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Virginia Council Of Perioperative Registered Nurses Workshop And Semi-Annual Meeting

  • Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital 5801 Bremo Road Richmond, VA, 23226 United States (map)

Understanding and Coping with

Life Challenges

Objectives:   

Describe symptoms of menopause

Explain the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI)  study on menopause

Discuss treatment options for menopause symptoms

Recognize common sensory and cognitive deficits in older adults

Identify strategies to assist older adults with sensory and cognitive deficits.

Apply evidence-based practices in interactions with older adults experiencing sensory and cognitive deficits.

Describe medical conditions that benefit from music therapy

Describe how music therapy is integrated into treatment of disease and pain

Explain history of and future directions in the healthcare environment for music therapy

Discuss the training required for the therapeutic canine program

Discuss the role that Caring Canines serves in the healthcare environment

Discuss the positive outcomes from experiences with Caring Canines