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OD01 - COVID-19 Infection and Vaccine Responses
08:00am - 09:00am Pacific - September 28, 2021
Credits Available: 0.75 CH

This session addresses respiratory issues faced by older adults, including diagnosis and treatment.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:

Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Frances Eun-Hyung Lee, MD discloses that she receives other financial/material support as founder of MicroB-plex Inc., as a member of the scientific advisory board for Be Bio, Inc., from research grants from Genentech and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She further discloses involvement with the following: MicroB-plex: issued patents on MENSA diagnostics technology; licensed Emory patents on plasma cell survival media; Emory: MicroB-plex submitted provisional patents on SARS-CoV-2 serologic diagnostics.
No other speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 understand B cell and plasma cell responses in SARS-CoV-2 infection and vaccination.


Tuesday

This session describes the association between cognitive status and risk for falls with and without major injury among older adults receiving post-acute rehabilitation services at skilled nursing facilities.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:

Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 association between cognitive status and risk for falls with and without major injury among older adults receiving post-acute rehabilitation services at skilled nursing facilities.


Tuesday

As self-care providers, we believe that everybody can do yoga. Our yoga session offers breathing meditation, chair, standing and restorative floor yoga practices. Throughout this session you experience healing music of the handpan, played by Kelly Richey. Every aspect of our program is designed to energize your day and build awareness around the critical role that daily self-care provides in our lives as wellness professionals.


Tuesday

This session discusses the use of machine learning and a limited lead EEG device for objective identification of delirium with the aim of early initiation of treatment.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:

Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 educational activity, the learner will be able to discuss the use of machine learning and a limited lead EEG device for objective identification of delirium with the aim of early initiation of treatment.


Wednesday

Purchase the full Dementia Care Specialist Curriculum.

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 include role-playing utilizing evidence-based tools required to perform a comprehensive cognitive assessment. These validated tools help support a clinical understanding of person-centered care including caregiver needs to formulate a comprehensive dementia care plan.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:
No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

Sponsored by UCLA and The John A. Hartford Foundation.
No other commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 session explores updates in geriatric pharmacology including new medications, new contraindications, updates from BEERS, and hot topics in pharmacology that impact older adults.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:


Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:
No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:

This educational activity 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 at least three key updates in geriatric pharmacology and apply these principles.


Thursday

This session discusses strategies at the individual, organization, and policy levels that promote healthy aging.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 commit to at least one professional (practice, research, or education) activity that advances healthy aging.


Thursday

This session discusses the use of hierarchical condition category (HCC) coding in value-based payment models and how it enables longitudinal interdisciplinary care for the frail elderly.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:
No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Jeffrey Kang, MD, MPH discloses that he receives a salary as the founding CEO of WellBe Senior Medical.
No other speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 use of hierarchical condition category (HCC) coding in value-based payment models and how it enables longitudinal interdisciplinary care for the frail older adult.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
01:40pm - 02:40pm Pacific - September 30, 2021

Thursday
141 - Fluid and Electrolytes
01:40pm - 02:40pm Pacific - September 30, 2021 | Room: Marriott 5 & 6
Credits Available: 1.00 CH

This session explores issues related to fluids and electrolytes in the older adult patient.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 issues related to management of fluids and electrolytes in the older adult patient.


Thursday
142 - Lewy Body Dementia
01:40pm - 02:40pm Pacific - September 30, 2021 | Room: Pacific 14 & 15
Credits Available: 1.00 CH

This session discusses the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Lewy body dementia.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 difference between Lewy body dementia and other common dementias and identify a comprehensive treatment approach for Lewy body dementia.


Thursday

In this session, the components of a good advance care planning conversation are discussed for each of the five stages of the health-illness continuum, from healthy and independent to nearing death. In addition, woven through this discussion is the utilization of the geriatric 5 Ms of mind, mobility, medications, medical complexity, and what matters most to guide the interaction and help with decision-making.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:

Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 five stages of the health-illness continuum and how to address advanced care planning needs in each stage.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
02:50pm - 03:50pm Pacific - September 30, 2021

Thursday

This session provides a platform to ensure educators and nurses understand what a well-balanced diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) curriculum should include.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:

Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 determine what DEI definitions and concepts should be threaded throughout APRN curriculum.


Thursday
153 - Dermatology Update related to the Older Adult
02:50pm - 03:50pm Pacific - September 30, 2021 | Room: Marriott 5 & 6
Credits Available: 1.00 CH  |  0.50 Rx
This session discusses common dermatological issues and treatments for the older adult with ethnic skin.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:
No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 compare changes of the older adult's skin to those in skin of younger adults and more accurately diagnose and treat common skin problems in the older adult with ethnic skin.

