Care refusals are one of the most frustrating behaviors exhibited by older adults living with dementia. This session provides empirically tested strategies to prevent and manage care refusals, plus methods for educating family caregivers.
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: Rita Jablonski, PhD, CRNP, FGSA, FAAN, discloses that she is the owner of DementiaCentric Solutions, LLC.
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 differences between true refusal and refusals based on fear and list three ways to prevent and manage care refusal behavior.