Total Hours: 10
No Book to Buy - Online Text
Unlimited Test Retakes
Sponsor Approval: Please visit our provider approval page for a list of national and state sponsored approvals.
Course delivery method and format: self-paced online training.
1. Course Reading,
2. Online PostTest
3. Course Evaluation.
After successfully completing the Course Reading, PostTest and Evaluation a certificate of completion will be issued online.
The clinician will be able to identify the physical changes that are associated with aging.
The clinician will describe common psychological disorders found in aging individuals.
The clinician will identify signs of aging that may require additional care.
The clinician will be able to describe the types of care available to aging adults.
The clinician will describe the unique issues and concerns associated with substance abuse and aging.
The clinician will be able to describe intervention techniques that minimize trauma to elderly patients and their families.
Course Presenter: Ann West, M.A. has over 30 years of experience as a Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist. She’s currently the clinical director for Vista Continuing Education. She creates, designs and implements online training programs for mental health professional.
Intermediate level course
Course Description: Knowing an elder patient’s usual level of functioning and learning about any recent significant changes are fundamental to providing appropriate health care. Research shows that communication training improves trust dramatically, not only in communicating with patients, but also in assessing and building relationships with them. Communication skills are essential in understanding the issues faced by elder patients and their families. This course will explores the issues faced by aging patients and caregivers.