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Nursing Response to Elder Mistreatment - The Demographics of Aging - Module 2
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Nursing Response to Elder Mistreatment Curriculum

Module 2: The Demographics of Aging



  • Societal attitudes and assumptions about aging.
  • Population trends and characteristics related to older adults. 
  • Living with age-related impairments.
  • Data on health of the older population.
  • Generational values of older adults.
  • Identify societal assumptions about aging and how these assumptions can affect nursing care of older adults;
  • Discuss basic demographic information about the older population;
  • Recognize difficulties posed by various age-related impairments;
  • Discuss data on health of the older population; and
  • Discuss how generational values can affect an older adult’s understanding and recognition of mistreatment and willingness to seek help.
Time Allotment: 1.75 hours


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