Concurrent Sessions - Select One
04:00pm - 05:00pm Pacific - September 30, 2021

Thursday
161 - Heart Failure in Older Adults
04:00pm - 05:00pm Pacific - September 30, 2021 | Room: Marriott 5 & 6
Credits Available: 1.00 CH  |  0.50 Rx

This session discusses the 2021 updated guidelines and options for advanced therapies for treatment of heart failure in older adults.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 summarize and optimize evidence-based guideline-directed medical therapies to improve morbidity and mortality in older adults with heart failure.


Thursday

This session explores obesity and bariatric surgery considerations when caring for the older adult.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.
 
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 trends in prevalence and etiology of obesity among our aging population and identify strategies to support older adults pre- and post-operatively to promote health and well-being and prevent avoidable complications.


Friday

The 40th anniversary of GAPNA is a historic opportunity to gather members together to reminisce and share how and why the organization began. This presentation includes the evolution of the GNP (now AG) role, impact of the consensus model, and innovative creation of GAPNA’s gerontological specialist certification. We examine forces in healthcare and nursing that shaped the current AG role and discuss implications for the future. The goal of this presentation is for learners to advance their understanding of GAPNA’s growth and development as a professional organization and its enduring impact on excellence in advanced practice nursing and care of older adults.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 importance of GAPNA’s continued leadership role in shaping the future of healthcare for older adults and their families.


Friday
220 - Diogenes Syndrome
10:45am - 11:45am Pacific - October 1, 2021 | Room: Marriott 5 & 6
Credits Available: 1.00 CH

Diogenes syndrome is a rare condition that is often misdiagnosed and more common in older adults. It is a complex cluster of symptoms that includes physical neglect, hoarding, and social isolation. Using a case presentation, this session discusses the DSM criteria for diagnosis, treatment, and ongoing management. Pharmacological interventions are included.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:

Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 symptoms, treatment, and ongoing management for Diogenes syndrome.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
01:15pm - 02:15pm Pacific - October 1, 2021

Friday

This session outlines a multicenter cohort study with seven emergency departments in the USA evaluating patients with COVID-19 infection.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 delirium acute brain failure as an underlying symptom of COVID-19 infection in the older adult population.


Friday
232 - Pharmacologic Considerations Related to Older Adults
01:15pm - 02:15pm Pacific - October 1, 2021 | Room: Marriott 5 & 6
Credits Available: 1.00 CH  |  1.00 Rx

This session focuses on pharmacological issues, treatments, and updates related to older adults.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 important considerations with regard to pharmacologic treatments and medication use in older adults.


Friday

In December 2020, GAPNA published a position statement on nursing home safety within the context of COVID-19 since the pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on residents and staff in long-term care settings. This session focuses on the development and content of the position statement and features GAPNA leaders discussing current regulations related to nursing home safety, along with currently available data on the impact of COVID-19 on older adults residing in long-term care settings and the staff who care for them.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 GAPNA position statement addressing nursing home safety during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
03:15pm - 04:15pm Pacific - October 1, 2021

Friday
241 - Destination Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) in the Older Adult
03:15pm - 04:15pm Pacific - October 1, 2021 | Room: Pacific 14 & 15
Credits Available: 1.00 CH

This session discusses the use of the destination left ventricular assist device (LVAD) in older adults.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:

Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 use of the destination left ventricular assist device (LVAD) in older adults.


Friday
242 - New Drug Therapies for Alzheimer's Disease
03:15pm - 04:15pm Pacific - October 1, 2021 | Room: Pacific 16 & 17
Credits Available: 1.00 CH  |  0.75 Rx

This session discusses the use of monoclonal antibodies in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, including risks and benefits, as published in the literature.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Carolyn Clevenger, DNP, RN, GNP-BC, AGPCNP-BC, FAANP, FGSA, FAAN discloses that she has served and received other/financial material support (honoraria for meetings) as a participant on the advisory council for Genentech, maker of a monoclonal antibody treatment for Alzheimer's disease. Participation is limited to discussion of clinician perspectives on the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. She does not receive financial benefit from the sale or marketing of any drug.
No other speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 risks and benefits of monoclonal antibody therapies in Alzheimer's disease and describe the challenges of identifying appropriate patients for new monoclonal antibody treatments.


Friday
243 - Population Health and Data Analytics
03:15pm - 04:15pm Pacific - October 1, 2021 | Room: Marriott 5 & 6
Credits Available: 1.00 CH

This session explores the use of data analytics in population health, with specific emphasis related to what it means for the care of older adults.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 how data analytics can be used to support the care of the older adult population.


