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Post Graduate Certification in Gerontology Nursing
( PGCGN )

❖ Developmental Stages and Transitions

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, the learner will be able to:

1. Identify expected physical, cognitive, and psychosocial stages of development

2. Identify expected body image changes associated with client developmental age (e.g., aging, pregnancy)

3. Identify family structures and roles of family members (e.g., nuclear, blended, adoptive)

4. Compare client development to expected age/developmental stage and report any deviations

5. Assess the impact of change on the family system (e.g., one-parent family, divorce, ill family member)

6. Recognize cultural and religious influences that may impact family functioning

7. Assist client to cope with life transitions (e.g., attachment to newborn, parenting, puberty, retirement)

8. Modify approaches to care per client developmental stage (use age-appropriate explanations of procedures and treatments)

9. Provide education to client/staff members about expected age-related changes and age-specific growth and development (e.g., developmental stages)

10. Evaluate client's achievement of expected developmental level (e.g., developmental milestones)

11. Evaluate the impact of expected body image changes on client and family

❖ Aging Process

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, the learner will be able to:

1. Assess client's reactions to expected age-related changes (5 hours)

2. Provide care and education for the newborn, infant, and toddler client from birth through 2 years (20 hours)

3. Provide care and education for the preschool, school-age, and adolescent clients ages 3 through 17 years (5 hours)

4. Provide care and education for the adult client ages 18 through 64 years (3 hours)

5. Provide care and education for the adult clients ages 65 years and over (2 hours)

Quick Info

Duration
40-hours

Course Fees
Contact:
+1 905-276-3216

Faculty
Health Care

Language
English

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