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Learn how to incorporate the anticoagulant monitoring checklist into your practice. The checklist will assist clinicians in identifying areas of non-compliance, bleeding risk, renal changes, drug interactions, and fall risk.

Contact hours available until 3/25/19.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee: No planning committee member discloses a potential or actual conflict of interest.

Speakers: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and GAPNA.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to describe the necessary steps required in order to safely prescribe an oral anticoagulant drug for the older adult.


Friday

This session describes the common neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia and the factors that may lead to problematic behaviors, as well as defines the appropriate pharmacological roles for cholinesterase inhibitors, NMDA antagonist, antipsychotics, antidepressants, anxiolytic medications, and anti-seizure medications in managing NPSD. Drugs that may not have proven effective or may increase NPSD in clinical practice are identified.

Contact hours available until 3/25/19.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee: No planning committee member discloses a potential or actual conflict of interest.

Speakers: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and GAPNA.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to summarize prescribing considerations for managing the neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia.


Friday
103 - Parkinson’s Disease Symptom Control
11:20am - 12:20pm Pacific - March 24, 2017 | Room: Grand Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.00 CH  |  1.00 Rx

Enhance medical management of motor and non-motor symptoms that appear over the course of the disease leading to disability and impairment of quality of life.

Contact hours available until 3/25/19.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee: No planning committee member discloses a potential or actual conflict of interest.

Speakers: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and GAPNA.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to outline approaches to pharmacologic management of the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.


Friday

This session discusses new updates in the care of patients with heart failure and chronic disease management, including palliative care.

Contact hours available until 3/25/19.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee: No planning committee member discloses a potential or actual conflict of interest.

Speakers: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and GAPNA.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to discuss new updates in the care of patients with heart failure and chronic disease management, including palliative care.


Friday
105 - Medical Marijuana
03:10pm - 04:10pm Pacific - March 24, 2017 | Room: Grand Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.00 CH  |  1.00 Rx

Learn about the endocannabinoid system, endogenous cannabinoids, and exogenous cannabinoids as they relate to patient care. This session also provides guidance regarding safe products and practices for adult and elderly patients.

Contact hours available until 3/25/19.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee: No planning committee member discloses a potential or actual conflict of interest.

Speakers: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and GAPNA.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to have a basic understanding of the endocannabinoid system and how it relates to patient management.


Friday

This session provides a pain management overview with a focus on opioids, adjuvant therapies, and alternative therapies, and discusses barriers to care.

Contact hours available until 3/25/19.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee: No planning committee member discloses a potential or actual conflict of interest.

Speakers: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and GAPNA.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to outline prescribing considerations and treatment options available for pain management for a geriatric patient.


Saturday

The effects of aging on bowel function in older adults, as well as pharmacodynamics and kinetics of common and not-so-common drugs to mitigate constipation issues are addressed.

Contact hours available until 3/25/19.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee: No planning committee member discloses a potential or actual conflict of interest.

Speakers: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and GAPNA.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to describe the effects of common medications on bowel function in older adults and appropriate pharmacologic management of constipation, including that induced by opioids.


Saturday
202 - Living Well with COPD
09:05am - 10:05am Pacific - March 25, 2017 | Room: Grand Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.00 CH  |  1.00 Rx

Case examples of patients with COPD are discussed using a schema for understanding and explaining medications used for COPD management.

Contact hours available until 3/25/19.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee: No planning committee member discloses a potential or actual conflict of interest.

Speakers: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and GAPNA.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to discuss the primary classifications of medications used to treat COPD and their associated indications and precautions according to the 2017 GOLD initiative guidelines.


Saturday

This session reviews the new injectables and oral agents coming to market and how they can best be utilized for older adults.

Contact hours available until 3/25/19.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee: No planning committee member discloses a potential or actual conflict of interest.

Speakers: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:

This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and GAPNA.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to outline novel therapies and diabetes management related to older adults with type 2 diabetes.


Saturday
204 - The New Old Age: HIV and Hepatitis C
11:25am - 12:55pm Pacific - March 25, 2017 | Room: Grand Ballroom
Credits Available: 1.50 CH  |  1.50 Rx

50% of HIV-positive adults in the US are age 50 or older and hepatitis C is now a curable ill- ness due to treatment advances. This session emphasizes basics of antiretroviral therapy and new hepatitis C treatments.

Contact hours available until 3/25/19.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee: No planning committee member discloses a potential or actual conflict of interest.

Speakers: There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and GAPNA.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to understand considerations for initiating and managing antitretroviral therapy regimens and understand new treatment options for hepatitis C and special considerations for both for older patients.