Price: Free
Course CE Credits: 
0.75 Nursing Contact Hour
Course Format: 
Course Target audience: 
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
Physician Assistants
Course Description: 

This module will provide an overview of screening considerations for older adults in the primary care setting.

Course Learning Objectives: 

After viewing this module, participants will be able to discuss:

  • An overview of older adults and chronic illness (secondary prevention).
  • Considerations for screening older adults in primary care.
  • Screening recommendations, tools and resources.
Course Disclaimer: 

The author, planning committee, and reviewers have no financial or other conflicts of interest related to this course. There is no sponsorship or commercial support used for this course.

There is no "off label" usage of drugs or products discussed in this course.

Often both generic and trade names may be used in some courses. Trade names may be referred to in a course to promote familiarity and does not suggest endorsement of any individual product over another.

Author: Sherry A. Greenberg, PhD, MSN, GNP-BC
Fellow, Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, NYU College of Nursing