26th Annual
Caring for the Frail Elderly Conference

August 19-20, 2016
Holiday Inn Select Executive Center
Columbia, MO

Welcome

Join us for the 26th 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.

Pre-conference Sessions, Friday, August 19

  • Palliative Care
  • Functional Assessment and Approach to Fall Reduction

Join us for one of these unique sessions!

Registration limited to the first 40 participants and the charge will be an additional $60 to attend one of these sessions.

Featured Topics

  • New advancements in the treatment of dementia
  • 360° View: Discharge Problems and Promising Solutions
  • Diagnosis, staging and treatment of ulcers
  • Swallowing Disorders in the Elderly
  • Opiod use at the end of life
  • Eye Problems in the Elderly
  • Discussing prognosis with the patient and family
  • Elder Abuse: Identifying and taking action
  • Antipsychotic drug reduction in nursing homes

And many more topics!

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

Nursing CE credit provided by MU Sinclair School of Nursing

Conference Fellowship Opportunity

Apply today for a Conference Fellowship! Application deadline is April 1, 2016

Selected Fellows Receive:

  • Recognition as a Conference Fellow and the opportunity to present at the premiere Midwest conference on aging.
  • Dinner with the keynote speaker and other geriatric professionals.
  • Registration fee waiver.
  • Criteria for Selection:

  • Must be enrolled as a graduate or professional student.
  • Must demonstrate interest in the care of the aging population and advancing knowledge to improve the well-being of older adults.
  • Must be available to attend the full conference if selected
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Call for Posters

Registration Information

Registration details coming soon.

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

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
University of Missouri Extension

Planning Committee


Conference Chair


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

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

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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