Please respond to the following questions based upon these course objectives:
Distinguish between normal and abnormal physical and psychosocial changes associated with patients in the adult population aged 50 years and older.
Identify syndromes and disease states commonly managed by advanced practice nurses in the older adult population.
Critique existing protocols and best practices that address differential diagnosis, pharmacotherapeutic intervention, and resources to manage and evaluate acute and chronic illness in the older adult population.
Plan and implement therapeutic interventions to return the older adult patient to a stable state and/or optimize the patient’s health.
Examine state and federal resources influencing healthcare for the older adult population.
Effectively manage communication central to shared decision-making with other health care professionals and patients, demonstrating awareness of gender and cultural differences.
Please answer the following questions with supporting examples and full explanations.
For each of the learning objectives, provide an analysis of how the course supported each objective.
Explain how the material learned in this course, based upon the objectives, will be applicable to certification success and professional application.