This course introduces you to Various Types of Emergencies including identification and assessment elderly emergencies, how to properly manage these situations, and help you be confident in providing the standard care for each.
Diagnostic and surgical procedures are being performed in a variety of settings throughout the hospital. Procedural Sedation involves all levels of sedation.
This content provides a comprehensive course on the nutritional needs of elderly. Topics include the science of food nutrients, nutritional status, risks for malnutrition, and psychosocial aspect.
Although diabetes occurs most often in older adults, it is one of the most common chronic disorders in children in the United States. About 123,000 children and teenagers age 19 and younger have diabetes.
Domestic violence is recognized globally as a critical, public health problem and a human rights violation. It has been defined as “Physical, sexual, or emotional/psychological violence directed toward men, women, children, or elders..
Inhalant abuse is a growing trend and it can be challenging to recognize the early warning signs, which makes it more difficult to treat. There are an alarming number of youths inhaling chemicals for euphoric purposes.
Pressure ulcers can be relatively small and easily treated, but some can cover large areas of the body and can affect bones, muscles, and tendons. Pressure ulcers can be a source of serious infections, and the presence of a pressure ulcer significantly increases the risk of death.
Persons who work in the healthcare industry are at risk for assaultive events as clients and staff have high risk stressors. In California, AB 508 is a law that requires all hospitals to conduct a security and safety assessment plan to protect personnel, clients, and visitors.
Stress refers to the consequence of the failure of an organism-human or animal to respond appropriately to emotional, physical and other environmental threats, whether actual or imagined.