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Geriatric Failure to Thrive

Author: Dana Bartlett, BSN, MSN, MA, CSPI

Course Created: 2016

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No book to buy Duration: 1 hours
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Course Summary

This course will provide Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) with information about the causes, signs and symptoms, and treatment of geriatric failure to thrive.

Course Format

This course is based on a book and a post test. When you're ready, purchase the test by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
What is Geriatric Failure to Thrive?
  • Patient Profile in Geriatric Failure to Thrive
  • The Causes of Geriatric Failure to Thrive
  • Identifying Geriatric Failure to Thrive
  • Treatment for Geriatric Failure to Thrive
  • Summary

    Learning Objectives

    • Define Geriatric Failure to Thrive
    • Describe the symptoms of Geriatric Failure to Thrive
    • Explain treatments of Geriatric Failure to Thrive


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