Online Education | Geriatric Healthcare 2014 | Healthy Gastrointestinal Tract Aging
How to earn contact hour credit
This course is 1.5 contact hours and includes a lecture video, self-assessment post-test, and evaluation. To earn contact hours, watch the lecture, complete the post-test, and submit the online evaluation. You may take the post-test as many times as needed to achieve the required score of 80%.
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Publish Date: June 18, 2014. This course will be available for three years from this date.
This course is designed for nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists, long term care workers, residential care coordinators, caregivers, Washington State Residential Care Council Members and other interested professionals.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
- Identify three changes that occur with aging in the gastrointestinal tract.
- List common gastrointestinal symptoms reported by older adults.
- Identify three risk factors for constipation in older adults.
Margaret Hietkemper, RN, PhD
Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, UW School of Nursing, Seattle
- 1.50 Contact hours