Gerontology Clinical Bundle - Self-Paced Online Course
This 4-course bundle saves you over $20.00 and allows the opportunity to receive 5.06 contact hours!
Whether you are preparing for your Gerontological Nursing Certification or want to understand clinical issues impacting this patient population, the Gerontology clinical bundle is an all in one easy to access bundle. This 4-course bundle saves you over $20.00 and allows the opportunity to receive 5.06 contact hours!
This bundle includes:
Caring for Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Community
A debilitating disease marked by swelling, tenderness, and synovial joint destruction, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can lead to severe functional disability and poor quality of life, imposing substantial burdens on patients and their caregivers. This course highlights the importance of early diagnosis, discusses current therapeutic recommendations for managing pain and achieving remission, and describes RNs’ role in caring for these patients in the community.
Managing Delirium in Hospitalized Older Adults
Consequences of delirium for older adults may include increased mortality, functional decline, nursing home placement, and decreased quality of life. Longer duration of delirium is linked to poorer health outcomes among older adults, underscoring the need for early detection and intervention. This course will aid the nurse in understanding care for patients with delirium.
Managing Pain in Frail Elders
Managing pain in any older adult poses unique challenges, however, older adults who are frail are more likely to experience chronic pain, acute pain, or both. This course examines recommendations for assessing, treating, evaluating, and documenting pain in frail elders based on the best available evidence.
Secondary Stroke Prevention: An Update
Every 40 seconds a stroke occurs in the United States, and of those, 25% are recurrent. The need for better stroke-prevention strategies is crucial and without them, stroke prevalance and costs are expected to rise substantially over the next two decades. This course will describe how nurse's can play a key role in secondary stroke prevention, focusing on ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA).