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Course Description

Aging presents unique challenges to an individual’s spiritual growth, development, and expression. This course examines the process of spiritual development in the aging individual, including the relationship between loss, hope, love, sexuality, religion, health, and spirituality, the roles of spirituality and religion in helping the aging adult cope with personal difficulties, and the importance of cultural wisdom and spiritual elders.

Course Purpose

The goal of this course is to examine the process of spiritual development in the aging individual. It explores the relationship between loss, hope, love, sexuality, religion, health, and spirituality in the older adult. In addition, it discusses the roles of spirituality and religion in helping the aging adult cope with personal difficulties, stress, surgery, chronic disease, and cancer. Finally, it considers the importance of cultural wisdom and spiritual elders.

Course Objectives

Upon completion you will be able to do the following:

  1. Describe the unique spiritual challenges of aging.
  2. Describe the process of spiritual development in the aging individual.
  3. Explain the relationship between loss, hope, spirituality, and aging.
  4. Describe the relationship between love, sexuality, and spirituality in the older adult.
  5. Explain the relationship between religion, spirituality, aging, and health.
  6. Identify how spirituality and religion help the aging adult cope with personal difficulties, stress, surgery, chronic illness, and cancer.
  7. Describe cultural wisdom and the role of spiritual elders.

Topics

  • Advance Practice
  • Behavioral Health
  • Case Management
  • Complementary and Alternative Health
  • Cultural Competency
  • Home Health
  • Integrative Health
  • Long-Term Care
  • Med/Surg
  • Men’s Health
  • Mental Health
  • OB/GYN
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Oncology
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Psychiatric Health
  • Social Work
  • Spirituality
  • Wellness
  • Women's Health

Professions

  • Health Education
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Other
  • Psychology
  • Social Work

Accreditation

American Board of Managed Care Nursing - The American Board of Managed Care Nursing recognizes all of ALLEGRA Learning Solutions' ANCC accredited courses for continuing education credit for Certified Managed Care Nurses (CMCNs).

ANCC—American Nurses Credentialing Center - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

AOTA—American Occupational Therapy Association - American Occupational Therapy Association.

ASWB—Association of Social Work Boards - Association of Social Work Boards.

California Board of Registered Nurses - Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 14693 for the number of hours stated.

California Department of Health, Aid, and Technician Certification Section - The California Department of Health, Aid, and Technician Certification Section accepts continuing education offered by CA-BRN approved providers.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE BROKER after successful completion.

Florida Board of Massage Therapy - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Florida Board of Nursing - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the Florida Board of nursing (CE Provider # 50-12076). Courses are automatically submitted to CE Broker.

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Broker Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE Broker after successful completion.

Florida Board of Respiratory Care - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Broker Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE Broker after successful completion.

Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Broker Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE Broker after successful completion.

Florida Council of Licensed Midwifery - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Broker Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE Broker after successful completion.

Florida Office of School Psychology - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Broker Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE Broker after successful completion.

NAADAC—The National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors - ALLEGRA Learning is an approved provider with the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) (Provider #813).

State Accreditation

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are acceptable for continuing education in...

  • All States
  • Texas
  • Cost: $22.00

  • Contact Hours: 2.20

  • AOTA CEUs: 0.22

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