Elders and Their Care Today

This 10 contact hour course provides a thorough overview of the effects of aging and appropriate responses to the issues arising from advancing age. It discusses healthy aging, models of care, and legislation that supports older adults. It provides information about how our bodies age, risks associated with falls and orthopedic injuries, and describes the different types of dementia and its effects on families and caregivers. It concludes with a description of the different kinds of elder abuse and examines end-of-life issues.

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  • 10.00 Contact hours
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JoAnn O’Toole, RN, BSN
Lauren Robertson, BA, MPT
Susan Walters Schmid, PhD

AOTA Approved Provider Logo 2023ATrain Education is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Approved provider #6558. This distance learning-independent is offered at 1.0 CEUs, introductory, Foundational Knowledge. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

Available Credit

  • 10.00 Contact hours


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