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.
Dietary Manager Training: Hydration, Dehydration, and Elderly Clients
Learners read about the role of water, the basic physiology of water balance, and the effects of dehydration particularly on elderly clients. Tips for maintaining proper hydration are presented. In an interactive exercise, students calculate how much fluid a client needs based on his/her age, health, and weight.
In this screencast, learners categorize different metabolic activities as catabolic or anabolic and follow a glucose molecule through the processes of glycolysis, aerobic respiration, and fermentation.