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.