25th Annual
Caring for the Frail Elderly Conference

August 14-15, 2015
Holiday Inn Select Executive Center
Columbia, MO

Welcome

Join us for the 25th Annual Caring for the Frail Elderly Conference — the premiere Midwest conference dedicated to improving care for the frail elderly. This inter-professional meeting advances care for older patients in clinical, hospital, nursing home, and end-of-life settings. Since 1991, this annual event has provided state-of-the-art information on medical management, interdisciplinary care, and system change for physicians, nurses, social workers, state surveyors, nursing home administrators, attorneys, pharmacists, and other professionals.

Session Agendas

  • Pre-Conference Session - Friday, August 14, 2015
    Time Description Presenter
    8:00 (AM) Pre-Conference Session - Palliative Care

    (limited to 40 participants; continental breakfast provided for participants)
    Using a case study, we will follow an older patient who requires increasing levels of care. After breaking into interdisciplinary teams led by leaders in transitions of care, participants will discuss goals, long-term care planning, and transitions in and out of hospital.
    Session Facilitator
    Karli Urban, MD
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine
    University of Missouri Featured Presenter
    Naushira Pandya, MD, FACP, CMD
    President, American Medical Directors Association, and Professor and Chair, Department of Geriatrics, and Project Director, Geriatric Education Center, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Transitions of Care Leaders
    Charles A. Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine

    Kevin W. Craig, MD, MSPH
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri

    Debra Parker Oliver, PhD, MSW
    Professor, Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri

    Lori Popejoy, PhD, APRN, GCNS-BC
    Associate Professor, John A. Hartford Foundation Claire M. Fagin Fellow, Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri

    Paul Tatum III, MD, MSPH
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri

    Karla Washington, PhD, LCSW
    Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri
    8:10 Phase 1: Progressive Case Study Interdisciplinary roundtable discussions facilitated by Transitions of Care Leaders
    9:00 Phase 2: Progressive Case Study Interdisciplinary roundtable discussions facilitated by Transitions of Care Leaders
    9:45 Break  
    9:50 Health Care Planning across the Life Trajectory Featured Presenter: Naushira Pandya, MD, FACP, CMD
    10:20 Phase 3: Progressive Case Study Interdisciplinary roundtable discussions facilitated by Transitions of Care Leaders
    11:05 Boxed Lunches Served  
    11:15 Progressive Case Summary: Lessons Learned Facilitated by Karli Urban, MD
    11:45 Adjourn  
  • Day One, Friday, August 14, 2015
    Time Description Presenter
    11:00 (AM) Conference Registration, Exhibits and Box Lunches
    12:00 (PM) Welcome Karli Urban, MD
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri
    12:10 Keynote Address: Managing Diabetes in the Geriatric Patient Naushira Pandya, MD, FACP, CMD
    President, American Medical Directors Association, and Professor and Chair, Department of Geriatrics, and Project Director, Geriatric Education Center, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    1:00 Anticoagulation in the Elderly Steve Zweig, MD, MSPH
    Paul A. Revare Family Endowed Professor and Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine; Director, Interdisciplinary Center on Aging, University of Missouri
    1:50 Dementia Joel Shenker, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor and Director, Neurology Residency Program, University of Missouri
    2:40 BREAK
    3:00 Choosing Wisely® Karli Urban, MD
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri
    3:50 Common Questions in Pain Management Kevin W. Craig, MD, MSPH
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine

    Jacob K. Kettle, PharmD, BCOP
    Oncology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, University of Missouri
    4:40 Interdisciplinary Center on Aging Poster Session/Wine & Cheese Reception
  • Day Two, Saturday, August 15, 2015
    Time Description Presenter
    7:00 (AM) Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
    General Session (AM)
    8:00 (AM) Preventing Re-hospitalizations Charles A. Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine

    J. Keith Hampton, MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC
    Missouri Quality Initiative for Nursing Homes, University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing
    9:30
    Concurrent Session 1
      Village Concept Arthur J. Culbert, PhD
    Adjunct Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Saint Louis University; Co-Founder, STL Village; board member, Village to Village Network
      Managing Incontinence in the Older Adult Julie Starr, APRN, FNP
    Advanced Practice Nurse, University of Missouri
      Peripheral Arterial Disease in the Elderly Todd Vogel, MD, MPH, FACS
    Associate Professor and Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Missouri
    10:30 BREAK
    10:45
    Concurrent Session 2
      Neglect, Abuse, Financial Exploitation and Plans of Action Panel David R. Mehr, MD, MS
    William C. Allen Professor in Family and Community Medicine, and Director of Family Medicine Research, University of Missouri

    Reginald H. “Reg” Turnbull, CELA
    Elder Law Attorney, Turnbull and Stark, PC ; Additional panelists TBD.

