About This Course
15 contact hours
This certificate program is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of nurses and health care professionals who work with clients and patients of all ages. You'll gain insights into the peaks and valleys of human development and develop unique opportunities to further your relationships with colleagues and patients.
More than ever before, new theories, techniques, and views of human nature offer hope for a more penetrating understanding of human development. This certificate program addresses the characteristics, problems, and needs of people of various ages, giving you the additional knowledge and expertise you'll need to successfully care for all your patients.
Your Certificate in Growth and Development through the Lifespan will distinguish you as a knowledgeable, skilled, and committed health care professional. The program:
- provides sound knowledge on human development,
- builds skills and competencies,
- fulfills continuing education requirements for many professionals, and
- enhances professional marketability.
This certificate program is targeted toward nurses of all levels (student nurses, registered nurses, licensed vocational or practical nurses, advance practice nurses, and nursing faculty) and in all positions (staff nurses and nurse administrators).
It is also relevant for physicians, social workers, occupational therapists, recreation therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, nursing assistants, health care administrators, personal care assistants, and volunteers.
The Certificate in Growth and Development through the Lifespan program consists of 7 courses for a total of 15 contact hours.
- Growth and Development through the Lifespan: Major Theories and Issues
- Growth and Development through the Lifespan: Prenatal Development
- Growth and Development through the Lifespan: Infancy
- Growth and Development through the Lifespan: Early Childhood
- Growth and Development through the Lifespan: Middle Childhood
- Growth and Development through the Lifespan: Adolescence
- Growth and Development through the Lifespan: Adult Development
ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing nursing education only and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.
ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are acceptable for CE contact hours in all states.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 14693, for the stated number of contact hours.
California Board of Behavioral Sciences Provider Number PCE 1564. This course meets the qualifications for the stated hours of continuing education credit for MFCCs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are approved for continuing education credit for diabetes educators. All ANCC accredited courses are accepted for continuing education credit by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE).
ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. Provider Number 451562-11
This activity is being provided by ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC and co-provided by Education to Go.
Expiration Date: 9/15/13
About The Instructor
This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through
your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor
for this course will be
Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young.
Cyndie Koopsen, RN, BSN, MBA, HN-BC, RN-BC is a nurse who has cared for patients in acute care settings, community clinics, and the home. Her professional nursing career has involved nursing executive leadership and administration, staff development and education, community education and wellness, and holistic care. She has designed, developed, and presented numerous educational programs for audiences covering integrative health, promotion and wellness, and chronic disease management and prevention. She is the co-author of Spirituality, Health, and Healing and Integrative Health: A Holistic Approach for Health Professionals.
Caroline Young, MPH, has an extensive public health background that includes experience in research, workshop presentations in various areas of health care, and online and onsite teaching. She has expertise in holistic community health and wellness program design, development, marketing, implementation, and evaluation. She has also designed, developed, and presented integrative health programs for culturally diverse populations, senior populations, and faith communities. She is the co-author of Spirituality, Health, and Healing and Integrative Health: A Holistic Approach for Health Professionals.
These authors/presenters are the Co-CEOs of ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC. They have no affiliation or financial involvement that conflicts with the material or information presented in this activity. No commercial support has been received for this activity. All applicable local, regional, state, and/or national laws and regulations have been followed in the development and delivery of this activity.