Upon completion of this online course, the nurse will have a greater knowledge of the physiologic changes of aging, the diabetic medications geriatric patients no longer use, and the rationale for and medications on the Beers list. A case study presents the clinical reasoning in recommending agents to manage diabetes and hypertension. The presenter is Dawn M. Specht, PhD, MSN, RN, APN, CEN, CCNS, CCRN, AGACNP-BC.
Learner Outcome:Upon completion of this course, the nurse will have a greater knowledge of the physiologic changes of aging.
The planners and presenters of this course have no conflicts of interest and there was no commercial support of this activity. The course will provide .90 contact hours of CNE, upon complete review of course module, successful completion of quiz, and submitting an evaluation. Course expires 09/30/2021.
The Emergency Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider Unit No. P0232
The Emergency Nurses Association is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2322.