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Wednesday

This session focuses on training advanced practice nurses as dementia care specialists (DCS), based on the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program model. Methods will include role-playing scenarios using evidence-based tools required to perform a comprehensive cognitive assessment. These validated tools will help support a clinical understanding of person-centered care, including caregiver needs to formulate a comprehensive dementia care plan.

Note:
Prior to participating in this workshop, it is highly recommended the learner complete the DCS course available in the GAPNA Online Library.

This workshop is organized by GAPNA based on work conducted by the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program and sponsored by The John A. Hartford Foundation.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.


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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC..

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

Sponsored by UCLA and The John A. Hartford Foundation

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the participant will apply knowledge and skills to assess and manage persons with dementia and their caregivers.


Wednesday

This pre-conference practice management workshop is designed to explore the challenges faced and opportunities presented when caring for complex patients in the home. The aim of the session is to expose learners to the successes and failures in NP-driven practices. Time efficiencies, documentation, and coding for house calls, valuing your practice, payor/ACO partnerships, and community resources are addressed.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC..

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
Sponsored by Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI)

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will outline the challenges faced and opportunities presented when caring for complex patients in the home.


Wednesday

Part 1 of this workshop discusses recommendations for pharmacologic management of diabetes in the older adult population.

Part 2 of this workshop discusses how a major benefit of antibiotic stewardship programs is to reduce potential harm to nursing home residents and how a successful antibiotic stewardship program should optimize antibiotic use. Using case-based learning, knowledge and skills needed to identify, document, and manage antimicrobials will be enhanced through completion of this section of the workshop.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
Part 1:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to appropriately select medications to treat diabetes and apply considerations for diabetes management in the older adult.

Part 2: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to outline the major benefits of an antibiotic stewardship program in the long-term care population and optimize antibiotic use in the care of this population.


Thursday
GS01 - Welcome & Introduction
08:00am - 08:15am Pacific - October 3, 2019 | Room: Concorde A&B

Thursday
120 - Keynote Address - EXERCISE: The Elixir for Old Age
08:15am - 09:15am Pacific - October 3, 2019 | Room: Concorde A&B
Credits Available: 1.00 CH

Prepare to be astounded and entertained as this 80-year-old speaker, a latecomer to athletics, describes a decade of fun and outrageous adventures that encourage her audiences to “pick up your pace.”

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will cite recent research and anecdotal evidence demonstrating that regular, vigorous bicycling boosted the immune system of elderly subjects.


Thursday

Although the majority of back pain is benign and temporary, the astute clinician needs to be alert for those conditions that are not benign. This session helps clinicians develop an appreciation for red flag and non-spinal causes of back pain.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship: 
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will comprehend the rationale and evidence for a comprehensive history and physical examination of a patient with back pain and describe the red flag physical examination findings of selected non-spinal and urgent spinal causes of back pain.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
01:40pm - 02:40pm Pacific - October 3, 2019

Thursday

Hospitalization is hazardous to anyone’s health but can be downright dangerous for older adults. More than 36% of those admitted experience at least one iatrogenic event. Geriatric syndromes triggered by hospital care processes can produce devastating functional decline. This session discusses strategies to protect older adults during hospitalization.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will identify patient and hospital factors that contribute to poor outcomes in hospitalized older adults and identify strategies to protect older adults during hospitalization.


Thursday

In this session, participants learn the art of using Twitter, the most frequently used social media outlet for professional networking and conferences. Participants completing this session will be able to describe the nuts and bolts of using Twitter to enhance their professional brand, engage with followers, construct basic tweets using #hashtags and @handles, and showcase or accelerate their professional engagement to the next level.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC..

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to describe the use of Twitter to enhance their professional brand and to engage with followers.


Thursday
143 - Sleep Disturbances in Dementia
01:40pm - 02:40pm Pacific - October 3, 2019 | Room: Concorde A&B
Credits Available: 1.00 CH  |  0.30 Rx

This session describes sleep disturbances among individuals with dementia and review techniques to assess for sleep disturbances. Additionally, advantages and disadvantages of non-pharmacological and pharmacological management strategies are discussed.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will assess and utilize non-pharmacological and pharmacological strategies to treat sleep disturbances among individuals with dementia.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
02:50pm - 03:50pm Pacific - October 3, 2019

Thursday

This session reviews the pathophysiology, current evidence-based guidelines, and management recommendations for exacerbations of ARDS, pulmonary fibrosis, and COPD. Subject matter includes pathophysiology and physiologic changes that occur within the lungs for each of these conditions, a review of the current evidence-based guidelines for acute management of each of these conditions, and both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic management of these three conditions.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to identify the current evidence-based guidelines for acute management of ARDS, interstitial pulmonary fibrosis, and COPD.


