The Aging Process: A Crash Course for Professional Caregivers
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.
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The purpose of this course is to provide information on the aging process.
- Define health, aging and quality of life
- List common chronic health conditions
- List changes in the 5 senses
- Discuss psychosocial changes in later life
- 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 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.