Aging and Spinal Cord Injury (NL0315A)

Author(s): Claudia Moore RN, QPCM, CCM

Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CCM, CDMS, CLCP, CNLCP, COHN/COHN-S, COPS-KT, CRC, CVRP, Delaware BON, Florida BON, RNs, RRP

Credit Hours: 12

Course Description

This course discusses aging with spinal cord injury. We will present changes to physiological systems attributed to a spinal cord injury related to chronological age and the aging process.

Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage.

Course Objectives

  1. Identify and discuss changes to physiological systems that are:
    a. attributed to a spinal cord injury
    b. related to chronological age and the aging process, and
    c. caused as a result of their interaction.

  2. Review the social and psychological factors associated with aging with SCI.

  3. Discuss the relationship between sleep problems and aging with SCI including:
    a. Physiological factors
    b. Psychological factors, and
    c. Behavioral/environmental factors

Course Overview

  1. Article #1: Aging with Spinal Cord Injury - Overview
    Article #2: Introduction -- Aging Changes with SCI - 2009
    Article #3: SCIRE Project - Introduction
    Article #4: Sleep Problems
    Article #5: Alternatives to Nursing Home Care
    Article #6: Getting the Right Wheelchair
    Article #7: The Manual Chair
    Article #8: The Power Chair

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This was my first course from your website. Read it ALL DAY today. As both a person who is a SCI (25 years) and a rehabilitation and mental health counselor, I found the information personally and professionally interesting. I would definitely take one of your courses again.
Shauna B.