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Cultural Factors Regarding Sexuality


This course is designed to offer senior care professionals insight into the cultural components that form an individual's concept of sexuality in order to promote a more culturally competent unit of care.


This course will lead to an increased understanding of the cultural factors of sexuality and their implications that affect sexual decisions and rights of the resident.

This course will address the following topics:

  • Sexuality as a social construct
  • Sexuality and aging
  • Cultural perceptions of sexuality and masturbation
  • Same-sex couples within a nursing home or assisted living community
  • Cross-cultural sexual diversity
  • Social organization of sexual relations
  • Gender roles and sexuality


This course includes a pre-test to identify areas to focus on. Course content that allows you to read the material on screen or print it to read off screen and retain for future reference. A final test to demonstrate knowledge. Once the final test is competed with a 70% passing score you will be able to print your certificate immediately.

course quick facts
course code 121
cost $49.95
estimated time to
complete course
4 Hours
course materials
360 Days

Tor Edwards


Good explaination of the elderly desires and hormonal changes, and cultural information of other countries. Linda M.

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