On-Demand Program | Med-Surg 365 | Caring for the Older Adult

Caring for the Older Adult

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

Speaker

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

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the end of this module, 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.

Additional Information

Format: 
Self-Study
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours
Available: 
07/08/2021
Expires: 
07/08/2024
Cost:
$35.00

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Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours

Price

Cost:
$35.00
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