Successful surgical outcomes for older patients require meticulous planning, pre- and post-operatively. The ACS Geriatric Surgery Verification Program established a quality program with standards based on best practices to improve the care of older adults. APRNs must be cognizant of this program to help institutions meet these standards.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information
Contact hours available until 10/5/2021.
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 goals of the American College of Surgeons Geriatric Surgery Verification Program and the role of the advanced practice nurse in meeting these standards to provide best outcomes for the older surgical patient.
DNP, ACNP-BC, AOCN, GCN,
Clinical Program Coordinator,
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore