The Aging Process: A Crash Course for Professional Caregivers

Hours: 1
Course Number: 0009

A Crash Course for the Health Care Professional is a 1 hour continuing education course that provides definitions of health, aging and quality of life. It reviews common chronic health conditions: musculoskeletal disorders, respiratory disorders, cardiovascular disorders, nervous system disorders, sensory disorders, endocrine disorders, digestive disorders, urinary disorders, and reproductive system disorders. The course also examines changes in the 5 senses, psychosocial changes in later life and the concept of healthy aging. 




The purpose of this course is to provide information on the aging process.   

Learning Objectives

  1. Define health, aging and quality of life
  2. List common chronic health conditions
  3. List changes in the 5 senses
  4. Discuss psychosocial changes in later life
  5. Understand healthy aging

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 80% or better, and completing the program evaluation. If you do not score a 80% or better, you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 80% or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.


Activity Professionals

1.00 HOURS
This course has been approved for 1 clock hour of continuing education by The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP). Approval number NCCAP500296-21NT. is effective through 03/15/21

Addiction Specialists & Drug and Alcohol Counselors

1.00 HOURS
The American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders has approved continuing education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS), Approval No.19-8554


1.00 HOURS
This program may be used for continuing education credit for chaplains certified with Board of Chaplaincy Certification, Inc.


1.00 HOURS
This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (#20-341996). Completion of this course fulfills (1) CEU hour of general annual mandatory training for nursing. Do not send certificate to the Florida Board of Nursing. Each state recognizes and accepts continuing education approval from the Florida Board of Nursing except California. Keep this certificate in your records for four (4) years.

Personal Care Home Administrators

1.25 HOURS
This training session is approved by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Public Welfare, until the approved curriculum changes or approval is withdrawn pursuant to 55 Pa.Code 2600.68(f). Approved for 1.25 hours of continuing education for PCH Administrators.