Aggression

Overview

4.4 out of 5 (14 Reviews)

Credits

1.25

Post Assesment Questions

8

Release Date

5 Oct 2020

Expiration Date

9 Oct 2022

Last Reviewed

9 Oct 2021

Estimated Time To Finish

75 Minutes

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Activity Description

Aggression has been treated by both medications and psychotherapy, but relapses are common. Aggressive patients frequently run into legal problems because of their behavior. This activity reviews the evaluation and management of aggression and highlights the role of the interprofessional team in the recognition and management of aggression.

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Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of social workers.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Review the pathophysiologic basis of aggression.
  • Outline the expected history and physical findings for a patient with aggression.
  • Explain the treatment options available for aggression.
  • Summarize the interprofessional team strategies for improving care coordination and communication for patients with aggression.

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CE credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare. This activity is jointly-provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare, and StatPearls Publishing, LLC.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and StatPearls Publishing, LLC. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 


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AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this continuing education activity for 1.25 contact hours for social workers.

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  3. Complete the entire self-study activity.
  4. Complete the post-test assessments.
  5. Successfully pass the post-test with a minimum score of 100%.
  6. Complete the evaluation form.

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    Bernadette S. on 4/19/2021

    Discuss use of Alpha-2 Agonists in treating aggression (clonidine, guanfacine.)

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