Price: 
$30.00
Course Expiration: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Course CE Credits: 
1 Nursing Contact Hour
Course Format: 
Asynchronous (Self-Paced)
Course Target audience: 
RNs
Course Description: 

These continuing education modules represent a component of the Geropsychiatric Nursing Initiative to provide online learning in mental health and aging for advanced practice registered nurses and other graduate-prepared nurses and nursing students. The modules were made possible through generous support from the Geropsychiatric Nursing Initiative, a partnership of the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence, the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. A special thank you to leaders of the John A. Hartford Foundation’s Geropsychiatric Nursing Collaborative for their consultation and support for these continuing education modules and vision for geropsychiatric nursing.

Each module is available individually at $30.00 and topics covered are included below:

Overview of Geropsychiatric Nursing
Melodee Harris, PhD, APRN, GNP; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Nursing
Karen Deveraux Melillo, Phd, A-GNP-C, FAANP, FGS; University of Massachusetts Lowell School of Nursing

Serious and Persistent Mental Health Conditions in Older Adults:
Melodee Harris, PhD, APRN, GNP, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Nursing
 
Cultural Competency: A Foundation for Geropsychiatric Nursing Health Disparities in Older Adults with Severe and Mental Health Conditions
Kristin G. Cloyes, PhD, RN, University of Utah
 
Depression in Older Adults
Olimpia Paun, PhD, PMHCNS-BC , Rush University College of Nursing & Dr. Melodee Harris, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
 
Reducing Iatrogenic Brain Injury in Older Adults:
Michele C. Balas, PhD, RN, APRN-NP, CCRN; College of Nursing; The Ohio State University
Melodee Harris, PhD, APRN, GNP; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Nursing
Catherine Van Son, PhD, RN; College of Nursing, Washington State University

Health Disparities and Geropsychiatric Nursing Practice
Kristin G. Cloyes, PhD, RN, University of Utah
 
PTSD in Older Adults:
Susan Carlson, MSN, Independent Consultant
Melodee Harris, PhD, APRN, GNP, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Nursing
 
Bipolar Disorder in Older Adults- Coming soon!
Deb D'Avolio, PhD, BC-ACNP, ANP; Florida Atlantic University, Christine E. Flynn College of Nursing

Course Disclaimer: 

These modules are copyrighted and can not be copied in part or used in whole without permission from the Geropsychiatric Nursing Initiative.  Email us at elearning@hartfordign.org if you have any questions.

The author, planning committee, and reviewers have no financial or other conflicts of interest related to this course. There is no sponsorship or commercial support used for this course.

There is no "off label" usage of drugs or products discussed in this course.

Often both generic and trade names may be used in some courses. Trade names may be referred to in a course to promote familiarity and does not suggest endorsement of any individual product over another.

Author: Olimpia Paun, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, Associate Professor, Rush University College of Nursing; Melodee Harris, PhD, APRN, GNP-BC; Bill Buron, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean, UAMS College of Nursing, NW Arkansas Campus,