Thursday
152 - Management of Obesity in Older Adults in Primary Care
02:50pm - 03:50pm Pacific - October 3, 2019 | Room: Versailles 1&2
Credits Available: 1.00 CH  |  0.50 Rx

This session provides the NP with best practices on obesity management. General care guidelines are reviewed including diagnostic criteria, strategies to reduce obesogenic medications, initiation of anti-obesity pharmacotherapy, and referral guidelines for obesity specialist and surgery. Case-based learning techniques help learners apply knowledge to real-life examples.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC..

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to identify best practice guidelines for management of obesity in older adults including pharmacology related to the management of obesity.


Thursday

This session uses didactic and case studies to educate geriatric nurse practitioners about when to refer to palliative care and when to refer to hospice by defining and differentiating between the two. Case studies demonstrate patient presentations at the time of hospice eligibility across disease states and care settings. Common myths about hospice/palliative care are dispelled and pearls for practice are shared.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC..

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will differentiate between palliative and hospice care in the geriatric patient and demonstrate the appropriate time for hospice referrals.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
04:00pm - 05:00pm Pacific - October 3, 2019

Thursday
161 - Acute Abdomen
04:00pm - 05:00pm Pacific - October 3, 2019 | Room: Concorde C
Credits Available: 1.00 CH

This session provides an overview of the presentation, assessment, diagnosis, and management of the acute abdomen in the gerontologic population. NPs will develop an even deeper appreciation for the function of the abdominal organs and what happens when that function goes awry.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC..

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will develop a stepwise approach to the assessment of the acute abdomen.


Thursday

The lack of necessary services for women living with HIV provides an important practice area for nurse practitioners. It is important that NPs discuss sexual behaviors with their aging patients, counsel them on strategies to prevent HIV and other STIs, and explain menopausal changes.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will discuss the relationship between menopause and HIV infection in women living with HIV and describe particular challenges for older women during menopause as a result of living with HIV.


Thursday

This session explains the science of diabetes in the older adult and weaves in the art of treatment. A description of the domains in need of assessment prior to establishing a treatment plan for the older adult with diabetes is provided.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to explain the science of diabetes in the older adult and identify approaches to determining treatment.


Friday

In this session, participants receive an update on federal policy activities and opportunities related to older adults, family caregivers, and building the geriatric workforce. Additionally, an update on GAPNA’s policy perspectives is provided and participants learn about helpful tools and resources that foster policy skill development.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC..

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will identify tools and resources for following federal policy and developing policy skills and describe national legislative opportunities and recent policy activities related to older adults.


Friday

You work your entire life, retire, and look forward to the next chapter when suddenly the grandchildren are moving in due to the addiction, incarceration, or lack of parenting skills of your child. What is the effect on the grandparents’ everyday life? What changes surface? What, if anything, can be done?

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC..

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will comprehend the experiences of grandparents and the challenges they face raising their grandchildren.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
01:15pm - 02:15pm Pacific - October 4, 2019

Friday

Successful surgical outcomes for older patients require meticulous planning, pre- and post-operatively. The ACS Geriatric Surgery Verification Program established a quality program with standards based on best practices to improve the care of older adults. APRNs must be cognizant of this program to help institutions meet these standards.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will describe the goals of the American College of Surgeons Geriatric Surgery Verification Program and the role of the advanced practice nurse in meeting these standards to provide best outcomes for the older surgical patient.


Friday

Palliative care improves quality of life for seriously ill patients when integrated early into their care plan. Clinicians are encouraged to acquire a core knowledge base for palliative care and to refer to palliative care specialists when needed. Recognizing the different levels of care settings in which palliative care can be provided, along with the quality measures for palliative care, is integral to advancing the delivery of palliative care.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC..

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to recognize the care settings in which palliative care can be provided and identify quality measures for palliative care.


Friday

Urinary tract infections are the second most common site of infection affecting the elderly in both primary and secondary settings. Studies have shown 30%-50% of antibiotics prescribed are unnecessary or inappropriate. It is important providers make the correct diagnosis and select the correct antibiotic for the correct duration.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to outline the epidemiology of UTI in individuals over the age of 65 and discuss antibiotic stewardship.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
03:15pm - 04:15pm Pacific - October 4, 2019

Friday
241 - Transplantation and the Geriatric Patient: Implications for the Advanced Practice Nurse
03:15pm - 04:15pm Pacific - October 4, 2019 | Room: Versailles 1&2
Credits Available: 1.00 CH  |  0.30 Rx

This session reviews the evidence related to care of solid organ transplant recipients over the age of 65, as well as offers practical advice for advanced practice providers who care for transplant patients in their practice. Underlying disease progression, indicators of rejection, important drug interactions, and chronic disease management specific to the geriatric transplant population are discussed.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will apply evidence related to solid organ transplantation in the geriatric population.


