3405-21: Geriatric Psychiatry Clinical Pearls

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3405-21: Geriatric Psychiatry Clinical Pearls

Offering on-the-ground strategies to nurses working with older adults or their caregivers in every adult setting, this session reviews the latest innovations in professional treatment, psychosocial interventions, and virtual care. The pandemic has been tragic for older adults; our support is desperately needed. 


Presenters:
  Kathryn Kieran, MSN, RN/CNP, PMHNP-BC; Jennifer Junko Holiman, MSN, RN/CNP, PMHNP-BC

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will be discussed during this presentation.


Session Length:
  41 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  • Differentiate three antipsychotics and their relative risks and benefits in older adults. 

Keywords:  Older Adults, Dementia, Psychopharmacology


Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.75 contact hours (0.25 in pharmacology).  * 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 as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
APNA 35th Annual Conference

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2023

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