This inservice outlines (by body system) the normal changes that come with aging. It includes a discussion of what slows aging, what speeds it up and how caregivers can help their elderly clients enjoy a good quality of life.
List at least five known factors that influence aging.
Describe at least three age-related changes for each of the body systems covered in the inservice.
Discuss at least three ways you can help prevent age-related problems for each body system covered in the inservice.
Name at least two problems for each body system that should be reported to your supervisor.
Demonstrate an understanding of the normal aging process in your daily work with your clients.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.