This presentation reviews how to identify and treat common mental health concerns in homebound older adults, the role of social isolation, trauma-informed approaches to care, and suicide trends in older adults as well as prevention strategies. It also reviews national, evidence-based strategies that have been used to help relieve social isolation and identify mental illness or distress in homebound older adults.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 9/26/2022.
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, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Conferences Planning Committee Disclosures: No planning committee member 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 be able to identify and treat common mental health concerns present in homebound older adults and identify national strategies used to address social isolation and mental illness in the homebound.
Assistant Professor and Nurse Practitioner,
Wake Forest Baptist Health