Best Practices for Elder Care
Ruth M. Kleinpell, RN, PhD, RN-CS. FAAN, Mary Lou Sole, RN, PhD, CCNS, FAAN, FCCM, Mary Beth Happ, RN, PhD, FAAN, Richard Arbour, RN, MSN, CCRN, CNRN, CCNS, FAAN, Hilaire Thompson, RN PhD, CNRN, FAAN, Carol Reineck, PhD, FAAN, NEA-BC, Shirley M. Moore,
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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program, you will be able to:
  • Implement key components for promoting a healthy care environment for acutely and critically ill older adults in your own workplace.
  • Describe and implement the strategies for promoting recovery that apply specifically to the acutely and critically ill older adult population.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the care considerations specific to acutely and critically ill older adults by successfully navigating several complex, real-life case studies.
  • Recall important considerations and concepts for providing care to acutely and critically ill older adults.

Continuing Education Information

Total Contact Hours: 4.00
Pharma Hours: 0.0
Synergy Cat: A
Test Expires: 10/1/2015


The intent of this program is to provide a self-sustaining Web-based resource for critical-care nurses that addresses complex problems specific to the older adult patient in acute and critical-care units.

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