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Caring for Children in Foster Care: Navigating Support Systems
  • Pediatrics
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionThe goal of the foster care system is to promote the well-being of children and adolescents by providing for their health, safety, stability and permanency. Nearly 75 percent of children are placed in foster or kinship care because of abuse and/or neglect by parents due to substance abuse, addiction, extreme poverty, mental illness, homelessness or transience, domestic violence and criminal activity. These children present with behavioral problems well above their peers.
Caring for Children in Foster Care: Psychotropic Medication Overuse
  • Pediatrics
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionThe goal of the foster care system is to promote the well-being of children and adolescents by providing for their health, safety, stability and permanency. There has been increasing alarm over psychotropic medication use for children and youth in foster care across the country. Given the rates of psychotropic drug use among children in foster care, there is growing concern that these medications may be taking the role of an easy fix in managing care, and the results can be tragic.
Caring for Children in Foster Care: Managing Care Transitions and Placements
  • Behavioral health
  • Pediatrics
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionThe goal of the foster care system is to promote the well-being of children and adolescents by providing for their health, safety, stability and permanency. Nearly 75 percent of children are placed in foster or kinship care because of abuse and/or neglect by parents due to substance abuse, addiction, extreme poverty, mental illness, homelessness or transience, domestic violence and criminal activity. These children present with behavioral problems well above their peers.
Medical Home Care for the Child with Medical Complexity: Care Coordination and Shared Decision Making
  • Disease Management
  • Managed care
  • Pediatrics
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionChildren with medical complexity (CMC) have multiple chronic conditions and require an array of health care professionals (HCPs) to manage their care. Effective care coordination (CC) is essential to addressing the fragmented and often inefficient care that these children frequently encounter, and building systems that work for their complex health care needs.
Global Is Local! How Does Global Health Impact Us?
  • Disease Management
  • 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 descriptionThe world is facing multiple health challenges. These range from outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases like measles and diphtheria, increasing reports of drug-resistant pathogens, and growing rates of obesity and physical inactivity to the health impacts of environmental pollution and climate change and multiple humanitarian crises.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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