This course will explain how the aging process contributes to changes in the cardiovascular system. Learning objectives: 1. Explain how the aging process changes the structures and functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood; 2. Describe how aging processes become diseases and what causes them; 3. Identify the cardiovascular diseases that most affect the elderly; 4. Describe the symptoms of the cardiovascular diseases that affect the elderly; 5. Describe the treatments for and preventions of cardiovascular diseases for the elderly. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80 percent on the final exam and complete the course training survey.Continuing education: 1.0 Category 1 CPE credits by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.
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