Men in their midlife years enter the healthcare system in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings. Healthcare providers across disciplines need to be aware of the many social, psychological and physiological factors associated with male midlife transition.
The purpose of this program is to instruct nurses, health educators, physical therapists and pharmacists on recent developments in the biopsychosocial aspects of middle-aged men’s health. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Explain male adult and early childhood psychosocial development and the link to middle-age behaviors and psychiatric problems
- Describe the physical, sexual, emotional and behavioral effects of testosterone
- Describe health and psychological risk factors for disease and death for middle-aged men and healthy lifestyles that can mitigate these risks
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, paramedics and EMTs, health educators, pharmacists, physical therapists and physicians.
Health educators: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.
Sponsored by OnCourse Learning, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
Provider ID: CA0084 (98709) for 01/01/2012 to 12/31/2015, 114941 for 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2019.
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Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.
Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.