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Nursing Care of the Older Adult

Course Overview
This 3 hour course is designed for nursing professionals who assess older adults, nursing support staff who assist in the collection of data to support nursing assessments, and those who teach these individuals. Atypical presentation of illness in the older adult will be addressed including operational approaches to detect and manage acute change of condition. Some areas addressed include function-focused care, oral care, medication use, pain management, sleep, and behavioral and psychosocial disorders. This course combines didactic education, case study activities and interactive activities to reinforce learning content.

This course is a jointly provided in collaboration with the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE).

Continuing Education Credits
This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Completing of this course will earn you 3 contact hour(s).

None of the planners or presenters for this educational activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies.

Successful completion of this program requires that all components of this course are successfully completed, including the CE Evaluation and that the post-test is passed with at least an 85%. Contact Hours for this course will be offered through 8/2/2025.

Additional Course Information
Content is accessed on demand and can be completed all at once or over 90 days. After 90 days, access to the course will end and require repurchasing to complete. Instructions for how to access the course is sent via email after registration.

Cancellation requests must be made in writing to within 14 days of purchase and are refunded minus a 20% cancellation fee. No cancellations are accepted after the course has been accessed or after the 14-day window.

NOTE: To obtain institutional access for your institution, please email