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2022 GAPNA Annual Conference

342 - Navigating Polypharmacy in the Older Adult: Best Practices and De-Prescribing Recommendations


Sep 17, 2022 12:45pm ‐ Sep 17, 2022 1:45pm



Credits: None available.

Members: $30.00
Standard: $35.00

Description

Using a case-based approach, this talk provides an overview of the risks and challenges of polypharmacy in the older adult, along with practical applications for addressing this issue.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 9/17/2024.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development evaluation. You will be able to print your nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):

Planning Committee Disclosures:

There are no disclosures to declare.

Speaker Disclosures:
Shantha Franks, DNP, RN, APN, GNP-BC, NP-C, discloses that she serves as a subject matter expert for nurse practitioner test bank on McGraw-Hill’s digital platform, Access APN.

Margaret Huryk, DNP, APN-C, discloses that she serves as a subject matter expert for the ECHO project on dementia for the Joint Commission.

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support:
No commercial support 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 an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to describe the scope and impact of polypharmacy for older adults and describe evidence-based approaches to assist in de-prescribing.

Speaker(s):

  • Shantha Franks, DNP, RN, APN, GNP-BC, NP-C, Assistant Professor, Ramapo College
  • Margaret Huryk, DNP, APN-C, Clinical Professor, Seton Hall University

Credits Available


Navigating Polypharmacy in the Older Adult: Best Practices and De-Prescribing Recommendations

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