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321 - In-Depth Focus Session

‐ Oct 3, 2015 10:30am

Credits: None available.

Project 1: An NP-Led Heart Failure Education Program for Certified Nursing Assistants in a Long-Term Care Facility
Project 2: Increasing Completion Rates for Advance Care Directives
Project 3: The Influence of a "Preflight" Checklist on Transition of Care between Senior Facility, EMS, and the Emergency Department
Project 4: Improving Communication in End-of-Life Care for Nurses and Nursing Assistants in Long-Term Care Facilities
Project 5: The Psychiatric Background Assessment Recommendation - Interprofessional Communication Tool (PBAR-ICT): Improving Communication of a Critical Geropsychiatric Situation (CGS) to Reduce Antipsychotic Medications in Persons with Dementia in Arkansas Primary Care Settings

This session showcases innovative projects that GNPs have created and implemented in such areas as antipsychotic reduction, increasing completion rates for advanced care directives, and other projects that may cross the spectrum of acute to long-term care. Focus of discussion includes innovation and current outcomes achieved.

Contact hours available until 10/3/2017.

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 and Planners Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Faculty and planners have no disclosures to declare.

Speaker: Melodee Harris discloses that she serves in a consultant capacity as Geropsychiatric Nursing Initiative Project Director.

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.

1. Describe the background and methodology used to develop each project.
2. Review the key findings within each project.
3. Discuss the limitations and implications for future practice.



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