communication challenges, nutrition, incontinence, falls and restraint use, and pain and hospitalization for the person with Alzheimer's disease. Because it is important to think beyond the physical care of the person with dementia, the course examines spirituality, palliative and end-of-life care for the person with AD. Pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions are also discussed.

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Geriatric Assessment, 2nd Edition - N1789
This course is intended for nurses and other health care professionals who work with older adults in a variety of settings, including th...

This course is intended for nurses and other health care professionals who work with older adults in a variety of settings, including the community, acute care, psychiatric care, long term care and at various points in transitions of care. The purpose of this course is to provide nurses with a solid foundation of assessments for older adults across the healthcare continuum and in the context of health, wellness, and chronic illness. Assessments covered are inclusive of the following domains for the older adult: emotional, physical, cognitive, social, spiritual, economic, family dynamics, caregiving, and safety all impacting their quality of life. Areas of focus in this course also include geriatric syndromes, such as cognitive impairment, delirium, incontinence, malnutrition, falls, gait disorders, pressure ulcers, sleep disorders, sensory deficits, fatigue, and dizziness. These conditions are common in older adults, and they may have a major impact on quality of life and disability.

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Geriatric Pharmacology: Essentials for Nurses - N1835
Any problem, medication or otherwise, experienced by an older adult patient requires a multifactorial assessment. The topics covered in ...

Any problem, medication or otherwise, experienced by an older adult patient requires a multifactorial assessment. The topics covered in this course include geriatric pharmacological principles and methods to assess appropriateness of medication use recommendations in the older adult. This course is for the advanced practice registered nurse who manages the treatment and care of the older adult in all healthcare settings.