This session, highlighting the work of the GAPNA Geropsych SIG, explores between the mind and heart in older adults. Using an unfolding case study, cultural influences and risk factors related to cardiovascular disease and psychiatric conditions are considered. The interactions of cardiologic and psychotropic effects are viewed through the lens of aging. The session ends with a heart and mind somatic mediation.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 9/30/2025.
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: There are no 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 a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, participant will report the ability to identify multiple factors impacting older adults with comorbid cardiovascular and psychiatric conditions.
Mending the Heart and Mind – The Intersection of Cardiovascular Disorders and Geropsychiatry