    Denise Pinkerton, LCSW
    Social Worker, Department of Family Medicine, University of Missouri
      Statins and Hyperlipidemia Management in the Elderly Angela Sanford, MD
    Assistant Professor, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
      Advance-care Planning in the Outpatient Setting Paul E. Tatum III, MD, MSPH, CMD, FAAHPM
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri
    11:45 LUNCH
    General Session (PM)
    12:45 PACE: Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly: Update on a Grand Experiment David R. Thomas, MD, FACP, AGSF, GSAF
    Professor, Saint Louis University, School of Medicine
    9:30
    Concurrent Session 3
      New Tech for Old Timers Jeffery L. Belden, MD
    Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri, Affiliated Faculty, MU Information Experience Laboratory
      Communicating with Challenging Families of Long-term Care Residents Melissa A. Maier, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, Missouri State University
      Literature Update James J. Stevermer, MD, MSPH, FAAFP
    Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine, Medical Education Director of MU-Area Health Education Centers and Assistant Director of Family Medicine Residency Program
    3:00
    Concurrent Session 4
      Coding/Billing Charles A. Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine
      Multi-disciplinary Session Linda Green, MSW candidate
    University of Missouri

    Nancy Birtley, DNP candidate
    University of Missouri

    Jacob Beck, PharmD
    University of Missouri

    Derek Su, BA, MD candidate
    University of Missouri
    4:00 Adjourn

Purpose

To provide a forum for updating health professionals caring for the elderly in the areas of medical management, interdisciplinary care, and system change.

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Palliative Care

Friday morning pre-conference session

Join us for a unique interactive case discussion which follows a patient through a chronic illness, including a focus on health care planning across the life trajectory and transitions of care within the health care setting.

Registration limited to the first 40 participants and the charge will be an additional $50 to attend this session.

Featured Topics

And many more topics!

Activity approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ .

Nursing CE credit provided by MU Sinclair School of Nursing

Substitution and Cancellation Refund Policy

If you register but cannot attend, you may substitute another individual from your organization. A substitution must be made in writing and mailed to the address listed on the registration form.

A full refund of fees less a $25.00 administrative fee will be made if notice of cancellation is received, in writing, by Friday, August 7, 2015. A $50.00 administrative fee will be assessed for any cancellations received after Friday, August 7, 2015 and until Tuesday, August 11, 2015. No refunds will be made after Tuesday, August 11, 2015.

Accreditation/Contact Hours

The Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (3.5 credits for pre-conference session; up to 5.25 for Friday general sessions; up to 6.75 for Saturday general/concurrent sessions). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Up to 15.25 Contact Hours will be awarded to all individuals (3.33 for pre-conference session; 5.16 for Friday general sessions; 6.75 for Saturday general/concurrent sessions). Midwest Multistate Division Approval Number 716-VII.

This Live activity, 25th Annual Caring for the Frail Elderly Conference, with a beginning date of 8/14/2015, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been reviewed by the University of Missouri School of Social Work for continuing education units for social workers , and is approved for 14 contact hours (1.45 CEUs).

This activity has been reviewed by the University of Missouri School of Health Professions, and is approved for up to 15 contact hours.

This activity has been pre-approved by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) for up to 15.5 hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director (CMD) in post-acute and long-term care medicine. The CMD program is administered by the ABPLM. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent on the activity.

This activity has been reviewed by the Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators and has been approved for up to 13 Patient Care hours. Approval number TA-073-915.

Registration Information

To register, please complete and return the registration form with payment to the address listed at the bottom of the form or fax your form to (573) 882-5666. You may also register online using the link below, last day for online registration is Sunday, August 9, 2015.

