The bedside nurse plays a key role in identifying and treating hospitalized patients with vascular dementia. This evidence-based session reviews pathophysiology and standardized identification tools, with both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions described.
Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.
Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA).
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.
Outline risk factors for vascular dementia.
Identify two drug classifications currently used in the treatment of vascular dementia.
List three non-pharmacological interventions for use in the care of the patient with vascular dementia.