Best evidence on how to recognize, screen, diagnosis, treat, refer, and manage posttraumatic stress disorder as a comorbid chronic condition in older adults are discussed. Differential diagnoses of acute stress/adjustment disorder, anxiety disorders, and disinhibited social engagement disorder are described.
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 recognize PTSD is a mental health issue arising from multiple life-span traumas and manage PTSD as a co-morbid chronic condition in older adults.
PhD, DNP, PMHNP-BC, NP-C,
Assistant Professor and Nurse Practitioner,
University of North Carolina, Wilmington
DNP, MSN, GNP-BC, FAANP,
Michigan State University College of Nursing