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Our Aging Nation – 2015
October 15, 2015Free
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
Hospice of the East Bay
John Muir Medical Center, Concord
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 email@example.com.
- No fee but seats are limited. Advanced reservations are required, THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT.
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