Aging Changes and Considerations

Aging Changes and Considerations 

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the physical, emotional, and spiritual changes that happen with aging. The myths and facts about aging, common changes experienced in the aging process, and the purpose and function of each body system are presented. The course engages learners in how to assist older adults as the aging process occurs.

$18.95

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-ACC

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (7 Match)

California Department of Social Services Adult Residential Facilities

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of Adult Residential Facilities.

Vendor/Provider # : 2000224-735-2
Approval # 224-0145-32580

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

California Department of Social Services Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Training Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of residential care facilities for the elderly.

Vendor/Provider # 2000224-740-2;
Approval # 224-0145-3236.

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

Oregon Department of Human Services

1.0 HOURS


This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 1.00 contact hours.

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (RCAL)

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NHA)

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]
Hours type - 10.19

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

1.0 HOURS


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (ALL Direct Care Workers)

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1933275

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-ACC
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2023
Learning Objectives:
Contrast the common myths and facts about aging.
Identify the purpose and function of each body system.
Recognize the common changes that occur with aging for each of the body systems.
Name care tips to direct care staff in helping residents maintain health and functional abilities.

Outline:
Introduction A. Terminology 1. Community 2. Administrator 3. Direct care staff or caregiver 4. Resident B. Learning engagement: true/false questions II. Normal Aging A. Multidimensional process B. Aging theories C. Aging changes D. Life expectancy III. The Impact of Changes Related to Aging A. Physical and sensory changes B. Age-related diseases C. Personality changes IV. Myths and Facts A. Intellectual abilities B. Sexual activity C. Incontinence D. Ability to work E. Depression F. Chronic disease G. Personality changes V. Death A. Chronic versus degenerative B. Impact of behaviors 1. Smoking 2. Physical inactivity 3. Poor diet C. Successful aging 1. Good health 2. Mental and physical function 3. Active social life 4. Learning engagement: true/false and multiple-choice questions VI. Age-Related Changes A. Video: (5 min): Office of Disease Prevention and health promotion; multiple interviews with elders about their aging experience B. Skin C. Major systems 1. Nervous system a. Encourage physical and mental exercising b. Minimize trip hazards c. Insomnia d. Common diseases e. Care tips f. Learning engagement: multiple-choice question 2. Endocrine system a. Hormone changes b. Decreased metabolism c. Chronic diseases d. Care tips 3. Immune system a. Autoimmune disorders b. Care tips 4. Cardiovascular/circulatory system a. Weakening of heart muscle b. Coronary vessel changes c. Blood vessel changes d. Care tips e. Common diseases f. Learning engagement: multiple-choice questions 5. Musculoskeletal system a. Bones b. Muscle mass c. Care tips a. Sensory system a. Eyes: loss of vision b. Ears: loss of hearing c. Skin sensitivity and fragile skin d. Tongue: loss of taste e. Care tips f. Common diseases VII. Overview: Summary and Conclusion

Instructor: Kristen Crusoe, EdD, MSN, RN
Dr. Crusoe is a Psychiatric/Mental Health and Palliative Care/End of Life nurse consultant. She is also an Assistant Professor of Nursing and Public Health, in both Master's and Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs. Her teaching area of specialty is leadership, focusing on quality sciences, and positive change.  She is a certified Appreciative Inquiry Practitioner, trainer and facilitator as well as a Human Systems Dynamics Professional. She promotes using strength-based approaches to whole system change and transformation and provides both individual and group coaching and mentoring in strength-based methodologies. Disclosure: Kristen Crusoe, EdD, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
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