Covers the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive growth adolescents are expected to follow. Also covers common social issues facing adolescents, including discussions about depression, eating disorders, and sexual health.
Describe changes that occur physically during adolescence.
Describe the changes that occur mentally and emotionally during adolescence.
Recognize the differences in growth and development between the normal teen and the ill or injured teen.
List three specific health issues facing teens.
Define your role in helping teens through the normal changes of adolescence while they are ill or injured.
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.