Acute Care for Elders 2017 National Conference | Northcentral Technical College

Acute Care for Elders 2017 National Conference

Friday, November 10, 2017 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Northcentral Technical College Center for Health Sciences Auditorium
Join us at NTC to participate in a live video feed of the Acute Care for Elders 2017 National Conference. This event is brought to you in partnership with Aurora Health Care. Guests are encouraged to bring a laptop or tablet to participate in surveys and acquire class materials electronically. Breakfast and lunch will be served.
 
Schedule of events: 
 
8:00 to 8:05  a.m.- Welcome
 
8:05  to 9:05 a.m. - The Care of Older Adults with Frailty
Kenneth Rockwood, MD, FRCPC, FRCP      
Professor of Medicine (Geriatric Medicine & Neurology)
Kathryn Allen Weldon Professor of Alzheimer Research
Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS Canada
 
9:05 to 9:20 a.m. - Break
 
9:20 to 10:15 a.m. - How Medicare is Preparing for an Aging America
Shari M. Ling, MD
Deputy Chief Medical Officer
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
 
10:15 to 10:30 a.m. - Break
 
10:30 to 11:00 a.m. - Getting Patients Walking:  A Pilot Study of Mobilizing Older Adult Patients via Nurse-Driven Intervention
Barbara King, PhD, APRN-BC
Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin- Madison, School of Nursing
 
11:00 to 11:30 a.m. - Practical Steps to Prepare Your Hospital for American College of Emergency Physicians – Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation
Don Melady MSc(Ed) MD CCFP(EM) FCFP
Emergency Physician, Mount Sinai Hospital,
Geriatric Lead, Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute,
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
 
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Lunch (provided)
 
12:30 to 1:00 p.m. - High Risk Medications in Older Adults – Key Principles You Need to Know for Your Practice
Todd Semla, MS, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, AGSF
Associate Professor, Clinical
Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
 
1:00 to 1:30 p.m. - Impact of Fall Prevention on Nurses and Care of Fall Risk
Barbara King, PhD, APRN-BC
Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin- Madison, School of Nursing
 
1:30 to 1:45 p.m. - Break
 
1:45 to 2:15 p.m. - How to Identify and Address Behavioral Health Needs of Vulnerable Older Adults in the Acute Care Setting
Lisa Boyle, MD, MPH
Geriatric Psychiatry
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health,
Veterans Hospital – Wm. S. Middleton Memorial-Madison
 
2:15 to 2:45  p.m. - How to Implement Palliative Care Principles in Caring for Older Adults with Advanced or Complex Mental Illnesses
Kavita Sharma, MD
Medical Director, Zilber Family Hospice &
Aurora @ Home Hospice
Palliative & Hospice Care, Aurora Health Care
 
2:45  to 3:00 p.m. - Want to Make a Big Difference With Your Career?  Champion Improvement in the Care of Vulnerable Older Adults
Michael Malone, MD
Medical Director Aurora Senior Services  & Aurora at Home Geriatrics Fellowship Director, Aurora Sinai Medical Center, Clinical  Adjunct Professor, University of Wisconsin School  of Medicine & Public  Health
 
 

Pricing

There is no charge for this event. Registration is required and space is limited.

CEU Information

This event qualifies for 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ or 5.25 NASW Credits

Location Information

Northcentral Technical College Center for Health Sciences Auditorium 1000 W Campus Drive, Wausau, WI 54401