2046-18: Barriers to Mental Health Care for the Older Adult: Lessons from Clinical Practice and Research

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2046-18: Barriers to Mental Health Care for the Older Adult: Lessons from Clinical Practice and Research

This presentation will explore barriers in the older adult that impact quality of life. Interventions such as resilience training can be used to improve overall experience of well-being.


Presenter:
  Maureen L. Dwyer, DNSc, APRN, PMHCNS-BC

Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.


Session Length:
  25 minutes

Target Audience:  APRN


Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe an evidenced-based intervention that can be used in psychotherapy to assist the elderly patient to overcome a barrier to successful aging.

Keywords:  Aging, Resilience, Barriers


Continuing Nursing Education:
0.5 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
APNA 32nd Annual Conference
Columbus, Ohio
Thursday, October 25, 2018
3:00pm - 3:45pm

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2020

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