In this learning activity, learners review the value of health and wellness as it relates to exercise, nutrition, intimacy, and spirituality. Examples of each are identified, and learners are given the opportunity to reflect on how these examples are associated with health concerns in older adults.
Learners identify various therapeutic interaction strategies to be used when working with children and adolescents to enhance self-esteem, self-concept, self-worth, body image, and coping and communication skills.
In this learning activity, learners will reflect on the meaning and impact of stereotypes in both personal relationships and work environments. Identifying behaviors, attitudes, and feelings associated with stereotypes are addressed in this activity.
Learners read definitions of terms related to legal, insurance, and advocacy issues regarding the elderly. At the end of the activity, learners test their knowledge in three matching exercises. Some of the programs and groups discussed are Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, long-term care insurance, OBRA, SSI, and CWAG.
Causes and Risk Factors of Cerebral Vascular Accidents
In this interactive object, the learner examines the causes, symptoms, and risk factors associated with a stroke. The terms "thrombus," "emboli," and "hemorrhage" are defined. A self-assessment of risk factors completes the activity.
Learners answer questions from a game board with such headings as "It Fractures Me," "Name the Disease," "Complications," and "Interventions." Up to three people can play at one time. Contestants "buzz in" their answers to accumulate points.
In this interactive learning activity, learners explore factors that contribute to the aging process. Learners calculate their age based on biological, psychological, and social experiences. Further reflection allows the learner to consider options and assess issues that impact the aging process.
Learners review normal conditions that are associated with aging. Changes are highlighted in the cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, respiratory, gastrointestinal, urinary, reproductive, endocrine, nervous, and sensory systems.
In this interactive object, learners assess an accident victim's changing condition and suggest actions that the nurse would take in response to vital signs and lab results regarding the function of Ms. Cindy's kidneys.