Ambulatory care nurses are a natural fit to help address the rapid changes in today’s health care landscape. Understanding the many behavioral, economic, social and physical environment factors that impact the health of individuals and communities are emerging as areas for intervention. Solutions are being woven into care coordination programs in all settings to help address the social determinants of health and curb the opioid crisis, with much work to be done. Legislative updates and partnerships across agencies and disciplines are additional strategies. Ambulatory care nurses are uniquely positioned to help lead this work and other key issues that influence healthy outcomes.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information
Contact hours available until 5/11/2021.
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.
Disclosures: No planning committee member or speaker declares any actual or potential conflict of interest.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and AAACN.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will learn how nurses have handled social determinants of health and managed increasingly complex challenges with the opioid crisis facing our nation.