Supporting Resiliency in Older Adults: A Focus on Life’s Purpose
This activity will provide an overview of the role of resilience and PIL, examine characteristics associated with resilience and PIL and describe intervention strategies to promote resilience and successful aging in older adults.
Category
  • Behavioral health
  • Health Equity
  • Older Adults
Format
  • Webcasts
Credits
  • 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
Understanding the Relationship between Loneliness and Health Outcomes in Older Adults
This activity will discuss the relationship between loneliness and poor psychological adjustment, social isolation, depression, decreased mobility and cognitive decline.
Category
  • Older Adults
Format
  • Webcasts
Credits
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
The Impact of Aging, Hearing Loss and Cognitive Burden on Health Literacy on Older Adults
This activity will discuss the association between hearing loss and cognitive burden, as well as the potential impact of untreated hearing loss. It will provide communication and management techniques for caregivers to accommodate changes in the cognitive status of those with hearing loss, as well as tools and strategies that are recommended by the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) and how these can be put into practice.
Category
  • Managed care
  • Older Adults
Format
  • Webcasts
Credits
  • 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
Tips and Techniques for Accommodating Hearing Loss
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.
Category
  • Managed care
  • Older Adults
Format
  • Webcasts
Credits
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • ASWB - Social Workers
Diagnosing and Documenting Dementia
This activity will define neurocognitive disorders and outline the clinical practice guideline recommendations for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Risk factors, screening tools and the diagnosis and treatment of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease will also be discussed.
Category
  • Older Adults
Format
  • Webcasts
Credits
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • ASWB - Social Workers
Selecting Appropriate Treatments Based on Geriatric and Fragility Assessments
This activity will provide an overview of geriatric and frailty assessment tools that can assist in guiding cancer- and transplant-related decision making through the risk stratification of older individuals before therapy is initiated. Data surrounding the relationship among increased age, geriatric- and frailty-assessment results, and disease outcomes will also be explored. Key considerations in how to best incorporate these sometimes time-intensive assessments into practice will be outlined, along with discussion of how interprofessional collaboration among members of the health care team in the creation of care plans can facilitate quality care.
Category
  • Disease Management
  • Oncology
  • Older Adults
  • Transplantation
Format
  • Webcasts
Credits
  • ACPE - Pharmacists
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technicians
  • AMA - Physicians
  • ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • Attendance - General Attendance
  • CCMC - General - Case Managers
  • CDR - Dietitians
  • ASWB - Social Workers