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Central PA (Geisinger) Depression After completing this course, learners will successfully be able to: define depression; review the signs and symptoms of depression; state available treatment options and ways to get help. 0.5
Central PA (Geisinger) Diabetes After completing this course, learners will successfully be able to: identify signs of Diabetes; list treatments for Diabetes; identify self care skills; recognize the differences between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes; recognize the differences between hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia. 0.5
Central PA (Geisinger) Down Syndrome After completing this course, learners will successfully be able to: list several common traits of Down Syndrome; describe several medical tests involved in prenatal detection; identify several health complications associated with Down Syndrome. 0.5
Central PA (Geisinger) Dysphagia After completing this course, learners will successfully be able to: list the four stages of swallowing; recognize causes of Dysphagia; list strategies to promote safe eating; identify special examinations that are used in severe cases or where the cause in not known. 0.5
Central PA (Geisinger) Effective Communication Skills After completing this course, learners will successfully be able to: explain the four steps to productive health care meetings; discuss the importance of knowing the individual’s baseline and reporting any changes in their health and behaviors; review effective communication skills. 0.5
Central PA (Geisinger) Epileptic Seizure Management After completing this course, learners will successfully be able to: define two main categories of seizures; cite the general care during a seizure; identify appropriate times to call the doctor. 0.5
Central PA (Geisinger) Falls Prevention After completing this course, learners will successfully be able to: list several risk factors; recognize environmental hazards; state possible consequences of falls. 0.5
Central PA (Geisinger) GERD After completing this course, learners will successfully be able to: discuss the difference between acid reflux and GERD; list some lifestyle changes to help reduce the frequency of GERD symptoms; list some medications used to treat GERD. 0.5
Central PA (Geisinger) Health Effects of Cigarette Smoking After completing this course, learners will successfully be able to: discuss the harmful effects of cigarette smoking on the body; discuss the harmful effects of second hand smoke; and identify the health benefits of quitting smoking. 0.5
Central PA (Geisinger) Healthy Weight Awareness After completing this course, learners will successfully be able to: give the reasons for weight management; list some causes for overweight and obesity; name the key factors to weight management; use the food pyramid. 0.5