Geriatric Care: Important Issues and Protocols

Audience

This training is intended for registered nurses licensed in Quebec who want to increase their knowledge of diseases and conditions frequently seen in the older adult and the how to use the Best Practices approach in Geriatric Nursing to address these issues.

CEU

This course fulfills 7 accredited CE hours for nursing license renewal.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  1. Define chronic illness.
  2. Identify the components of assessment of older adults with a chronic illness.
  3. Identify nursing interventions to maximize functional abilities and independence for older adults with chronic illness.
  4. Understand Diabetes Type 1 and 2 and provide effective nursing interventions.
  5. Identify issues that increase fall prevalence in the elderly.
  6. Understand effective Fall Prevention principles for daily practice.
  7. Implement an effective Fall Prevention program.
  8. Identify and address common challenges in the elderly: Incontinence and Constipation.
  9. Implement a proven and effective constipation protocol.
  10. Identify strategies in preventing transfers to an acute care hospital using SBAR tools.
COST

$165 plus tax, for the 7 hour day

LOCATION

Jewish Elder Care Centre
5725 Avenue Victoria, Montréal, QC H3W 3H6

Sceau avec UEC