Register Online

Download fillable .pdf form

Conference Handouts

To be added as conference date approaches

Contact

Questions? Call (573) 882-4105

For more information, please contact Shirley Walters at: walterssj@health.missouri.edu

Location and Lodging

Holiday Inn Select Executive Center
2200 I-70 Drive Southwest, (Hwy. 70 and Stadium Blvd. Exit)
Columbia, Missouri
65203

(573) 445-8531 • FAX (573) 445-7607

Rates: Guest rooms have been reserved for three nights, August 13, 14, 15, 2015. Nightly rates are $97.95, plus tax. Check-in time is 4:00 pm; check-out time is 11:00 am.

Deadline: Reservations made after Wednesday, July 15, 2015, will be provided on a space available basis only. To ensure you receive the conference rates listed, be certain to make your reservation under group name “ELS.”

Exhibit Hours

Friday, August 14

10:30-12:00 pm Registration and Exhibit Hall Open
11:00-12:00 pm Box Lunch
2:40-3:00 pm Break

Saturday, August 15

7:15-8:00 am Continental Breakfast
10:40-10:55 am Break
12:00-12:45 pm Lunch/Dessert
3:00–3:15 pm Break

Interested in exhibiting at this year’s conference? Call the CME Office at (573) 882-0366 or e-mail walterssj@health.missouri.edu

Sponsored by

University of Missouri School of Medicine
University of Missouri Health Care
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Programs in Geriatrics
MU Interdisciplinary Center on Aging
University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing
University of Missouri School of Social Work
University of Missouri School of Health Professions
Missouri Association of Long-Term Care Practitioners
Mid-Missouri Area Health Education Center
Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association The Center for Health Policy
University of Missouri Extension

Featured Speaker


Naushira Pandya, MD, FACP, CMD
President, American Medical Directors Association, and Professor and Chair, Department of Geriatrics, and Project Director, Geriatric Education Center, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Conference Chair


Karli Urban, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri School of Medicine

Planning Committee


James T. Birch Jr., MD, MSPH, Assistant Professor, Geriatric Medicine, Landon Center on Aging and Family Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center

Kevin W. Craig, MD, MSPH, Assistant Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri School of Medicine

Chuck A. Crecilius, MD, PhD, CMD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine

Shirley Farrah, PhD, RN-BC, Assistant Dean, Nursing Outreach, University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing

Kari Lane, PhD, RN, MOT, Assistant Professor, Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri

Milta Little, DO, Assistant Professor, Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Debra Oliver, PhD, MSW, Professor, Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri School of Medicine

Lori Popejoy, PhD, APRN, GCNS-BC, Assistant Professor, John A. Hartford Foundation Claire M. Fagin Fellow, Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri

Paul E. Tatum III, MD, MSPH, CMD, FAAHPM, Assistant Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri

Shirley Walters, Continuing Education Specialist, Office of Continuing Medical Education, University of Missouri School of Medicine

Karla Washington, PhD, LCSW, Assistant Professor, Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri School of Medicine

Steven Zweig, MD, MSPH, Paul A. Revare Family Endowed Professor and Chairman, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri; Director, MU Interdisciplinary Center on Aginge


Acknowledgements

We gratefully acknowledge the support of this conference in the form of a Medical Education Grant from the following:

  • Lundbeck

We gratefully acknowledge the support of this conference from the following exhibitors:

  • Allergan
  • Astellas Pharma US
  • Avanir
  • Biocodex USA
  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals
  • Lundbeck
  • MO Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
  • MobilexUSA
  • Missouri Cures Education Foundation
  • Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association
  • Missouri Telehealth Network
  • MU Adult Day Connection
  • MU Sinclair School of Nursing
  • MALTCP
  • Novaerus
  • Novo Nordisk Inc
  • Oxford Health Care
  • Preferred Hospice
  • Premiere Rx Health Solutions
  • Pyramid Home Health
  • Regional Hospice
  • Sanofi Diabetes
  • Specialized Wound Management
  • United Healthcare
  • University of Missouri Health Care

Conference Handouts

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Friday, August 15

12:10 pm Wayne C. McCormick, MD, MPH

1:00 pm Charles A. Crecelius, MD, PhD, CMD and J. Keith Hampton, MSN APRN ACNS-BC

1:50 pm Alicia Ann Clair, PhD

3:00 pm David R. Thomas, MD, FACP, AGSF, GSAF, CMD

3:50 pm Mercedes Bern-Klug, PhD, MSW, MA

Conference Handouts

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Saturday, August 16

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