6th Annual Geriatric Behavioral Health Conference

Des Moines, IA US
November 4, 2022 to November 5, 2022

Registration

 
The 6th Annual Geriatric Behavioral Health Conference will be held in person at Des Moines University in Des Moines, IA, and streamed live online via Zoom. The cost to attend is the same for both options. Your preferred attendance option will be selected during the registration process.

Cost

Early pricing ends on September 30, 2022

 Early BirdRegular Rate
Healthcare Professionals$119$149
Broadlawns Medical Center Residents$0$0
Students$0$0

Single-day registrations are not permitted for this activity. If you cannot attend each session, the recording and supplemental resources will be made available within one (1) week of the conference. Continuing education credit is not available for watching the recordings.

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Learn from national experts about geriatric dementia and other mental health disorders in older adults.

Target Audience

This course is open to all interested healthcare professionals.

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Course summary
Course opens: 
06/01/2022
Course expires: 
11/05/2022
Event starts: 
11/04/2022 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
11/05/2022 - 5:00pm CDT
Cost:
$119.00
Rating: 
0

All times listed are in Central Time. The agenda is subject to change.

Friday, November 4, 2022

TimeSession
7:30 amRegistration & Breakfast
8:00 am

Welcome
Robert Bender, MD, Broadlawns Medical Center

8:15 am

Aging at Home with Mental Illness and Dementia
Lyn Hilgenberg, BA, CDCP, CSA, Daylily Consulting

  • Recognize challenges of the aging population coupled with concerns about the cost of care.
  • Interpret mental illness and dementia needs while coping within the home environment.
  • Discuss proper care delivery preparation that provides the highest well-being potential for the individual.
  • Consider the way forward, acknowledging challenges while reflecting on priorities, transitions, and support.
9:15 am

Treatment-Resistant Depression
Douglas Steenblock, MD, Iowa Veterans Home
Sean Barrett, DO, Broadlawns UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency Program

  • Define Treatment-Resistant Depression (TRD).
  • Identify multiple non-pharmacological treatment options for TRD.
  • Identify multiple pharmacological treatment options for TRD.
10:15 amBreak
10:30 am

Case Presentations
Kyle LeMasters, DO, Broadlawns UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency Program
Walter Mogeni, MBChB, Broadlawns UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency Program
Joseph Van Hulle, DO, Broadlawns UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency Program
Leonard Scott Richards, DO, UnityPoint Health (Facilitator)

Panelists will review several psychiatric cases in elderly patients, including delusional disorder and treatment-refractory bipolar I disorder.

  • Discuss complex geriatric behavioral health cases.
  • Identify various etiological factors that can cause delusional disorder, parasitosis, and/or unspecified psychosis. 
  • Develop effective treatment strategies to avoid polypharmacy in patients with new-onset delusional disorder, parasitosis, and/or unspecified psychosis. 
  • Discuss unique challenges of treatment-refractory bipolar I disorder in the geriatric population.
  • Create an effective plan for acute stabilization of treatment-refractory bipolar I disorder with special consideration of first-line treatment options.
12:00 pmLunch
1:00 pmPatient Testimonial
1:30 pm

Psychiatric Polypharmacy in the Elderly
Rebecca Lundquist, MD, Broadlawns UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency Program
Ryan Lee, DO, Broadlawns UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency Program

  • List three dangers of polypharmacy and/or prescribing inappropriate medication to elderly patients with psychiatric concerns.
  • Identify three common ways in which prescribing inappropriate medication may occur.
  • Apply prescribing best practices to patient cases.
  • Identify two potentially poor outcomes for each patient case and possible steps to improve the outcome.
2:30 pm

Prolonged and Complicated Grief
Chris Sparks, MSW, MPA, Iowa Veterans Home

  • Differentiate between prolonged and complicated grief and uncomplicated grief.
  • Recognize the mediators that influence the type, intensity, and duration of grief.
  • Recognize the types of deaths most likely to result in prolonged and complicated grief.
3:30 pmBreak
3:45 pm

Ethical Dilemmas
Francis Degnin, PhD, University of Northern Iowa
Tyler Zahrli, MD, Broadlawns UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency Program

4:45 pmAdjourn


Saturday, November 5, 2022

TimeSession
7:30 amRegistration & Breakfast
8:00 am

Better Talks, Better Tools, Better Outcomes: Rethinking Advance Care Planning
Alexander P. Gamble, MD, North Kansas City Hospital

  • Describe advance care planning.
  • Identify appropriate opportunities to address advance care planning.
  • Discuss available tools for advance care planning.
10:00 amBreak
10:15 am

Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia
Robert Bender, MD

  • Summarize updates related to the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.
  • Discuss new insights into decision-making abilities in dementia.
11:15 am

Pharmacologic Treatment of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia
Art Walaszek, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health

  • Describe the natural history, prevalence, and presentation of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD).
  • Develop a plan for assessing BPSD.
  • List the elements of a plan to manage BPSD, including behavioral, environmental, and pharmacological interventions.
12:45 pmAdjourn
Des Moines University
Olsen Center
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States
+1 (515) 271-1596

Des Moines University is located on a 22-acre campus in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa. Just west of downtown on Grand Avenue, the University is located in one of Des Moines' most prestigious neighborhoods. The campus is in a historic neighborhood filled with tree-lined streets and gracious older homes and businesses. Its central location makes it easy to access the rest of the city and outlying communities. The campus is close to the Des Moines International Airport, located on the bus line, and just blocks from local shopping and downtown Des Moines.

