Course objectives include: 1) Distinguish between emergencies that impact the resident or client and those that affect the facility as a whole, 2) List common emergencies impacting older adults, 3) Describe when and how 9-1-1 should be called, 4) Identify safety measures the facility can have in place to prevent accidents and emergencies, and 5) Identify ways in which the facility can prepare for an emergency.
Course is approved for 1.5 continuing education units-CEUs-contact hours to the following professions:
- Nurses (RN, LVN, LPN) (all states)
- Certified Case Managers
Participants must pass the final quiz with 80% or more and may re-take the quiz as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2023.