3036: Perceived Burden, Depression, Anxiety, Resourcefulness, and Psychological Well-being among African American and Caucasian Caregivers of Persons with Dementia
The number of persons with dementia is increasing exponentially and many depend on their relatives for support and care giving, which can adversely affect their psychological well-being. This study explored relationships among perceived burden, depression, anxiety, resourcefulness, and psychological well-being in 28 African American and 45 Caucasian caregivers of persons with dementia. The results provide direction for developing tailored interventions.
Speaker: Abir Bekhet, PhD, RN, H.S.M.I.
Disclosures: This presenter has no conflicts of interest or commercial support to disclose. Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Session Length: 30 minutes
Target Audience: RN, APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Describe the cultural differences between African American and Caucasian caregivers of persons with dementia in terms of their perceived burden, depression, anxiety, resourcefulness, and psychological well-being.
2. Identify the relationships among perceived burden, depression, anxiety, resourcefulness, and psychological well-being in African American and Caucasian caregivers of persons with dementia.
3. Discuss how interventions to promote resourcefulness can be tailored based on knowledge of associations among perceived burden, depression, anxiety, resourcefulness, and psychological well-being among caregivers of persons with dementia to decrease their
Continuing Nursing Education
0.5 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post test. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Friday, November 9th
Older Adults Track
APNA 26th Annual Conference
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Release Date: February 4, 2013
The contact hours for this session expire: February 28, 2014