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Adult And Geriatric Management II

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This two-part, combined theory and clinical course focuses on the management of common pathological conditions related to the musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, hematological, and genitourinary systems of adults and geriatric patients, including implications for the individual and the family. The management of psychiatric issues and skin pathology are discussed. Theory, research and clinical experiences emphasize 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.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 4
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 8 weeks

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    Dermatologic Disorders

    • Demonstrate inter-professional collaboration with appropriate case presentation.
    • Evaluate interventions that promote lawful practice based on federal and state regulations, which includes the methodology of practice (California students: specifically Standardized Procedures and furnishing number).
    • Incorporate cultural preferences, values, health beliefs, and behaviors into the treatment plan utilizing Watson’s theory.
    • Clinical: Obtain and accurately document a relevant health history for patients in all phases of the individual and family life cycle.
    • Clinical: Perform and accurately document appropriate comprehensive or symptom-focused physical examinations on patients, including developmental and behavioral screening and physical system evaluations.
    • Clinical: Perform and accurately document appropriate comprehensive or symptom-focused physical examinations on patients, including developmental and behavioral screening and physical system evaluations.
    • Clinical: Formulate comprehensive differential diagnoses while considering epidemiology, environmental and community characteristics, and life stage development, including the presentation seen with increasing age, family, and behavioral risk factors.
    • Clinical: Provide health protection, health promotion, disease prevention interventions, and treatment strategies to improve or maintain optimum health for all family members.
    • Clinical: Treat common acute and chronic physical and mental illnesses and common injuries.
    • Clinical: Practice lawfully based on federal and state regulations, which includes the methodology of practice (California students: specifically Standardized Procedures and furnishing number).
    • Obtain, document, and articulate an accurate, relevant health history for patients in all phases of the individual and family life cycle, including spiritual, lifestyle, and cultural considerations.
    • Perform and accurately document appropriate comprehensive or symptom-focused physical examinations on patients, including developmental and behavioral screening and physical system evaluations.
    • Order, perform, and interpret age-, gender-, and condition-specific diagnostic tests and screening procedures.
    • Formulate comprehensive differential diagnoses while considering epidemiology, environmental and community characteristics, and life stage development, including the presentation seen with increasing age, family, and behavioral risk factors.
    • Plan health protection, health promotion, disease prevention interventions, treatment strategies, and patient education to improve or maintain optimum health for all family members.
    • Develop and implement a treatment plan for common, acute, and chronic physical and mental health conditions and incorporate patient’s spiritual, lifestyle, and cultural preferences.
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