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May 14, 2013 | All Day
Category: Conference
Location: Dearborn Inn, Conference Center
20301 Oakwood Blvd
Dearborn, MI 48124
Cost: $75-$140
Audience: Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Faculty, Staff

This is a 2-day, 12 CE event.  Registration is required-- online or through the mail.

Purpose and Who Should Attend:
The Continuing Education Program on Issues in aging provides
multi-disciplinary education and training in geriatrics and
gerontology for health and human service professionals, paying
special attention to the needs of a diverse aging population.

Objectives:
Monday, May 13
Contemporary Approaches in Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care
1. Evaluate how Person-Centered core values and essential elements link providers across the
continuum.
2. Identify interdisciplinary approaches to behavioral and psychological symptoms in dementia
3. Discuss different factors that attribute to elderly cognition changes that impact ability to drive
4. Explain nutritional implications associated best practices in cognitive training
5. Identify how we view elders with respect to sexuality and society


Tuesday, May 14
Advances in Frailty Care:
Lifestyle, Technology and Pharmacological Interventions
1. Identify major mental health issues that present at the end of life and treatment options
2. Recognize technology trends in alzheimer’s treatment
3. understand the differences between advanced Illness Management and other palliative care,
hospice, and home care models
4. Discuss the prevalence of complementary & alternative medicine (CaM) use in the u.s. &
implications for pain & symptom management in the elderly
5. Identify the specific ways in which humor contributes to physical health and wellness

 

The link to the event packet and mail-in registration form is below:

http://www.iog.wayne.edu/continuing-education/2013-issues-in-aging-brochure-sd-.pdf

 

To register online, follow the link below:

https://commerce.wayne.edu/iog/continuing-education.html

For more information about this event, please contact Donna MacDonald at 3135772297 or donnamacdonald@wayne.edu.