Elder Care

$50.99

Comprehensive CEU course on elder care and geriatric care. 11-contact-hour course on the physiological, cognitive, and psychosocial changes of aging. Topics include assessment, goals of care, balance and fall risks, medication use and misuse in seniors, elder abuse, and end-of-life care including hospice.

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Course Objectives

  1. Summarize the models and goals of care for the older adult.
  2. Discuss the major age-related physiologic changes impacting older adults and related assessment and management recommendations.
  3. Discuss cognitive and psychosocial changes impacting the health of older individuals and related management recommendations.
  4. Identify key elements in the functional assessment of the older adult.
  5. Discuss risk factors and assessment strategies for falls prevention and home safety.
  6. Explain the risks, safety, and management of medications for older adults.
  7. Relate strategies for supporting family caregivers of elders.
  8. Discuss legal and ethical considerations in the care of the older adult.
  9. Review the assessment and management of elder abuse victims.
  10. Clarify the principles that guide end-of-life care.

Accreditation/Approval Information

Nursing

Goals and models of care for older adults; physical, cognitive, psychosocial, and functional changes of aging; medication use; supporting family caregivers; legal and ethical considerations for elder care; elder abuse; end-of-life care.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.

Occupational Therapy

Goals and models of care for older adults; physical, cognitive, psychosocial, and functional changes of aging; medication use; supporting family caregivers; legal and ethical considerations for elder care; elder abuse; end-of-life care.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is an approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Provider #3313. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Courses offered by AOTA approved providers are accepted by the NBCOT Certification Renewal program.

Physical Therapy

Goals and models of care for older adults; physical, cognitive, psychosocial, and functional changes of aging; medication use; supporting family caregivers; legal and ethical considerations for elder care; elder abuse; end-of-life care.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is a Continuing Competency Approval Agency recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California.
  • Approval of physical therapy continuing education credit varies by state. Confirm approval with your state’s licensing agency before you take the course for CE credit. See Physical Therapy CE Approval for more information.

Course Information

Contact Hours: 11.00

Course Availability: Expires 2024-02-01

How It Works

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Take the online course at your convenience.

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Fully complete the course to access your certificate.

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