2017 Indiana Geriatrics Society Annual Fall Conference

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Date & Location
Friday, October 20, 2017 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM   Hoosier Village, Indianapolis, IN

Specialties
Geriatrics

Overview

Registration is now open for the Indiana Geriatrics Society Annual Fall Conference.

"2017 Be Your Best in Geriatric Care" topics:

- Update on Delirium Assessment and Intervention
Keep your passion for geriatrics and Keep a Balanced Life Listening to the Patients' Voices about Healthy Aging 
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 WeCare: A Community Paramedicine Program  Caring for Patients at the End of Life: Self-Care and Resiliency for Clinicians 
-
 2017 New Drug Approvals: Safety and Efficacy in Older Adults 
-
 Geriatric "Teaching Moments" 



Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  1. Discuss the clinical indications, MOAs, and dosages of the medications approved in 2017;
  2. Recognize the clinically relevant drug interactions, common adverse effects, monitoring parameters, contraindications, and precautions;
  3. Compare and contrast to other members of the therapeutic class;
  4. Discuss the safety and efficacy in older adults;
  5. Identify delirium using validated scales;
  6. Apply new preventive and therapeutic strategies to reduce delirium burden;
  7. Define the purpose of a community paramedicine program;
  8. Describe how a community paramedicine program can assist in maintaining independence at home;
  9. Identify the value and purpose of engaging patient’s in discussions of healthy aging;
  10. Describe the key aspects of health aging and the value of promoting discussions with older adults about healthy aging;
  11. Identify the key components to clarify and confirm career passion for the care of the elderly;
  12. List the strategies for promoting a balanced work life;
  13. Identify principle/theories relevant to adult learning;
  14. Apply adult learning theories in disseminating geriatric knowledge;
  15. Describe three common emotional reactions that clinicians experience when facing challenging patient situations at the end of life; and
  16. Describe at least two approaches to education and self-care related to end of life care.

Registration

Register here for the Indiana Geriatrics Society Annual Fall Conference. 

Registration fees:  

$65 - IGS Member

$85 - Non-IGS member

$35 - Resident/Trainee IGS Member

$50 - Resident/Trainee Non-IGS Member

Free - Undergraduate Student IGS Member

$25 - Undergraduate Student Non-IGS Member

Register here and pay online using Visa, Master Card, American Express or Discover. 

For more information please visit the Indiana Geriatric Society



Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Indiana University School of Medicine and the Indiana Geriatrics Society.  The Indiana University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Indiana University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 



For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact the CME office at 317-274-0104 or cme@iu.edu. One week advance notice will allow us to provide seamless access. Please ensure to specify the accommodations you need in order to participate.