Geriatric Syndromes

January 14, 2021

Join UPMC Sr Services for special program for WorkPartners staff 

January 14, 2021 

8:30a-10:30a 

Teams Meeting

 

In this program we will discuss several geriatric syndromes such as incontinence, falls, delirium and insomnia.  The program will focus on the idea of geriatric syndromes being multifactorial and not associated with a singular disease process.

Target Audience

WorkPartners nursing and social work

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the effects of aging on the body
  • Discuss assessment and treatment options for older adults with urinary incontinence
  • Identify causes of insomnia in the older adult
  • Explore the common causes of falls in the older adult
  • Identify the most common causes of confusion in the older adult
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 2.00 ASWB
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
12/22/2020
Course expires: 
01/21/2021
Event starts: 
01/14/2021 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
01/14/2021 - 10:30am

Speaker: Melissa Jones, MSN, RN, CDP, DS UPMC Sr Services

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:  No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

Accreditation statement
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 2.00 ASWB
  • 2.00 Attendance
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