Anxiety disorders are prevalent among older adults; however, there is significant variation in symptom expression due to co- occurring medical co-morbidities and functional changes. This session uses a case-based approach to address the risk factors, differential diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of anxiety disorders among older adults.
Contact hours available until 9/24/2018.
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:
Planning Committee: Midge Bowers discloses that she is a member of the speakers’ bureau (training only) for Amgen.
There are no other 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.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to develop a differential diagnosis for older adults with symptoms of anxiety and discuss evidence-based strategies for assessment and treatment (non-pharmacological and pharmacological) for older adults with an anxiety disorder.
PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP,
Professor and Nurse Practitioner,
University of Maryland School of Nursing