Title Category Credit Event date Cost
Preventing Falls in Older Adults: Risk Factors and Interventions
  • Disease Management
  • Managed care
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • NAB - Nursing Home Administers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionFalls are the leading cause of injury in individuals over age 65. Fall prevention in older adults and for those in skilled nursing facilities (SNF) continues to be a major focus for quality improvement in patient safety. Preventing these falls is an ongoing challenge to the entire interdisciplinary care team.
Advancing Health Equity Education Series
  • Health Equity
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • COPE - Ophthalmologists/Optometrists
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 The U.S. demographic profiles illustrate ours as a nation rich in cultural and racial diversity. To effectively deliver health care services that meet the social, cultural, and linguistic needs of individuals with diverse backgrounds, there is a need for cultural awareness and sensitivity.
Understanding the Relationship between Loneliness and Health Outcomes in Older Adults
  • Older Adults
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionPsychological and sociological factors have a significant influence on how well individuals age. Age-related medical issues can also lead to greater psychological distress, including depression. This can lead to loneliness, which may lead to serious health-related consequences. Social restrictions that some illnesses place upon older adults’ lifestyle can result in isolation and loneliness. This activity will discuss the relationship between loneliness and poor psychological adjustment, social isolation, depression, decreased mobility and cognitive decline.
Care Philosophy Training
  • Behavioral health
  • Managed care
  • Wellness
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Building the Foundation for a Trauma-Informed Environment and CultureSocial service and health care professionals and organizations seeking to develop trauma-informed environments and cultures will gain practical knowledge about the care principles and practices that are critical for ensuring whole-person health.
Social Determinants of Health: A Panel Discussion
  • Disease Management
  • Health Equity
  • Managed care
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionAccording to the World Health Organization, social determinants of health (SDOH) are “the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age.” There is increasing awareness that SDOH affect physical and mental health outcomes. Understanding an individual’s SDOH can help uncover social and behavioral factors that impact their health. This discussion will address the impact of SDOH for improving overall health, and also for reducing health disparities that are often rooted in social and economic disadvantages.
Adolescent Depression: Diagnosis, Management and Suicide Risk
  • Behavioral health
  • Pediatrics
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionMajor depression in adolescents is recognized as a serious psychiatric illness with extensive acute and chronic morbidity and mortality. There is a need for improved care for children and adolescents with mental health disorders, specifically depression.
Diagnosing and Documenting Dementia
  • Older Adults
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionDementia is a disorder that is characterized by a decline in cognition involving one or more cognitive domains such as learning and memory, language, executive function, complex attention, perceptual-motor and social cognition. Causes of dementia can be reversible, or they can be irreversible and progressive. There are many factors that can cause symptoms of dementia. Potentially reversible dementia symptoms include those caused by depression, stroke, traumatic brain injury and certain medications.
Promoting Health Literacy in Older Adults
  • Older Adults
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionHealth literacy is associated with cognitive function across multiple domains in older adults. Unfortunately, older adults may face additional memory and cognitive challenges that can further limit their health literacy. There are several different age-related changes that could contribute to the decrease in health literacy in older adults. Although the rate and severity of these age-related changes vary among individuals, these should be considered when assessing an older adult’s health literacy.

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