{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} How to Try This: Preventing Aspiration in Older Adults with Dysphagia

Purpose of Activity

To present registered professional nurses with information on best practices for the assessment and prevention of aspiration among older adults who are being hand fed or fed by tube.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:


1. outline the background information helpful for understanding the problems of dysphagia and aspiration, including risks, manifestations, and incidence.
2. plan the appropriate interventions for patients at risk for aspiration.

Price: $24.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
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The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.





Test Code: AJNTT09
Expires: 5/31/2015
Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Published: February 2008
Authors: Janice L. Palmer MS, RN, Norma A. Metheny PhD, RN, FAAN
Categories: Geriatrics