Friday
242 - Oral Care
03:15pm - 04:15pm Pacific - October 4, 2019 | Room: Concorde C
Credits Available: 1.00 CH

People with dementia often refuse mouth care, which increases their risk for pneumonia and other infections. Learn how to recognize low levels of care-refusal behavior and specific strategies to manage this behavior.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC..

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
Rita Jablonski discloses other financial/material support as the owner of Dementia Centric Solutions LLC, for which business activities include training professional or informal caregivers to identify and manage behavioral symptoms exhibited by persons living with dementia.

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will recognize care-resistant behavior during mouth care and implement strategies to address these behaviors.


Friday

This session focuses on helping APRNs understand the impact of a culturally competent approach at the end of their patients’ lives. Understanding the important concepts of cultural differences allows APRNs to keep communication open with patients and families, allowing key information to transpire, which will make the end-of-life journey for the patient as comfortable as possible.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will identify ways to approach cultural diversity at the end of life and discover methods that enable APRNs to communicate culturally appropriate care plans to the healthcare team.


Saturday

In this session, the team explores and explains marginalization within the older adult population. Tools and care strategies the APRN can use in clinical practice are presented and discussed.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will identify/understand marginalized cultures and implement culturally informed care to marginalized older adults.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
09:30am - 11:30am Pacific - October 5, 2019

Saturday

Several research and clinical projects are presented that outline the creative work advanced practice nurses are doing to advance the care of older adults.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC. 

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will describe the background and methodology used to develop each study, identify the key findings within each research presentation, and discuss the limitations and implications for future practice.


Saturday

Practicing in the post-acute environment requires vigilant awareness of policy and regulatory changes. The goal of this session is to give general overviews of mega rule, MACRA, and their clinician responsibilities. Updates on new billing codes for the SNF/LTC population and reviews of general billing, coding, and documentation principles are provided.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this session, the learner will be able to outline a general overview of Mega Rule, MACRA, and their clinician responsibilities, and identify updated billing codes for SNF/LTC.


Saturday

Experienced advanced practice nurse educators identify innovative teaching strategies that are designed to engage students in the classroom, online, and clinical setting. Examples of pedagogical approaches to adopting technologies such as augmented reality, virtual simulation, gaming, digital clinical simulation, distance interprofessional simulation, interactive video software, and creative use of apps are shared. Participants are encouraged to identify technologies that could be used in their advanced practice nursing curriculum.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC..

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will identify examples of technological innovations that can be used in the classroom setting and technological innovations that can be used for online learning experiences.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
01:45pm - 02:45pm Pacific - October 5, 2019

Saturday

A geriatric trauma model of care that takes into account the unique physiological, physical, social, and functional differences between the old and young is essential to effective management of traumatic injuries, fall prevention, and safe transitions of care.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC. 

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will differentiate physiologic changes present in older adults that predispose them to higher risk of trauma related adverse events; explore preventive, supportive, and restorative interventions to maximize post-trauma care; and prevent fall-related injury complications.


Saturday
342 - Safety and Utility of Cannabis in the Elderly
01:45pm - 02:45pm Pacific - October 5, 2019 | Room: Champagne 3&4
Credits Available: 1.00 CH  |  1.00 Rx

Older adults are the fastest growing users of medical marijuana in the United States. Medical marijuana is an important area of study for older adults because of the side effects of other medications. This session reviews the evidence regarding indications for and risks of medical marijuana use in older adults.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
Theresa Mallick-Searle discloses that she serves on the speakers’ bureaus for Amgen and Lilly Pharmaceuticals for neurosciences (migraine).

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to discuss the medicinal use of cannabinoids, supported by the research, and review practical clinical basics and safety considerations.


Saturday

Each year 2.5 million people develop a pressure ulcer/injury with more than 50% of these among persons over 65 years and at a cost of over $11 billion/year. Minimizing the intensity and duration of pressure exposure is foundational for pressure ulcer/injury prevention with every 2-hour repositioning being the current gold standard for prevention care. The science underpinning repositioning care and future directions are explored

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.

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.

Conferences Committee Disclosures: 
Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves in a consultant role as the owner of MBM Consulting, LLC.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

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

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will describe the science underpinning repositioning care and future directions.