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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 1/21/2022.

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.


Tuesday

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 1/21/2022.

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.


Tuesday

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 1/21/2022.

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.


Tuesday

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 1/21/2022.

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.


Tuesday

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 01/21/2022.

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.