Transition Not Crisis — Men at Midlife - PT352

Transition Not Crisis — Men at Midlife

by Joan Calandra, PhD, RN
(4.2 / 155 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Physical Therapy (1.00 Hour(s))

Price: $19.00
CE-PRO Price: $9.50


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 

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, paramedics and EMTs, health educators, pharmacists, physical therapists and physicians.
Physical therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
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OnCourse Learning is an approved sponsor by the New York State Education Department of continuing education for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants from 10/21/09 to 10/20/18.
This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners Accredited Provider GED012010TPTA2012004 for 01/01/2010 to 01/31/2013; 1601004 for 02/01/2013 to 01/31/2016; and 1902004TX for 02/01/2016 to 01/31/2019 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
OnCourse Learning is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California.
OnCourse Learning is a licensed physical therapy continuing education sponsor (#216.000275) with The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation from July 2013 through September 30, 2018.
This course has been approved as meeting the continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs by the Florida Physical Therapy Association (approval no. CP130020810 for 01/01/13 to 12/31/13; CP140021526 for 01/01/14 to 12/31/14; CP150023808 for 01/01/15 to 12/31/15; CE16-27165 for 01/01/16 to 12/31/16; CE17-539110 for 01/01/17 to 12/31/17; CE18-539110 for 01/01/18 to 12/31/18); the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association for Class 1 Continuing Education Requirement (approval no. 5031 for 05/06/13 to 05/05/14; 5694 for 05/06/14 to 05/05/15; 6154 for 05/06/15 to 05/05/16; 2016-190 for 05/06/16 to 05/05/17; 2017-233 for 5/6/17 to 5/5/18); the Pennsylvania Board of Physical Therapy (approval no. PTCE004709 for 06/22/13 to 12/31/14; PTCE007148 for 01/01/15 to 12/31/16; PTCE010082 for 01/01/17 to 12/31/18); and the New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (approval no. 1237-2012 for 05/14/13 to 01/31/14; 370-2014 for 02/01/14 to 01/31/16; 2016-939 for 02/01/16 to 01/31/18). Approval of this course does not necessarily imply the Florida Physical Therapy Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
The Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of Continuing Education offerings established by The Illinois Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 437-4867 for 05/01/13 to 05/01/14). According to the Rules for the Administration of the Illinois Physical Therapy Act (section 13460.61) published by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant applying for re-licensure in Illinois can earn a maximum of 50 percent of their required continuing education hours from self-study. The hours awarded of this course are designated for self-study CE credit.
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.

Course Originally Released on: 12/13/2004
Date of Most Recent Review: 1/29/2015
Course Termination/Update Date: 1/29/2018


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.

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Jannar C - Peoria, IL  ·  Aug 05, 2018
fairly basic, some beneficial information related to PT
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HELLER H - Pennsburg, PA  ·  Jul 13, 2018
Interesting course and informative
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Raymond W - San Diego, CA  ·  Apr 16, 2018
There's some good information provided, but Q+A portion (questions #2 and #11) of test has questionable accuracy.
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frances m - providence, RI  ·  Dec 22, 2017
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Christopher W - Belden, MS  ·  Aug 04, 2017
Good general information.
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Price: $19.00
CE-PRO Price: $9.50