4012-22: What’s in Grandma’s Medicine Cabinet? Using GRACE in a Nurse Practitioner Clinical Immersion Experience to Improve Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment for Older Adults

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4012-22: What’s in Grandma’s Medicine Cabinet? Using GRACE in a Nurse Practitioner Clinical Immersion Experience to Improve Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment for Older Adults

Need an effective way to teach NP students how to accurately assess for and treat SUD in older adults? This presentation is for you! Learn about an innovation developed to target specific addiction treatment needs in older adults. The GRACE Project design, implementation strategies, outcomes, and next steps are discussed.


Presenters:
  Kathleen Schachman, PhD, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, FIAAN, FAANP; Trisha Charbonneau-Ivey, MSHAL; Mindy Fabbro, DNP, FNP-BC; Jennifer Scott, DNP, FNP-BC

Disclosures:  The APNA planners and faculty have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.


Session Length:
  50 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN


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

  • Develop effective treatment strategies for previously misattributed management of a diagnosis of SUD in older adults.

Keywords:  Older Adult, Substance Use Disorder, Curriculum


Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.75 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 as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
APNA 36th Annual Conference
Long Beach, CA

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2025

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