Lesson 3: Aging and Chronic Conditions

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the common chronic conditions in older adults
  2. Describe the effects of medications and medication management on older patients
  3. Identify common substance use and addiction issues in older adults
  4. Discuss strategies to promote client self-management of chronic illness in older adults
  5. Describe psychosocial and physical needs of clients and family at the end of life



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