The long-term impact of sarcopenia and its progression on the older individual are important to the geriatric nurse practitioner. Being aware of the specific interventions that may improve the condition of sarcopenia as well as the latest nutritional science data to support specific interventions in care can lead to improved outcomes for the geriatric patient.
Contact hours available until 9/21/2015.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Speakers have no disclosures to declare.
Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: This session has been sponsored by an unrestricted educational grant from the Egg Nutrition Center.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and 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, CEP 5387.
Define sarcopenia and factors that influence development of sarcopenia.
State dietary factors and physical activity factors that influence sarcopenia and three ways in which to prevent sarcopenia via diet and exercise.
State the factors that influence motivation and ways to help motivate older adults to engage in behaviors that will prevent development of sarcopenia.