Sarcopenia is a geriatric syndrome that has been acknowledged and coded in the ICD-10 as of October 2016. It is not well recognized among healthcare providers despite the serious risks to quality of life, including mobility, independence, and mortality in acute and chronically ill patients. Prompt recognition and treatment is essential to preventing or delaying the development of sarcopenia. Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information Contact hours available until 9/29/2020. 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. Conferences Committee Disclosures: Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves as a consultant for MBM Consulting, LLC. Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare. Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared. Accreditation Statement: This session 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 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 CEP5387. Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be more knowledgeable about evidence-based interventions to accurately assess, prevent, and treat sarcopenia in older adults.