24th Annual
Caring for the Frail Elderly Conference

August 15-16, 2014
Holiday Inn Select Executive Center
Columbia, MO

The Caring for the Frail Elderly Conference is 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.

Conference Objectives

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 to your right, last day for online registration is Sunday, August 10, 2014.

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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 8, 2014. A $50.00 administrative fee will be assessed for any cancellations received after Friday, August 8, 2014 and until Thursday, August 14, 2014. No refunds will be made after Friday, August 15, 2014.

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 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

Up to 11.41 Contact Hours will be awarded. MONA Provider Number 716-VII.

This live activity, 24th Annual Caring for the Frail Elderly Conference, with a beginning date of 08/15/2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 11.50 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 and is approved for 11 contact hours and 1.1 Continuing Education Units. Participants requesting social work credit must complete a certificate request form and pay a $10 certificate fee.

This activity has been reviewed by the University of Missouri School of Health Professions and is approved for 12 contact hours.

This course has been approved for up to 6 credit hours of clinical education and up to 7.25 credit hours of management education toward certification or recertification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (AMDA CMD). Because there are concurrent sessions from which attendees may choose either management or clinical credits, the total possible number of credits will be 10.5. The AMDA CMD program is administered by the AMDA Certification Program (AMDCP). Each physician should claim only those hours actually spent on the activity.

This activity has been reviewed by the Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators and is approved for a total of up to 10.5 hours maximum under the Missouri School of Nursing’s training agency number TA-073-914. A breakdown of possible Administrative and Patient Care clock hours will be provided at the conference registration.

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Contact

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 14, 15, 16, 2014. Nightly rates are $94.95, plus tax. Check-in time is 4:00 pm; check-out time is 11:00 am.

Deadline: Reservations made after Monday, July 15, 2014, 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 “UMC Frail Elderly Conference.”

Exhibit Hours

Friday, August 15

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

Saturday, August 16

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

Purpose


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

Featured Speakers


Wayne C. McCormick, MD, MPH
Professor, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington; President, American Geriatrics Society

Rebecca Johnson, PhD, RN, FAAN, FNAP
Millsap Professor of Gerontological Nursing and Public Policy, Sinclair School of Nursing; Director, Research Center for Human Animal Interaction, MU College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri; President, International Association of Human Animal Interaction Organizations

Conference Chair


Steve 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 Aging

Planning Committee


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

Chuck 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

Karli Urban, MD, University of Missouri Health Care Department of Family and Community Medicine

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


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

  • Amgen
  • Avanir
  • Biocodex USA
  • Center for Patient Safety
  • Cox Health
  • Crossroads Hospice Charitable Foundation
  • Forest Pharmaceuticals
  • Hometown Homecare
  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals
  • Lundbeck
  • Missouri Association of Long Term Care Practitioners
  • Missouri Cures Education Foundation
  • Missouri Department of Insurance/CLAIM
  • Missouri Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
  • Missouri Telehealth Network
  • MU Health Care
  • MU Sinclair School of Nursing – Nursing Outreach
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Omnicare
  • Oxford Health Care
  • Premier Rx Health Solutions
  • Pyramid Home Health
  • Sanofi
  • Specialized Wound Management
  • United Scripts
  • Walgreen’s Infusion and Respiratory Services

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