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Many older adults will need care in the near future. Your parents, grandparents, and other relatives might already be in need of some help. This course, written by a registered nurse with over 40 years' experience, will give you the information you need to provide the best care to these people.

Providing care is an important job and knowledge is the best way to prevent injuries for those in your care. This course includes information on home and community resources, potential health concerns, basic care essentials, and potential challenges for caregivers.

Whether you are caring for a relative or work at a senior home, taking care of someone can be one of the most satisfying and rewarding experiences, but it can also be filled with many frustrations. This course guides you as you learn how to deal with the day-to-day challenges and responsibilities of elder care.

Requisitos

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Lecciones

Module 1: Introduction

  • The Aging Process
  • Caregiving in the 21st century
  • Promoting wellness and longevity
  • Common challenges

Module 2: Home And Community Resources

  • Safety in the home
  • Legal and financial information
  • End of life planning
  • Resources for care

Module 3: Health Concerns

  • Dementias
  • Emotional and behavioral challenges
  • Physical challenges
  • Comprehensive treatment

Module 4: Basic Care

  • Nutrition and Eating
  • Hygiene
  • Mobility
  • Medication Management

Module 5: Challenges For Caregivers

  • End-of-life Changes
  • Hospice
  • Caring for the Caregiver
  • Resources for Caregiver Support

Carrera

Who is this course for?

  • Anyone who is considering a role in caring for an older adult, whether this is in a career as a geriatric nurse, a carer at a nursing home, or through volunteer with older adults
  • People with elderly relatives who would like to make sure that they are able to give the best care possible.
  • Everyone. We can all benefit from learning how to provide exceptional care and the peace of mind that we are caring for the loved older adults in our lives to the absolute best of our ability.

Posibilidades de carrera

This course could lead you to discovering the joys of nursing, working as a carer in a nursing home or assisted living facility, or considering a path towards working with older adults as a doctor. Many medical fields are focused on caring for older adults, and it may be that you find the passion of your life in one of them! 

Certificados

Para recibir la certificación, se debe completar cada página del curso y obtener al menos un 55% en los exámenes del curso. Una vez completado con éxito el curso, tendrás acceso a poder adquirir de inmediato nuestras diferentes opciones de acreditación para certificar tu éxito.

Todos nuestros cursos están acreditados por el Consejo Internacional de Estándares Educativos en línea (número de acreditación ICOES / 00763/13/36) y por la Asociación Internacional de Colegios Privados de Carreras (www.iapcc.org). Los estudiantes que completen exitosamente los cursos podrán adquirir sus certificados desde nuestra tienda.

La mayoría de nuestros cursos te otorgarán créditos a través del Desarrollo Profesional Continuo (CPD) / Educación Continua (CE). Verifica el logotipo de CPD en la página del curso. Los puntos de CPD son aceptados y reconocidos por empleadores de los sectores público y privado, e instituciones académicas en todo el Reino Unido e internacionalmente.

Creator

Patricia Bratianu

Expertise: Nursing

Patricia Bratianu is a Registered Nurse with forty years of experience in a wide array of inpatient and outpatient settings. She is a professional member of the American Herbalists Guild. Patricia earned a PhD in Natural Health. Her goal is to empower patients and healthcare workers.

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Care for Older Adults

8062 estudiantes. Acreditación ICOES. Certificación IAPCC y CPD.

8062 estudiantes. 
Acreditación ICOES.
Certificación IAPCC y CPD.

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    Acerca de

    Many older adults will need care in the near future. Your parents, grandparents, and other relatives might already be in need of some help. This course, written by a registered nurse with over 40 years' experience, will give you the information you need to provide the best care to these people.

    Providing care is an important job and knowledge is the best way to prevent injuries for those in your care. This course includes information on home and community resources, potential health concerns, basic care essentials, and potential challenges for caregivers.

    Whether you are caring for a relative or work at a senior home, taking care of someone can be one of the most satisfying and rewarding experiences, but it can also be filled with many frustrations. This course guides you as you learn how to deal with the day-to-day challenges and responsibilities of elder care.

    Requisitos

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lecciones

    Module 1: Introduction

    • The Aging Process
    • Caregiving in the 21st century
    • Promoting wellness and longevity
    • Common challenges

    Module 2: Home And Community Resources

    • Safety in the home
    • Legal and financial information
    • End of life planning
    • Resources for care

    Module 3: Health Concerns

    • Dementias
    • Emotional and behavioral challenges
    • Physical challenges
    • Comprehensive treatment

    Module 4: Basic Care

    • Nutrition and Eating
    • Hygiene
    • Mobility
    • Medication Management

    Module 5: Challenges For Caregivers

    • End-of-life Changes
    • Hospice
    • Caring for the Caregiver
    • Resources for Caregiver Support

    Carrera

    Who is this course for?

    • Anyone who is considering a role in caring for an older adult, whether this is in a career as a geriatric nurse, a carer at a nursing home, or through volunteer with older adults
    • People with elderly relatives who would like to make sure that they are able to give the best care possible.
    • Everyone. We can all benefit from learning how to provide exceptional care and the peace of mind that we are caring for the loved older adults in our lives to the absolute best of our ability.

    Posibilidades de carrera

    This course could lead you to discovering the joys of nursing, working as a carer in a nursing home or assisted living facility, or considering a path towards working with older adults as a doctor. Many medical fields are focused on caring for older adults, and it may be that you find the passion of your life in one of them! 

    Creator

    Patricia Bratianu

    Expertise: Nursing

    Patricia Bratianu is a Registered Nurse with forty years of experience in a wide array of inpatient and outpatient settings. She is a professional member of the American Herbalists Guild. Patricia earned a PhD in Natural Health. Her goal is to empower patients and healthcare workers.