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Lisa Goins

Lisa Goins PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, RMT is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with a doctoral degree in Holistic Health.  

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Class Accreditation
All states (with the exception of Hawaii) recognize our courses for accredited continuing nursing education, CNE, contact hours.
This course is accredited by the following boards:
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15467.
Provider approved by the Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia , South Carolina Boards of Nursing through CE Broker, CE Provider #: 50-13256.  
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Vitamin D Prevents Falls in Older Adults

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Vitamin D Prevents Falls in Older Adults
For a complete list of accreditations for this course, please see the accreditation information box below the author’s bio.  All states (with the exception of Hawaii) recognize our courses for accredited continuing nursing education, CNE, contact hours.

Running out of ideas on what you can do for fall risk patients?  Are you looking for an inexpensive way to reduce falls in your facility? Just how does Vitamin D help older adults?  Is Vitamin D deficiency going undiagnosed in your patients?  Just how much money could be saved in fall prevention?  These questions and others can be answered in the course study “Vitamin D Prevents Falls in Older Adults”. See what the sunshine pill can do for your patients in this one contact hour online continuing education course.


Objectives


  1. Understanding the symptoms of Vitamin D deficiency.
  2. Learning how Vitamin D deficiency is corrected.
  3. Knowing which lab work to order for Vitamin D deficiency and toxicity.
  4. Understanding how correcting Vitamin D deficiency will reduce falls in Older Adults. 
  5. Understanding precautions in taking Vitamin D. 
 

Curriculum


Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: What is Vitamin D
Chapter 3: What is Vitamin D Deficiency
Chapter 4: How do You Test for Vitamin D
Chapter 5: When Should Vitamin D Testing be Done
Chapter 6: How Much Vitamin D Should be Ordered
Chapter 7: How Long Does Vitamin D Last
Chapter 8: What are the Precautions with Vitamin D
Chapter 9: Are There Any Toxic Effects
Chapter 10: How Much Does Vitamin D Cost
Chapter 11: Summary
Chapter 12: References

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