Describes various types of pet therapy programs and provides the research that supports emotional, social, and physical benefits to the elderly when provided in hospitals, rehab facilities, adult day care, assisted living, SNFs, and at home.
- Define Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT)
- Describe the benefits of AAT for the elderly patient
- Differentiate between volunteer and professional AAT
- Relate success stories involving AAT and the elderly patient
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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