Common Infections in the Older Adult
This course focuses on common conditions seen in geriatric
patients with special attention to the nursing home and the nurse’s role in the
management of these conditions, with consideration given to race and culture.
The course provides a complete review of HIV, urinary tract infections, and
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Off-label medication use will be discussed in
this course and when an off-label medication is discussed it will be clearly
labeled as an off-label use. GeriCEU, LLC does not endorse off-label
medication use, but it is mentioned so the readers understand why some
clinicians utilize medications off-label.
In order to receive credit for this
course the exam must be passed and payment must be made. An evaluation form is
offered after passing any exam.
A passing grade of at least 70% needs
to be achieved on this exam and
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common signs and symptoms of a urinary tract infection in the geriatric patient.
steps in the evaluation of a urinary tract infection in the geriatric patient.
management options used in urinary tract infections
List four risk
factors for the development of Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea.
contrast the signs and symptoms of mild versus severe Clostridium difficile
diagnostic tests used in the diagnosis of Clostridium difficile
contrast the treatment options in mild versus severe Clostridium difficile
Compare and contrast human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired
immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
List four groups of people that are at increased risk for HIV.
treatment options for HIV and AIDS.
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no commercial support or sponsorship for these activities.
author, planning committee and feedback personnel have declared no
conflict of interest.
GeriCEU, LLC does not endorse any commercial products
displayed in our courses. Off-label medication use may be discussed
in some courses.
GeriCEU, LLC does not endorse off-label medication use, but
it may be mentioned so the readers understand why some clinicians
utilize medications off label.
If off label medication is discussed it will be clearly
marked as off-label.