Geri Pal TLC Immersion Course - October 16

Holyoke, MA US
October 16, 2020

Date & Location:

Friday, October 16, 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
  • Work in inter-professional teams to design quality improvement projects
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.25 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 3.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PA’s should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 3.25 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.25 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 3.25 ASWB Continuing Education Credit(s)
  • 3.25 BCIPE Instructional Hours
Course opens: 
02/11/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
10/16/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
10/16/2020 - 12:45pm
Cost:
$25.00
Rating: 
0

Program Schedule 

7:45Registration and Breakfast
  
8:00Introduction to Baystate GWEP
 Maura Brennan, MD
 Rebecca Dobert
  
8:20Age Friendly Health System
 Kelly Ann Pepin, MPH
  
8:45Introduction to Project ECHO
 Sik Kim Ang, MD
 Rebecca Dobert
  
9:15Quality Improvement 101
 Kelly Ann Pepin, MPH
  
10:00Break
  
10:15Introduction to PDSAs & Practice Drill
 Kelly Ann Pepin, MPH
 Rebecca Dobert
  
10:45Applying QI Tools to a Project
 Christina Fitch, DO
 Alina Sibley, NP
  
11:15Project ECHO QI Ideas
 Open Forum
  
11:40Feedback
  
12:00Lunch
  
12:45Adjourn

 

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

Rebecca Dobert
Project Manager
Baystate Medical Center

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

 

Kelly Ann Pepin, MPH
Project Director
Institute for Health Care Improvement
Boston, MA

Alina Sibley, NP
Lead Nurse Practitioner
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

  • 3.25 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 3.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PA’s should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 3.25 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.25 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 3.25 ASWB Continuing Education Credit(s)
  • 3.25 BCIPE Instructional Hours

Price

Cost:
$25.00
Please login or register to take this course.

 

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.