Life-Threatening Injuries in Older Adults
Linda J. Scheetz, EdD, RN, FAEN
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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program, you will be able to:
  • Identify the anatomic and physiological changes of aging and their relationship to the specific injuries most commonly sustained in motor vehicle collisions involving adults aged 65 years and older.
  • Describe the role of pre-existing diseases and conditions in complications that occur in older adults following injury.
  • Discuss nursing implications associated with aggressive resuscitation and goal-directed therapy for older adults injured in motor vehicle collisions.

Continuing Education Information

CE ID: ACC2222
Total Contact Hours: 1.00
Pharma Hours: 0.0
Synergy Cat: A
Test Expires: 4/1/2015

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Life-Threatening Injuries in Older Adults

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