2017 AMSN Convention

231 - Pharmacotherapeutics: Dementia, Depression, Anxiety, and Insomnia

Oct 14, 2017 2:00pm ‐ Oct 14, 2017 3:15pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $30.00
Members: $20.00

Description

The focus of this presentation is the treatment of elderly patients who have an altered mental status. This session also provides an overview of anatomic and physiologic changes in elderly patients. Information is provided about the biochemical alterations associated with such mood disorders as anxiety and depression. Current treatment approaches for elderly patients are discussed, along with rationales for treatment.

Contact hours available until 10/15/19.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

  • Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
  • You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

  • There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

  • There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

  • No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.

Learning Outcome:

  • After completing this learning activity, the participant will describe treatment approaches in caring for elderly patients with dementia, anxiety, and depression and provide a rationale for selection of specific medications in dealing with elderly patients.


Speaker(s):

  • Joan Frizzell, PhD, CRNP, ANP-BC, Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist and Manager, Roxborough Memorial Hospital

Credits Available


Pharmacotherapeutics: Dementia, Depression, Anxiety, and Insomnia Exam

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