As the population in the United States ages, there are many opportunities to learn how to work with seniors in multiple settings in a way that supports quality care and quality of life. This certificate is designed for individuals who are working in the health care field, those who are interested in the topic, those who are working with the aging population, or anyone who wishes to prepare for careers in aging services or gerontology. Topics include nutrition and healthy aging, the healthy aging brain, physical activity and healthy aging, the role of intimacy and sexuality on healthy aging, and keys to longevity in the centenarian population.
This certificate provides an overview of specific aspects of aging, including the impact of nutrition and physical activity on the aging process, physiologic changes in the healthy aging brain, the role of intimacy and sexuality on healthy aging, and keys to longevity in the centenarian population.
10.00 Contact Hours
Participants: This certificate is relevant for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, licensed vocational or practical nurses, nursing assistants, social workers, occupational, recreation, physical, or respiratory therapists, administrators, psychologists, personal care assistants, volunteers, physicians, chiropractors, clergy, or physical fitness professionals.
The Healthy Aging Certificate consists of a total of 5 courses:
- Centenarians: Keys to Longevity
- Intimacy, Sexuality, and Healthy Aging
- Nutrition and Healthy Aging
- Physical Activity and Healthy Aging
- The Healthy Aging Brain
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Requirements: Internet access, e-mail, and Firefox, Internet Explorer (9.0 or above), Google Chrome, or Safari web browsers, Adobe PDF plug-in. Certificate program must be completed within six weeks of the start date.
You will need to create a login for your online classroom upon registration. Go to www.ed2go.com/ksuconed. Find your course by browsing the catalog or using the search bar. Click the 'Add to Cart' button (this site does not accept payments - you will not be charged here). Select your start date and then create a Username and Password. You must pass the final exam in all lessons with a score of 80 or higher AND complete the Evaluation Form in order to receive your Certificate of Completion.
If you have questions about this course, please contact the online coordinator at 470-578-3355 or email@example.com.