Functional Assessment in the Older Adult

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This webquest is on functional status assessment and what type of nursing interventions are appropriate for individuals with functional decline.   


After reviewing this webquest, the health professional will be able to:
Describe the aging process and functional decline in the older adult
Explore rationales used to assess functional status
Describe different functional status assessments using proven methodology
Identify nursing interventions to help promote functional status
Describe the importance of functional status education
Understand and describe Dorothy Orem's self care theory of nursing


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