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Intellectual Disability (Mental Retardation); Special Healthcare Needs Course Summary
1.00  Contact Hour

This course is applicable for the following professions:

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN), Registered Nurse (RN)

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before Monday, July 31, 2017


Course Description

Authors:    Kelley Madick (MSN/ED, PMHNP) , Patricia Shuman (RN, MSN)

This course covers the special healthcare needs of patients with intellectual disabilities or mental retardation. Nurses will be able to provide examples of the characteristics some of these patients share. They will also be able to talk about issues nurses experience when caring for intellectually disabled adults, as well as how to improve healthcare for these patients.


CEUFast Inc. did not endorse any product, or receive any commercial support or sponsorship for this course. The Planning Committee and Authors do not have any conflict of interest.

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