AGE009 - Aging and Sleep Disorders
This course reviews the effects, causes and treatment options of sleep disorders among the elderly population.
This course reviews the effects, causes and treatment options of sleep disorders among the elderly population. Learning objectives: 1. Describe the different stages of normal sleep and how they are regulated; 2. Describe the normal changes in sleep patterns as we age; 3. Explain the major sleep disorders and how they are caused in the elderly; 4. Explain the treatment options for sleep problems in the elderly; 5. Describe the methods to help prevent sleep problems in 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.