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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present the details of a study done to learn more about the prevalence of loneliness in rural older adults with chronic illness and how it affects their quality of life.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. recognize the background information provided here for context, in order to enhance understanding of the need for the authors' study of loneliness and quality of life in chronically ill rural older adults.
  2. identify the characteristics of the participants in the authors' study.
  3. name the authors' recommendations for this population.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: AJN0913A
Published: September 2013
Expires: 9/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Laurie A. Theeke PhD, FNP-BC, GCNS-BC; Jennifer Mallow PhD, FNP