PCOA-PCP 2: Common Screening for Older Adults

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Course Target Audience

  • Primary Care Practitioners- NPs

Course Description

This course describes the prevalence of common chronic illnesses among older adults and common screening recommendations for these illnesses.

Overview

After completing this course, practitioners will be able to use these evidence-based screening tools and describe principles to consider in assessing for illness in the primary care of older adults.
 

Course Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the prevalence of common chronic illnesses among older adults Identify common screening recommendations for older adults
  2. Examine the use of evidence-based screening tools in the primary care of older adults
  3. Describe the principles to consider in primary care of older adults