Caring for the Older Adult (Mentored CE)

Photo of a caregiver holding the hand of an older adult.

This module contains valuable tools for assessing and monitoring older patients under your care, including tips on how to help an acutely ill patient with dementia feel at ease in the hospital setting.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Describe how acute illness may present differently in an older versus younger adult.
  2. Describe age-related changes that may increase the incidence of adverse drug effects. 
  3. Identify nursing interventions to enhance care of the acutely ill patient with dementia.
Course summary
Available: 
05/29/2018
Expires: 
06/01/2021
Parent activity set: 

Barbara Albertson, MN, RN-BC
Clinical Nurse Educator
UW Medicine/UW Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Available Credit

Activity Availability

Available: 
05/29/2018
Expires: 
06/01/2021
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