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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To describe the importance of sexual expression to health and well-being in older adults.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify the unique needs of older adults who want to stay or become sexually active.
  2. Recognize barriers to safe and satisfying sexual relationships in older adults.
  3. Outline nursing interventions for addressing sexuality in this population.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 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 Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: NMIE1116A
Published: Nov/Dec 2016
Expires: 12/4/2020
Collections: CESaver
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Karen Cooper, MS, RN; Vicky P. Kent, PhD, RN, CNE; Elizabeth P. Crusse, MA, MS, RN, CNE
Categories: Geriatrics , Long Term Care
Specialties: Gerontology, Primary Care