Day 1 - Geri Pal TLC Immersion Course 2021

September 30, 2021

Date & Location:

September 30, 2021
Webinar

Goal:

The overall goal of the Geri-Palli TLC Immersion course is to foster collaboration among inter-professional teams in the management of complex older patients thereby providing thehighest standard of geriatrics and palliative care.

Provided by:

The Baystate Health GWEP and Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education

Target Audience

This course is designed for an inter-professional audience including but not limited to physicians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, medical assistants, community health workers, administrators, case managers, clinical supervisors, medical directors, quality specialists, senior leaders, and those working in the community with older adults.

Learning Objectives

Age Friendly Framework (4Ms):
1.  Identify & explain the 4Ms.

Dementia:
1.  Recognize signs of dementia
2.  Define the diagnosis criteria for dementia
3.  Discuss dementia diagnosis with individual and family
Depression:
1.  Identify atypical signs and symptoms of depression
2.  Use depression screening tests such as Geriatric Depression Scale and PHQ-9; Describe treatment for depression
3.  Describe treatment for depression
Drugs & Deprescribing:
1.  Identify polypharmacy;
2.  Memorize some common inappropriate medication from Beer’s List
3.  Give examples of common drug to drug interaction
4.  Perform appropriate deprescribing
Falls:
1.  Perform screening for falls such as Get Up and Go Test
2.   Describe ways to reduce rate of falls
Multimorbidities/Frailty:
1.  Review local data
2.  Describe AGS’s approach to care
2.  Review Frailty tool such as Edmonton Frail scale
Community resources:
1.  Discuss community resources for elderly such as Greater Springfield Senior Services, Alzheimer Association
2.  Describe community activities such as day center, home help aids, meal on wheel
Prognostication:
1.  Identify clinician limitation in prognostication
2.  Perform ECOG and Palliative Performance scale
3.  Identify signs and symptoms of poor prognosis

Digital Equity and Older Adults:
1.  Describe the digital divide and it's impacts that cut across all aspects of life in particular for older adults
Serious Illness Conversation:
1.  Describe tools to initiate serious illness conversation
2.  Develop own phrase to initiate serious illness conversation
Palliative care and Hospice care:
1.  Define palliative care and hospice care
2.  Review hospice admission eligibility
Symptom Management:
1.  Review common symptoms at end of life
2.  Approach to pain, dyspnea and delirium
3.  Describe concept of Total Pain
4.  Discuss non pharmacological approach to pain

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 AAPA Category 1 CME credit
    Baystate Health has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 6.50 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PA’s should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 6.50 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.50 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.50 ASWB Continuing Education Credit(s)
  • 6.50 BCIPE End of Life Care
  • 6.50 BCIPE Instructional Hours
Course opens: 
08/26/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
09/30/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
09/30/2021 - 4:30pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Program Schedule 

8:00Welcome
  
8:05Intro to Age Friendly Framework (4Ms)
 Maura Brennan, MD, FACP, AGSF, FAAHPM, HMDC
  
8:30Case Discussion - Part 1
  
9:10Dementia
 Alina Sibley, NP, CDP
 Cheri Mustain, LICSW, CDP
  
9:40Depression
 Humaira Ashraf, MD
 Zelmon Johnson, LCSW, CDP
  
9:55Drugs & Deprescribing
 Maura Brennan, MD, FACP, AGSF, FASHPM, HMDC
 Jean Peretti, RN-BC, CDP
  
10:25Break
  
10:35Case Discussion - Part 2
  
11:05Multimorbidity & Frailty
 Maura Brennan, MD, FACP, AGSF, FASHPM, HMDC
  
11:35Community Resources
 Brenda Labbe, CDP CMDCP
 Megan Lemay, MS
  
11:50Falls
 Regina Kaufman, PT, EdD, MS, NCS
 Izckra Speight, CHW, CDP
  
12:05Lunch
  
12:55Digital Equity & Older Adults
 Frank Robinson, PhD
  
1:15Case Discussion - Part 3
  
1:50Prognostication
 Jeffrey Zesiger, MD
  
2:10Serious Illness Conversation
 Cheryl Mustain, LICSW, CDP
 Richard Conroy, PA-C
  
2:25Break
  
2:35Case Discussion - Part 4
  
3:10Palliative Care & Hospice
 Jeffrey Zesiger, MD
 Kathryn Barzilai, NP
  
3:25Symptom Management
 Maura Brennan, MD, FACP, AGSF, FAAHPM, HMDC
 Alina Sibley, NP, CDP
  
3:55Ask the Experts Q&A
  
4:05Participant Feedback
  
4:15Post Test

 

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity. 

None of the members of the faculty or planning committee have commercial relationships with commercial  companies providing goods or services used on patients.

Webinar
MA
United States

Humaira Ashraf, MD
Geriatrics Fellow
Baystate Medical Center

Kathryn Barzilai, GNP-BC, ACHPN
Nurse Practitioner
Community Palliative Care
Baystate Home & Hospice 

Maura Brennan, MD, FACP, AGSF, FAAHPM, HMDC
Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Program Director
Baystate Medical Practices

Richard Conroy, PA
Physician Assistant
Division of Geriatrics & Palliative Care
Baystate Medical Center

Brenda Labbe, CDP, CMDCP
Information & Referral Supervisor
Greater Springfield Senior Services

Zelmon Johnson, MSW, LCSW, CDP
Social Worker
Baystate Health, GWEP

Regina Kaufman, PT, EdD, MS, NCS
Professor of Physical Therapy
Springfield College

Meghan Lemay, MS
Regional Manager, Western MA
Alzheimer's Association

Cheryl Mustain, LICSW
Geriatric & Palliative Social Worker
Baystate Medical Center

Jean Peretti, RN-BC, CDP
Nurse
Baystate Health, GWEP

Frank Robinson, PhD
Vice President of Public Health
Baystate Health

Alina Sibley, NP, CDP
Lead Nurse Practitioner
Project Manager
Baystate Health, GWEP

Izckra Speight, CHW, CDP
Community Health Worker
Baystate Health, GWEP

Jeffrey Zesiger, MD
Division of Geriatrics & Palliative Care
Baystate Medical Center


Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty or planning committee have commercial relationships with commercial  companies providing goods or services used on patients.

In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available Credit

  • 6.50 AAPA Category 1 CME credit
    Baystate Health has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 6.50 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PA’s should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 6.50 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.50 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.50 ASWB Continuing Education Credit(s)
  • 6.50 BCIPE End of Life Care
  • 6.50 BCIPE Instructional Hours

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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Please Note:
  • Each participant must register themselves for the program.
  • Notify your Education Coordinator/ Supervisor that you have enrolled in the course and an interdepartmental funds transfer form must be submitted to Continuing Education.
In order to receive CREDIT, the evaluation must be completed by:Fri, 12/31/2021 - 11:30pm

We appreciate your business and sincerely wish to meet your educational needs.  We understand that the schedule of a busy professional, like yourself, is subject to change.  Therefore, we have included information about our refund/cancellation policies for your convenience below.

Cancellation:
If you must cancel, telephone Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education at 413-322-4242 and follow your call with a written/email request.  All cancellations will incur a $25.00 fee.  Please note that we cannot refund cancellations received less than two weeks (10 business days) before the program date.

Refund Policy:
Your refund, less a cancellation fee, will be processed within two (2) weeks from the date we receive the written notification.  For credit card refunds, please allow one to two (1-2) billing cycles for the credit to appear on your statement.

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