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Our Aging Nation – 2015

October 15, 2015

Free

Continuing Education Units are being prepared and will be distributed by 11/2/2015

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A Complimentary Geriatric Seminar offering 6 CE Units

Thursday, October 15th, 2015
Pleasant Hill Community Center, Perera Pavilion
320 Civic Dr, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Hosted by:
Hospice of the East Bay
John Muir Medical Center, Concord
Eldercare Services

Complimentary continental breakfast & light lunch

Course Description & Speakers:
During the seminar attendees will be provided with information pertinent to the care and support of the elder adult on the following topics:

  • Crucial Conversations, Larry Hicks, MD, JMH Senior Services
  • Non-Alzheimer’s Dementia, Elizabeth Landsverk, MD, Medical Director Silverado Hills Memory Care
  • Polypharmacy, Sally Sample, MD, CMO Hospice of the East Bay
  • Anxiety Disorders, Anne Rosenthal, PhD, MFT, CMC, Eldercare Services
  • The Aging Adult, Tom Herman, DPT, Skilled Therapies, Inc
  • Whole Food Nutrition, Angela Stanford, MBA, RD, RYT, Vital Nutrition & Wellness

Continuing Education Credits: 6 CEUS

  • CEUS will be issued by Eldercare Services
  • Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing Provider #13444 for contact hours. Board of Behavior Sciences Provider PCE 2220, CRCFE # 2000095-740-2. California Marriage & Family Therapist Association #124571. California Nursing Association #6543.
  • If you need any auxiliary aids or services to attend the class, please call Center for Nursing Education @ 925-674-2529
  • CE credits granted only for full attendance of the seminar. Partial credit will not be granted. A person attending late or leaving before the seminar is completed may not be issued continuing education units or certificate of attendance
  • Questions? Contact Karen Barnes-Jarvis, 925-382-5827 or karenb@hospiceeastbay.org.
  • No fee but seats are limited. Advanced reservations are required, THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT.

Program Objectives:

Upon completion of this program, the participant will be able to:

Crucial Conversations that Count, Larry Hicks, MD

  • Understand the importance of formulating advance health directives and ensure family, close friends and health care providers are aware of directive decisions
  • List the types of advance directives available
  • Discuss the benefits and burdens of CPR and feeding tubes

Non-Alzheimer’s Dementias, Elizabeth Landsverk, MD

  • Understand the common dementias other than Alzheimer’s that affect patients
  • State the basic differences of the top 5 dementias, symptoms and challenges
  • Adapt best care practices to each type of dementia based on needs

Polypharmacy, Sally Sample, MD

  • Understand the scope of the problem of polypharmacy
  • Identify the metabolic changes in the geriatric population
  • Define and describe inappropriate medication use/prescribing
  • Review the approach to the geriatric patient

Anxiety Disorders in Older Adults, Anne Rosenthal, PhD, MFT, CMC

  • Identify the signs and symptoms of late life anxiety
  • List 3 pre-existing conditions that can contribute to late life anxiety
  • Identify 2 interventions that can address late life anxiety disorders

The Aging Adult; a Therapist’s Perspective, Tom Herman, DPT

  • Identify the physiologic changes in the aging adult: what happened to me?
  • List the functional based therapies for the aging population: Therapy, is it worth it?
  • Utilize fall prevention interventions for seniors: Fall, it is a four letter word

Whole Food Nutrition Support for Aging Gracefully, Angela Stanford, MBA, RD, RYT

  • Identify macro and micronutrient needs for seniors
  • Describe the role antioxidant rich foods play in aging population

 

 

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Details

Date:
October 15, 2015
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://www.eventzilla.net/web/event?eventid=2139090328

Organizer

Eldercare Services

Venue

Pleasant Hill Community Center
320 Civic Drive
Pleasant Hills, CA 94523 United States
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