Gerontological Cert Review Course: Common Health Conditions-Part 2
1.5 Nursing Continuing Education Contact Hours
Course Target Audience
- Nurse Practitioners
- Registered Nurses
The Common Health Conditions-Part 2 course covers the role of the gerontological nurse in preventing coronary heart disease, common cardiovascular health alterations among older adults, and strategies for treating common cardiovascular health alterations among older adults.
The Gerontological Certification Review Course is a collection of 13 modules created by the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing in 2021. These modules review knowledge of geriatric nursing and can be used in conjunction with conventional test preparation for the Gerontological Nursing Certification Exam.
The course consists of 13 individual and interactive online modules featuring the latest content developed by faculty at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, engaging graphics, and knowledge checks for learners as they proceed through the learning content. Additionally, learners can further test their knowledge with a provided practice test of approximately 150 multiple choice questions covered throughout the course.
Course Learning Objectives
- Discuss characteristics of common health conditions among older adults.
- Identify special considerations in caring for older adults with common health conditions.
- Discuss the role of the gerontological nurse in caring for older adults with common health conditions.