Anxiety in Older Adults

Anxiety in Older Adults

NEEDS STATEMENT

This enduring activity is aimed to educate non-geriatric professionals in recognizing and addressing geriatric mental health concerns that can exacerbate physician health conditions. This course will review symptoms and characteristics of anxiety, the risk factors and other correlates of anxiety, and basic diagnostic features for common anxiety disorders in older adults.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is for physicians, physician assistants, social workers, or other healthcare professionals involved in the care of older adults.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of the activity, participants will be able to:

  • Summarize symptoms and characteristics of anxiety in older adults
  • Identify risk factors and other correlates to anxiety
  • Explain anxiety in dementia patients
  • Identify basic diagnostic features and screening questions for common anxiety disorders in older adults

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

Lecture

EVALUATION

Evaluation by questionnaire will address program content, presentation, and possible bias.

ACCREDITATION/CREDIT DESIGNATION

Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Online Training
Part 1
Online Training
Part 2

The  training content videos provided on this website are for educational purposes only.  In order to obtain CE credits, please click the “Claim Credit” button below prior to viewing the video(s). This will redirected you to our CME provider, Baylor College of Medicine.  If you do not have an existing CE profile with Baylor College of Medicine, please set up a profile to receive credit.  Once on the CME platform, you will watch the videos and complete an evaluation by questionnaire to address program content, presentation, and possible bias. Continuing education credit can be claimed upon completion of the evaluation.

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