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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, 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

Course Price

$96.00

Customer Testimonial

Very informative and I will use as a reference guide in my profession as Life Care Planner.
Robert M.