2019 Gerontology Conference: Working Towards Integrated Care

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Description

This day-long conference will offer a variety of presentations designed specifically for healthcare professionals to help them explore best practices in Geriatric care. This conference will focus on integrated care practices and will foster discussion on how you, as a professional working with the geriatric population, can work to improve the care of your elderly patients or clients. Multiple sessions throughout the day will address the most prevalent conditions among the geriatric population and practical steps for treating those conditions as well as community resources and initiatives.

Location
The Laureate Center
401 Laureate Way
Kannapolis, NC 28081

Topics Include:
• Alzheimer's Prevention Trials
• Advanced Care Planning
• Managing Chronic Diseases
• Nutrition
• Loss and Grief
• Pain Management
• Community Partnerships
• Dance Therapy

Credit Information
CME Credit
Accreditation Statement
Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement
The Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE:
5.75 Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Contact Hours will be provided to nurses attending at least 90% of the conference. Partial credit will not be provided.

Charlotte AHEC Nursing Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

PT Credit:
Charlotte AHEC, as part of the NC AHEC system, is an approved provider by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners with regard to activities directly related to physical therapy for continued competence.

NC Psychologists Credit:
5.75 Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists

NBCC Credit:

Charlotte AHEC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5096. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Charlotte AHEC is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.



Continuing Education Credit For Pharmacists:
The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The program ACPE# 0046-9999-19-199-L04-P (Pharmacist) provides 5.75 contact hours of continuing education credit.

5.75 Contact Hours / 0.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)


This project is/was supported by funds from the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under grant number U1QHP28734, Carolina Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by the BHPr, HRSA, DHHS or the U.S. Government.”

“The UNC Center for Aging and Health, Carolina Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program also provided support."

Objectives

  • Define what integrated care means for the aging population.
  • Discuss the Dementia Care Practice Recommendations and how those can be generalized and integrated into practice by any healthcare professional.
  • Review the most prevalent conditions among the geriatric population and discuss practical steps for maximizing care for those conditions.

Contact

Jessica T Dietrich, M.Ed., 704-512-6519

Electives

Breakout Session One

05/22/2019
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Status
Filled
Date(s)
May 22, 2019
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Check-In Time
12:30 PM
05/22/2019
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Dr. Mohammad Bolouri, MD
Date(s)
May 22, 2019
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Check-In Time
12:30 PM
05/22/2019
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Status
Open
Date(s)
May 22, 2019
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Check-In Time
12:30 PM

Breakout Session Two

Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Deborah M Allen, RPh,Dr. Sheila A Kilbane, MD
Date(s)
May 22, 2019
Time
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Check-In Time
1:45 PM
05/22/2019
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Status
Open
Date(s)
May 22, 2019
Time
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Check-In Time
1:45 PM
05/22/2019
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Status
Open
Date(s)
May 22, 2019
Time
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Check-In Time
1:45 PM

Breakout Session Three

05/22/2019
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Status
Open
Date(s)
May 22, 2019
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Check-In Time
3:00 PM
05/22/2019
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Status
Open
Date(s)
May 22, 2019
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Check-In Time
3:00 PM
Description
Everyone knows dance is a wonderful way to improve flexibility, strength, and range of motion. But the benefits don’t stop there. Current research says dance is the ultimate at staving off memory loss, offering expressive opportunities, creating community, and nurturing all that is human inside each one of us. This workshop invites participants to Move and be Moved by the Dimensions of Dance. No experience required.
05/22/2019
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Dr. Hiep Pham, MD
Date(s)
May 22, 2019
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Check-In Time
3:00 PM
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
May 22, 2019
Time
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location
The Laureate Center
Fees
$165.00
Registration Fee
Credits
0.60
CEU
5.75
ACPE
5.75
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
5.75
CNE Contact Hours
5.75
Contact Hours
5.75
Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
5.75
NBCC Hours
5.75
NCBPTE Contact Hours