25th Annual
Caring for the Frail Elderly Conference

August 15-16, 2015
Holiday Inn Select Executive Center
Columbia, MO

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.

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 Speaker

Naushira Pandya, MD, FACP, CMD

President, American Medical Directors Association (AMDA)

and

Professor and Chair, Department of Geriatrics
Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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

  • Managing Diabetes in the Geriatric Patient
  • Dementia
  • Evidence-based Pain Management
  • Choosing Wisely®
  • Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
  • Hip Fracture Management and Anticoagulation
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Neglect, Abuse, Financial Exploitation and Plans of Action
  • New Tech for Old-timers
  • Coding and Billing
  • Communicating with Challenging Families of Long-term Care Residents

And many more topics!

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

Nursing CE credit provided by MU Sinclair School of Nursing

Conference Handouts

To be added as conference date approaches

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


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
The Center for Health Policy
University of Missouri Extension

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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

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Saturday, August 16

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