Saturday

This session explores the use of technology in the care of older adults.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 how emerging digital health technologies are being integrated into electronic health records for new models of care delivery and population health management.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
09:30am - 11:30am Pacific - October 2, 2021

Saturday

Research and clinical projects are presented outlining the creative work APN’s are doing to advance the care of older adults.

Project 1: Enhancing Gerontological Clinical Competency through the Use of Video Simulation presented by Laurie Kennedy-Malone, PhD, GNP, FAANP, FGSA and Autumn Henson, DNP, GNP-BC, WCC

Project 2: ADLs, IADLs, and Key Activities of Parkinson’s Disease Caregivers: A Secondary Analysis presented by Ju Young Shin, PhD, APRN, ANP-C and Barbara Habermann, PhD, RN, FAAN

Project 3: In Pursuit of Patient Partnerships to Improve Quality and Safety in Cancer Care: An Ambulatory Care Evidence-Informed Medication Project Initiative presented by Cassandra Vonnes, DNP, GNP-BC, APRN, AOCNP, CPHQ, FAHA

Project 4: Enhancing NP Student Learning in Gerontology across Specialty Tracks through Unfolding Case Studies - An Innovative Multimedia Approach presented by Tarnia Newton, DNP, FNP-C and Lori Martin-Plank, PhD, FNP-C, GNP-BC, PMHNP

Project 5: Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program: Innovative Approaches to Train Geriatric Providers and Caregivers on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias presented by Kanah Lewallen, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, GNP-BC and Jennifer Kim, DNP, FAANP, GNP-BC, GS-C, FNAP

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:

Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:

This educational activity 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 key findings of each research presentation and discuss the limitations and implications for future practice.


Saturday
322 - COVID-19 in Older Adults - A Look Back
09:30am - 11:30am Pacific - October 2, 2021 | Room: Marriott 5 & 6
Credits Available: 2.00 CH

This session addresses the factors that make COVID-19 more deadly in older adults and the efficacy of vaccines in preventing COVID-19 in older adults.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 list factors that make COVID-19 more deadly in older adults and the efficacy of vaccines in preventing COVID-19 in older adults.


Saturday
330 - Membership Meeting & Awards Luncheon
11:45am - 01:30pm Pacific - October 2, 2021 | Room: Marriott 8

Join your colleagues during this special luncheon as awards are presented to the 2021 GAPNA Excellence, Foundation, and Research Award recipients. The incoming members of the Board of Directors will be introduced.


Concurrent Sessions - Select One
01:45pm - 02:45pm Pacific - October 2, 2021

Saturday
341 - Hematology/Oncology Emergencies
01:45pm - 02:45pm Pacific - October 2, 2021 | Room: Marriott 5 & 6
Credits Available: 1.00 CH

This session focuses on oncologic and hematologic emergencies related to the care of the older adult.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:

Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 various oncologic emergencies and describe their initial management, taking into the consideration the older adult population.


Saturday
342 - Psychiatric Emergencies in Long-Term Care
01:45pm - 02:45pm Pacific - October 2, 2021 | Room: Marriott 1 & 2
Credits Available: 1.00 CH  |  0.25 Rx

Residents of long-term care increasingly have a diagnosis of dementia and/or chronic psychiatric conditions. Providers are seeing an increase in psychiatric emergencies including verbal and physical aggression, sexual aggression, suicidal ideation, homicidal ideation, and noncompliance with medications, safety protocols, and smoking policies. This session addresses the risk factors for each of these emergent situations, management of the acute episode, and strategies for prevention. Case studies are used to illustrate best practices and pharmacological interventions are addressed where applicable.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:

This educational activity 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 risk factors for psychiatric emergencies and the treatment and management of common scenarios.


Saturday

For 40 years, GAPNA has been the voice for advanced practice nurses who work with older adults in a wide variety of practice settings. This presentation provides a historical perspective on the advanced practice nurse roles in gerontology. A chronological timeline is discussed on external forces and drivers of the role. The future of the APRN gerontological specialist certification is explored with a distinct focus on the impact to GAPNA and the survival of our specialty.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 at least two potential benefits of the APRN gerontological specialist certification.


Saturday

In order for healthcare providers to be meaningful contributors to health equity and avoid activation of unconscious biases that encourage “isms,” application of evidence-based strategies that mitigate bias-influenced decisions and health outcomes is critical. This session explores why cultural intelligence is the keystone to personal and organizational development of bias management strategies for encouraging intentionality in gaining knowledge and understanding of cultural differences, planning for multicultural interactions, and demonstrating flexibility in cross cultural situations when necessary.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/2/2023.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Abstract Reviewers:
Margaret Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN discloses that she serves as an NPACE consultant on cardiology topics for primary care.
No other abstract reviewer discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity 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 apply cultural intelligence principles and bias management strategies to mitigation of bias-influenced decisions.