Advances in Geriatric Health Symposium
Save The Date!
May 20 and May 27, 2015
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
May attend either or both days.
Registration opens online at classes.upmc.com on March 2, 2015 at 8 a.m.
Robert Morris University, Sewall Center, International Room
- Cost per day is $50.00 for UPMC employees, University of Pittsburgh and Robert Morris
University employees and students. Total cost is $80.00 if registering for both days.
No refunds after April 30. $15 late registration fee assessed after April 30.
- Cost is $85.00 per day for all other registrants and $150.00 if registering for both
days. No refunds after April 30. $15 late registration fee assessed after April 30.
- Conference cost includes hot breakfast, lunch, and make-your-own
trail mix in the afternoon.
- Parking is free. Details will be provided with registration
- CEs available: RN, Social Worker, and Certificate of Attendance for Dietitians and Activities Professionals
CEs applied for: PCH/AL Administrator, NHA, PT/OT
Social Workers are required to pay an additional $10 for CE processing.
May 20, 2015 Agenda
Taafoi Kamara, MPH
Steve Handler, MD, PhD, CMD
Robert Arnold, MD
End of Life Conversations
Betty Robison, MSN, RN-BC
Hospital Associated Disability
Daniel Shearn, RN, MSN
Christine M. Ruby, PharmD, BCPS, FASCPP
Inappropriate Medications in the Older Adult
Sandra Walsh, RN
Sharon Hudak, MSN, RN, BC
Preventing Hospitalizations: Lessons Learned from Supportive Services
Kathy Guentner, RN, PhD, CNE
Sexuality and the Older Adult
May 27, 2015 Agenda
Betty Robison, MSN, RN-BC
Charles F. Reynolds III, MD
Keynote: Brain Health
Daniel Forman, MD
CHF in the Older Adult
Nora Evans, MSN, CMSRN
Kelly Heatherington, DNP, RN
Best Practices: Skin Tears
Audrey Rozell, MA, CCC-SLP
Julie Walter, MS, OTR-L, CHT
Feeding Strategies and Swallowing Problems
Jacqueline O’Brien, MSN, RN, CIC
Hospital Acquired Infections
Denise Stahl, MSN, ACHPN
Goals of Care and Treatment Preferences: Let’s Make Sure We Get Them Right.
Jason Chang, MD
Emergency Care of the Older Adult
This program is offered for 7 hours per day of social work continuing education through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Social Work, a Council on Social Work Education-accredited school and, therefore, a PA pre-approved provider of social continuing education.
These credit hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LPC and LMFT biennial license renewal. For information on social work continuing education call (412) 624-3711.
Presenters have no disclosure. This continuing education activity is approved for 7 contact hours per day by the UPMC Provider Unit of the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
To receive contact hours, the participant must attend the entire session and complete the evaluation form.