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Adult and Geriatric Management I

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Course level: Graduate

This is the first of a two-part, combined theory and clinical course focuses on the management of common pathological conditions related to adult and geriatric patients, including implications for the individual and the family. The following body systems are addressed: circulatory, digestive, endocrine, integumentary, immune/lymphatic, musculoskeletal, nervous, renal/urinary, reproductive, and respiratory. Coding and billing are discussed. Theory, research, evidence-based guidelines, and clinical experiences guide prevention, disease management, and evaluation of patient outcomes. Identification and application of pharmacological therapies are incorporated. This course provides the health care professional with the necessary strategies to address ethical issues specific to adult and geriatric patients.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Synthesizes Information to Diagnose

Scope of practice

Treatment planning

Interdisciplinary collaboration

Why UOPX

Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) or its predecessor for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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