As America’s elderly population continues to grow, there will be more demand for clinicians who are prepared to care for older adults with multiple chronic illnesses. Recent advancements in health IT can be used effectively to transform care delivery for older adults and engage them in their own care. This session discusses the current status of health IT, challenges for clinicians, and strategies to overcome these challenges.
Contact hours available until 9/20/2016.
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.
Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Faculty, planners, authors, and speakers have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
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.
• Identify the current national health IT trends and their implications for the care of older adults. • List technologies that can help older adults maintain their safety and independence in the community. • Discuss health IT competencies required for clinical practice.