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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.
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.
Chronic Pain Reconsidered: The Role of Neural Circuits in the Brain
  • Wellness
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionThis on-demand webcast is the first part of a three-part series. This series will walk through the physiology of pain, including recent ground-breaking concepts in our understanding of the mechanisms of pain. Faculty will examine the evidence supporting the use of complementary approaches to pain and review research exploring the interrelationships between pain, stress and sleep. Webcasts 2 and 3 will be available early 2020. 
The Relationship Between Pain, Stress and Sleep
  • Wellness
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionThere is a growing body of research that explores the interrelationships between pain, stress and sleep. This activity will review the interrelationship of pain and sleep on physical activity, stress and behavior, as well as the importance of assessing sleep quality for individuals with pain. Dr. Schubiner will also highlight techniques to reduce stress and improve sleep.Provided byThis activity is jointly provided by OptumHealth Education and Healthcare Transformation – UnitedHealth Group Alliances.
Tools and Techniques for Managing Pain: Complementary and Integrative Approaches
  • Wellness
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionEvidence indicates that people with both acute and chronic pain can benefit from complementary management approaches. This activity will examine and evaluate the evidence supporting these approaches to pain management, including a review of usual care for common pain conditions. Dr. Bonakdar will also discuss the impact of individuals’ implicit beliefs on their choices; judgments; and nonverbal, pain-related behaviors.
Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing: Providing Personalized Medicine
  • Disease Management
  • Wellness
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionGenetic testing, marketed directly to customers, has become more and more prevalent and is expanding the number of people who are obtaining information about their DNA (or genome). Consumers send in a DNA sample and receive their results directly; in most cases, bypassing a health care professional (HCP). Consumers may receive confusing or unexpected results and may be in need of competent guidance from a knowledgeable HCP.
Tips and Techniques for Accommodating Hearing Loss
  • Managed care
  • 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 descriptionHearing deficits are highly prevalent among older adults and are associated with declines in cognitive, physical and mental health. For people living with hearing loss, conversations can be a challenge. Effective communication techniques can positively impact both individuals who are hard of hearing as well as their significant others and/or caregivers. This activity will discuss challenges surrounding hearing health care for individuals with hearing loss, including older adults, and highlight effective techniques, tools and resources for these individuals.
Genetic Testing and Treatment: Part 1, Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Disease Management
  • Wellness
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionGenetic/genomic testing and treatment is continually evolving. The goal of this activity is to assist health care professionals (HCPs) in understanding how the vast and growing field of genetic testing can impact the plan of care and treatment for individuals with neuromuscular diseases.
Addressing Maternal Mortality
  • Health Equity
  • Wellness
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
$0.00 Activity descriptionMore American women are dying of pregnancy-related complications than in any other developed country. African American, Native American and Alaska Native women are about three times more likely to die from causes related to pregnancy compared to white women in the U.S. Both societal and health system factors contribute to unacceptably poor maternal health outcomes related to pregnancy and childbirth.

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