According to a recent CDC report, over 20% of adults ages 65 or older have a mental health concern, but only about two-thirds receive treatment. Emphasizes the need to address the mental health of our elderly population by reviewing assessment strategies and specific treatment options.
- Discuss reasons why our nation’s elderly are not receiving adequate mental healthcare
- Describe the mental health conditions that are most common in the elderly population
- Elaborate on conventional and non-conventional treatment options for these mental health conditions
- Identify ethical principles to be considered when addressing the elderly patient’s mental healthcare needs
This course is in a written format, and your certificate will be available for download immediately after successful completion of the course! A score of 70% or greater is required to pass.
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