The effects of aging on bowel function in older adults, as well as pharmacodynamics and kinetics of common and not-so-common drugs to mitigate constipation issues are addressed.
Contact hours available until 3/25/19.
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 Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee: No planning committee member discloses a potential or actual conflict of interest.
Speakers: There are no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) 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.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to describe the effects of common medications on bowel function in older adults and appropriate pharmacologic management of constipation, including that induced by opioids.