This session helps new-to-practice clinicians feel more prepared and more confident to address older adult concerns about cognition using The Gerontological Society of America’s four-step KAER—Kickstart, Assess, Evaluate, Refer—Framework. Discussion includes the KAER Framework; opportunities to enhance workflows to improve detection of cognitive impairment; tools and resources to improve care for older adults with cognitive impairment and their care partners; and strategies to obtain appropriate reimbursement for quality dementia care.
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, participants will report the ability to describe the KAER framework and recognize opportunities to enhance workflows in their practice to improve detection of cognitive impairment.
Enhancing Early Detection of Dementia in Primary Care with the GSA KAER Framework