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Constance Sheets, DNP, RN, GCNS-BC

Constance Sheets Instructor Bio:
Dr. Sheets has taught in the undergraduate nursing program at Valparaiso University since 2004. She is certified in gerontology and has an extensive home health background. She has co­-authored articles that have been published in Rehabilitation Nursing and Nursing Education Perspectives, and has been a content reviewer for a gerontological nursing textbook. Professor Sheets has presented her Transitional Care DNP EBP project at both the Canadian and American Gerontological Nurses Associations. Professor Sheets maintains a limited practice through Moses Caregivers in a small elderly group home environment and is a CNS trained in home hospice/palliative care. Dr. Sheets was also instrumental in developing a new service line of Transitional Care and Palliative Care at IU Health LaPorte Hospital. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, ANA, and other local community organizations. Professor Sheets also holds a supervision and leadership certificate.

Constance Sheets's Continuing Education Courses

Transitions of Care: Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI)

Transitions of Care: Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI)

This course features an interactive case study. For the best experience, please watch this course on a desktop or laptop computer.

Since the inception of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), healthcare facilities have had to improve… Read Morearrow_right

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Transitions of Care: Hydration & Fluid Balance

Transitions of Care: Hydration & Fluid Balance

This course features an interactive case study. For the best experience, please watch this course on a desktop or laptop computer.

Frail elderly residents of skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are at an increased risk for… Read Morearrow_right

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Transitions of Care: Diabetes

Transitions of Care: Diabetes

This course features an interactive case study. For the best experience, please watch this course on a desktop or laptop computer.

Diabetes has now reached pandemic proportions. Hospitalization expenditures for the disease… Read Morearrow_right

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Identifying and Preventing Common Risk Factors in the Older Adult

Identifying and Preventing Common Risk Factors in the Older Adult

Video Runtime: 76 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 45 Minutes

As people age, they are more at risk for disease and disability from the natural decline in body systems. Nurses need to be aware of factors that put the older… Read Morearrow_right

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Physiological Changes and Assessment of the Older Adult Part 2

Physiological Changes and Assessment of the Older Adult Part 2

Video Runtime: 101 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 39 Minutes

Individuals 85 years of age and older are one of the fastest growing segments of the US population (US Census Bureau, 2010). Growth in this age bracket, coupled… Read Morearrow_right

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Physiological Changes and Assessment of the Older Adult Part 1

Physiological Changes and Assessment of the Older Adult Part 1

Video Runtime: 64 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 40 Minutes

By 2030, the number of US adults aged 65 or older will more than double to about 71 million, or 20 % of the US population (US Census Bureau, 2010). The increase… Read Morearrow_right

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