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04:00pm - 05:00pm Central - October 5, 2017

Thursday

Osteoporosis and osteopenia are prevalent problems among older adults. This session provides an update on standard of care for diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up to optimize older adults’ bone health, including the application of calcium/vitamin D and newer biologic agents.

Contact hours available until 10/7/19.

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.

Conference Committee Disclosures:

  • There are no disclosures to declare.

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 continuing nursing education 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 have knowledge of current pharmacologic clinical practice guidelines for osteoporosis/osteopenia.



Thursday
162 - Deprescribing: What It Is and How Do You Do It?
04:00pm - 05:00pm Central - October 5, 2017 | Room: Tennessee Ballroom CDE
Credits Available: 1.00 CH  |  1.00 Rx

Polypharmacy is highly prevalent and associated with numerous geriatric syndromes and additional adverse outcomes. Several tools exist to help identify potentially inappropriate medications. This session highlights the epidemic of polypharmacy and provide a structured patient-centered framework for deprescribing among older patients.

Contact hours available until 10/7/19.

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.

Conference Committee Disclosures:

  • There are no disclosures to declare.

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 continuing nursing education 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 apply a patient-centered framework for deprescribing medications among older adults.



Thursday

This session was designed to update the advanced practice nurse in a primary care or nursing home setting on unique healthcare needs of America’s aging veterans. Special attention is given to discussion of end-of-life care for veterans with dementia and access to VA services.

Contact hours available until 10/7/19.

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.

Conference Committee Disclosures:

  • There are no disclosures to declare.

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 continuing nursing education 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 knowledgeable on the unique health care needs of America’s aging veterans.