Livonia, Mi 48152
WSU, Institute of Gerotology presents the 301th Annual!
ISSUES IN AGING, May 15-16, 2017 | 12 CEs flyer
Students and non-professional seniors receive $30 discount when registering for both days
Register Early, this conference sells out quickly HERE
VistaTech Center at Schoolcraft College
18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, MI 48152 (map)
Day One | 6 CEs
Describe the similarities between the skills and process used by medical personnel to prescribe a medication to address a chronic disease and the skills and process that is best used to prescribe interventions/resources to support a family caregiver.
Identify both merits and limitations four types of caregiver interventions for which evidence-based programs currently available. These programs can be loosely grouped into four types: general caregiver education, skills- building education, respite care and care management programs.
Recognize how TCARE can effectively be used to: (1) guide development of effective care plans for caregivers and (2) guide the selection and adoption of multiple interventions to create comprehensive caregiver support systems.
Describe the key components of the Montessori Philosophy as it relates to empowering elders.
Identify Montessori approaches that enable older adults to live as independent as possible.
Describe how the lives of older adults have been improved by creating prepared Montessori environments
Discuss aging- and neurodegenerative disease process using Alzheimer’s disease as a model
Describe evidence for non-pharmacologic interventions throughout the AD spectrum
Apply principles learned to illustrative case studies
Identify requisite elements and characteristics of a caregiver assessment tools that can be used to effectively guide practice.
Describe the significance of sexual expression in the dementia context
Understand the challenges experienced by formal care providers and family members of older adults with dementia
Distinguish between three types of sexual behavior expression in the dementia context
Assess sexual behavior, identifying associated risk accordingly
Day Two | 6 CEs
Describe important components in aging in place
Describe the aspects of the CAPABLE program (Community Aging in Place - Advancing Better Living for Elders)
Identify the dimensions of the challenges facing the nation with the aging boom
Recognize the need to integrate supportive services and health care and the strategies to do so
Identify the strategies and acknowledge importance of a comprehensive, efficient system and see how MediCaring Communities can achieve that outcome
Describe Elder Mediation and the different components that are involved
Recognize Elder Mediation Process and the steps involved in resolution of conflict
Discuss the different types of Elder Abuse
Describe the need for the rise in elder mediation in today’s older population
Define the attributes of a Geriatric Friendly ER “The Good”
Recognize “red flags” of “The Bad” and “Choosing Wisely”
Identify “The Future” of Geriatric Friendly EDs
Examine acute grief symptoms after sudden loss
Discuss the effect of depression on grief and healing
Describe healing and the changing relationship with the deceased
Examine being widowed a second time
The planning committee and speakers declare no conflict of interest.
REFUND POLICY: Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis and space is limited. Substitutions are accepted at any time. A full refund, less a $50 processing fee, will be granted if request received by May 10, 2017. No refunds provided for no-shows and late cancellations