DrKumo Academy

The Aging Process and Working with the Elderly

RPM 202 - Working with the elderly requires showing empathy, meeting the patients’ needs, and developing a rapport with them. Understanding the aging process and the systems of care available to the elderly will enable effective care coordination. This course will enable trainees to learn about the cultural differences and the healthy aging process.

· March 23, 2023

Trainees will be able to work with elderly patients. At the end of the badge, trainees will be able to do the following:

  1. Explain the aging process and stages of life
  1. Analyze the basic needs of the elderly
  1. Explain how chronic illness is common in the elderly
  1. Define the systems of care available to the elderly
  1. Compare and contrast elderly care in various cultures
  1. Synthesize the basic ideas in the United Nations’ goal for healthy aging

Time Estimate: 3 hours

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Course Includes

  • 6 Lessons
  • 29 Topics
  • 29 Quizzes
  • Course Certificate