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01:15pm - 02:15pm Central - October 6, 2017

Friday
231 - The Un-Befriended Older Adult (Elder Orphan)
01:15pm - 02:15pm Central - October 6, 2017 | Room: Cheekwood ABC
Credits Available: 1.00 CH

Unfortunately, elders are falling into the category of “unbefriended.” What does this mean? How can advanced practice nurses better identify and provide support to elders who find themselves un-befriended? This session helps answer those and other questions about this ever-increasing segment of the over 60 population.

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 identify potential methods to screen for un-befriended elders and be knowledgeable on caring for un-befriended elders.



Friday

Cannabis as medicine is now available in several states and Washington, DC. It may be used to treat pain, movement disorders, anxiety, nausea, and other disorders. Many of these disorders affect the older adult who may seek treatment with cannabis. Learn the evidence for medical cannabis and research opportunities.

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 provide accurate information about the possible uses for and effectiveness of medical cannabis as well as the potential physical and psychiatric side effects and drug interactions.



Friday
233 - Recognizing Malignant Skin Growths
01:15pm - 02:15pm Central - October 6, 2017 | Room: Tennessee Ballroom CDE
Credits Available: 1.00 CH

This session reviews the vocabulary of dermatology and how to describe skin conditions accurately. Benign and malignant skin growths seen in the elderly are emphasized, with a focus on distinguishing between the two.

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 describe skin findings with more accuracy, distinguish benign and malignant skin growths in the elderly, and identify which patients should be referred to dermatology.