Geriatric Syndromes

Pittsburgh, PA US
September 15, 2020

The purpose of this program is to review the effects of aging on the body and the multifactorial impact on morbidity and poor outcomes.     

Schedule

Program begins at 10:00 am  and adjourns at 11:00 am Total Education Time:  1 Hour

Time

Content

Presenter

10:00 – 10:30

Define geriatric syndrome, identify typical geriatric syndromes i.e. falls, chronic pain, incontinence, hearing/vision problems, insomnia, delirium, malnutrition, (depression, dementia-further discussed in later programs)

Melissa Jones

10:30 – 10:45

Discuss evidence-based treatment approaches for each geriatric syndrome defined

Melissa Jones

10:45 – 11:00

Discuss resources for patient, family, consumer education/Q&A

Melissa Jones

Target Audience

RNs / SW / Health Coaches / Dieticians

Learning Objectives

  1. Define geriatric syndrome and the impact on health outcomes.
  2. Discuss evidence-based interventions for typical geriatric syndromes.
  3. Identify educational resources for patients, and their families to facilitate learning about risk reduction strategies.

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/13/2020
Course expires: 
09/30/2020
Event starts: 
09/15/2020 - 10:00am
Event ends: 
09/15/2020 - 11:00am

Schedule

Program begins at 10:00 am  and adjourns at 11:00 am Total Education Time:  1 Hour

Time

Content

Presenter

10:00 – 10:30

Define geriatric syndrome, identify typical geriatric syndromes i.e. falls, chronic pain, incontinence, hearing/vision problems, insomnia, delirium, malnutrition, (depression, dementia-further discussed in later programs)

Melissa Jones

10:30 – 10:45

Discuss evidence-based treatment approaches for each geriatric syndrome defined

Melissa Jones

10:45 – 11:00

Discuss resources for patient, family, consumer education/Q&A

Melissa Jones

UPMC Health Plan
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States

Melissa Jones, MSN, RN, CDP, DS

UPMC Senior Services, Geriatric Nurse Educator

 

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.

CCM CE will be provided:  1 CE and sent from UPMC Health Plan nurse planner

SW CE will be provided:  1 CE and sent from the Pitt School of Social Work

Available Credit

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