AGE010 - Aging and Cardiovascular Disease
This course will explain how the aging process contributes to changes in the cardiovascular system.
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.