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Older Adults and Mental Health

Program Type

Monograph

Credits

1.25 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Monday, February 24, 2020

Offline Date:

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

ACPE Expiration Date

Friday, February 24, 2023

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$4.00

  • Overview

    The healthcare industry has been preparing for what is anticipated to be a significantly larger aging population. With aging populations, comes special prescribing needs. Using mental health as a basis for the discussion, this session seeks to explore the current guidelines and controversies in the management of dementia, as well as examining the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia. A focus is placed on the role of pharmacology and the needs for integrative patient care.

    Handouts

    Homestudy PDF:   20029H01_Update.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon
  • Nurse

    Identify challenges associated with aging that can represent barriers to successful medication management
    Recognize the role and appropriate use of medications for various conditions commonly encountered by older adults
    Identify current guidelines and controversies debated in the management of the identified conditions: dementia, behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD)


    Pharmacist

    Identify challenges associated with aging that can represent barriers to successful medication management
    Recognize the role and appropriate use of medications for various conditions commonly encountered by older adults
    Identify current guidelines and controversies debated in the management of the identified conditions: dementia, behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD)


    Pharmacy Technician

    Identify challenges associated with aging that can represent barriers to successful medication management
    Recognize the role and appropriate use of medications for various conditions commonly encountered by older adults
    Identify current guidelines and controversies debated in the management of the identified conditions: dementia, behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD)

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-20-029-H01-N

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-20-029-H01-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-20-029-H01-T

    ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    PharmCon is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

    In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones
 
 


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher
Adobe Acrobat Reader


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 
 

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