Practical Pearls for Geriatric Assessments
This webinar provides an overview and discussion of essential aspects of the of geriatric patient. Designed for nurses who provide care to older adults in the long-term care setting, this program will assist in developing assessment skills to identify urgent problems that commonly occur in older patients/clients.
Presenter: Barb Bancroft, RN, MSN, NP
Barb Bancroft has provided more than 2,800 continuing education events on clinical topics pertaining to pathophysiology, physical assessment, and pharmacology to health care professionals throughout the United States and Canada. She has been the motivational keynote speaker on health maintenance topics for numerous nursing associations, medical associations and dental associations as well as for corporate groups and events. She has held faculty positions at the University of Virginia, the University of Arkansas, Loyola University of Chicago, and St. Xavier University of Chicago. She has provided courses on Advanced Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Physical Assessment to graduate and undergraduate students. Barb Bancroft is the author of eight books: Medical Minutiae (1999), An Apple a Day: The ABCs of Diet and Disease (2002), Live a Little, Laugh a Lot (2004), Kiss My Asparagus (2012), Geriatric Gems (2018), Focus on Pharmacology (2019), Plants or Pills? (2019), and her latest 2019 release—Laughing My Aspirin Off. Barb is a fascinating, highly informative speaker whose dynamic and humorous presentation style makes learning enjoyable. She provides a wealth of clinical information that can be applied to everyday practice.
Continuing Education Details:
Nursing and Administrators ― This activity has been approved for one clock hour each of continuing education credit by The Illinois Health Care Association, an approved sponsor of continuing education by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.