Successful Aging Theory and the Patient with Chronic Renal Disease: Application in the Clinical Setting

Successful Aging Theory and the Patient with Chronic Renal Disease: Application in the Clinical Setting

Identification: nnj_mj11A3
Issue: May-June 2011
Volume: Vol. 38, No. 3
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Goal: To provide an overview of the application of the aging theory in the patient with chronic renal disease.

Objectives:

  1. Explain the aging process.
  2. Discuss how a successful aging process impacts quality of life.
  3. Describe the challenges for patients with chronic renal disease in their ability to undergo a successful aging process.
  4. Explain the foundational coping processes for an adult to age successfully.


Authors' Note: Names used in the Case Study section are fictional characters and not based on real individuals.

Statement of Disclosure: The authors reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.

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