Geri Pal TLC Immersion Course - October 15

Holyoke, MA US
October 15, 2020

Date & Location:

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Baystate Health Education Center
361 Whitney Ave
Holyoke, MA  01040

Goal:

Enhance attendee's skills in: recognizing and addressing common geriatrics and palliative care challenges such as dementia, falls, polypharmacy and prognostication; Identifying goals, discussing prognosis and guiding serious illness conversations and working in inter-professional teams to design quality improvement projects.

Provided by:

The Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Care and Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education

Target Audience

An interactive inter-professional team approach of mini-lectures, small group case discussions using the 4M's Age Friendly Framework designed for an interprofessional 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.

Learning Objectives

 

  • Recognize and address common geriatrics and palliative care challenges such as dementia, falls, polypharmacy and prognostication
  • Identify patient goals by discussing prognosis and guiding serious illness conversations
  • List the core requirements for "age-friendly" health care for older adults
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 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 6.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PA’s should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 6.00 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.00 ASWB Continuing Education Credit(s)
  • 6.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
Course opens: 
02/11/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
10/15/2020 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
10/15/2020 - 4:45pm
Cost:
$50.00
Parent activity set: 
Rating: 
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Program Schedule 

7:45Registration, Breakfast, Pre-Test
  
8:30Pill Drill
 Megan Carr, Pharm D
  
8:40Intro to Age Friendly/4Ms Framework
 Maura Brennan, MD
 Rebecca Dobert
  
9:00Case Module 1:  Mentation / Medication
  
9:30Dementia
 Alina Sibley, NP
 Cheryl Mustain, LICSW
  
10:00Depression
 Brenna Sorel, LCSW
 Sik Kim Ang, MD
  
10:15Coffee Break
  
10:30Drugs/De-prescribing
 Megan Carr, Pharm D
 Jean Peretti, RN
  
11:00Non Pharmacological Approach to Pain
 Christina Fitch, DO
 Robin Pleshaw, RN
  
11:15Case Module 2:  Mobility/Multicomplexity
  
11:45Falls
 Regina Kaufman, PT, EdD, MS
 Izckra Speight, CHW
  
12:00Multimorbidity/Frailty
 Maura Brennan, MD
 Patricia Coffelt, RN
  
12:15Community Resources
 Anna Randall, CDP-CRD-A/D
 Lorraine Kermond, MSG, CDP
  
12:30Lunch
  
1:15Case Module 3:  What Matters Most
  
1:45Prognostication
 Sik Kim Ang, MD
  
2:00Serious Illness Conversation
 Richard Conroy, PA-C
 Cheryl Mustain, LICSW
  
2:15Case Module 4:  What Matters Most
  
2:45Coffee Break
  
3:00Palliative Care & Hospice
 Christina Fitch, DO
 Alina Sibley, NP
  
3:15Symptom Management
 Maura Brennan, MD
 Megan Carr, PharmD
  
3:30Jeopardy
  
4:00Post Test
  
4:15Ask the Experts Q &A
  
4:30Feedback and Thank You
  
4:45Adjourn

 

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.

Baystate Health Education Center
361 Whitney Ave
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States

Meeting Room temperatures will fluctuate. 

Maura Brennan, MD
Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Program Director
Baystate Medical Practices

Sik Kim Ang, MD
Assistant Professor

University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Baystate Medical Practices

Megan Carr, Pharm D
Geriatric Clinical Pharmacist Specialist
Baystate Medical Center

Richard Conroy, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Baystate Medical Practices

Patricia Coffelt, MSN, RN-BC
Nurse Educator
Baystate Medical Practices

Rebecca Dobert
Project Manager
Baystate Medical Center

Christine Fitch, DO
Assistant Professor
UMASS Medical School - Baystate
Palliative Physiciain
Baystate Medical Center

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

Lorraine Kermond, MSG, CDP
Manager, Professional Healthcare Education
Alzheimer's Association


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

Kelly Ann Pepin, MPH
Project Director

Institute for Health Care Improvement
Boston, MA

Jean Peretti, RN
Nurse

Baystate Medical Center

Robin Pleshaw, RN
Ambulatory Nurse Manager
Baystate Health

Anna Randall, CDP-CRS
Greater Springfield Senior Services
Baystate Health

Alina Sibley, NP
Lead Nurse Practitioner
Baystate Medical Center

Brenna Sorel, LCSW
Ambulatory Practice Social Worker
Baystate Health

Izckra Speight, CHW


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

  • 6.00 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 6.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PA’s should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 6.00 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.00 ASWB Continuing Education Credit(s)
  • 6.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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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:Thu, 12/31/2020 - 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.

Specific Aids or Services:
Please call Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education at 413-322-4242 if, under the Americans with Disabilities Act, you require specific aids or services during your visit to this continuing education program.