Travel

Hotel Accommodations

There are numerous hotels available in the Des Moines area. Below are a few options located downtown (close to campus), and near the airport. Some hotels offer shuttle service to DMU, but you must inquire with the hotel directly. All hotels offer shuttle service to and from the airport.

Some hotels may offer a discount (based on availability). Mention DMU to your hotel to see if a discount may be available.

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Robert Bender, MD
Geriatric & Memory Center Section Chief, Broadlawns Medical Center

Biography

Rebecca Lundquist, MD
Director, Broadlawns UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency Program

Biography

Douglas Steenblock, MD
Chief of Mental Health Services, Iowa Veterans Home 

Biography

Sean Barrett, DO
Second Year Resident, Broadlawns UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency Program

Biography

Francis Degnin, PhD
Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Northern Iowa

Biography

Alexander P. Gamble, MD
Attending Physician, North Kansas City Hospital

Biography

Lyn Hilgenberg, BA, CDCP, CSA
Owner and Consultant, Daylily Consulting

Biography

Ryan Lee, DO
Second Year Resident, Broadlawns UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency Program

Biography

Kyle LeMasters, DO
Fourth Year Resident, Broadlawns UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency Program

Biography

Walter Mogeni, MBChB
Third Year Resident, Broadlawns UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency Program

Biography

Leonard Scott Richards, DO
Associate Program Director, Broadlawns UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency Program, UnityPoint Health

Biography

Chris Sparks, MSW, MPA
Social Worker, Iowa Veterans Home

Biography

Joseph Van Hulle, DO
Second Year Resident, Broadlawns UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency Program

Biography

Art Walaszek, MD
Vice Chair for Education and Faculty Development, Director of Psychiatry Residency Training, Geriatric Psychiatrist, and Professor of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health

Biography

Tyler Zahrli, MD
Fourth Year Resident, Broadlawns UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency Program

Biography

 

ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS

  • MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this activity for a maximum of 11.5 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
  • Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 11.5 continuing education contact hour(s). Nurses must attend the entire session to receive credit. Partial session credit is prohibited and will be forfeited.
  • Other healthcare providers: This live activity is designated for 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

EDUCATIONAL GRANTS

No ineligible company provided financial support for this continuing education activity. 

DISCLOSURE

The speaker(s) will disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. 

Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the following individual(s) have no conflict(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

  • Robert L. Bender, MD - Planning Committee Member, Moderator, and Speaker
  • Francis Degnin, PhD - Speaker
  • Alexander P. Gamble, MD - Speaker
  • Lyn Hilgenberg, BA, CDCP, CSA - Speaker
  • Brenda Hoskins-Mein, DNP, ARNP - Planning Committee Member
  • Ryan Lee, DO - Speaker
  • Rebecca Lundquist, MD - Planning Committee Member and Speaker
  • Walter Mogeni MBChB - Speaker
  • Chris Sparks, MSW, MPA - Speaker
  • Tyler Zahrli, MD - Speaker

Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the following individual(s) have conflict(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

  • Sean Barrett, DO - Speaker. Dr. Barrett has no financial relationships to disclose but does intend to discuss off-label use of a commercial product.
  • Kyle LeMasters, DO - Speaker. Dr. LeMasters has no financial relationships to disclose but does intend to discuss off-label use of a commercial product.
  • Douglas F. Steenblock, MD - Planning Committee Member, Moderator, and Speaker. Dr. Steenblock has no financial relationships to disclose but does intend to discuss off-label use of a commercial product.
  • Joseph Van Hulle, DO - Speaker. Dr. Van Hulle has no financial relationships to disclose but does intend to discuss off-label use of a commercial product.
  • Arthur Walaszek, MD - Speaker. Dr. Walaszek has no financial relationships to disclose but does intend to discuss off-label use of a commercial product.

DISCLAIMER

The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

COMMUNITY OF SUPPORT

We would like to emphasize that we greatly value the support provided by sponsors, which facilitates the execution of a high-quality meeting experience for all. Thank you to the sponsors of the 6th Annual Geriatric Behavioral Health Conference! Click the organization's logo to learn more!

Tier 1 Sponsors

 


 

Tier 2 Sponsor

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Broadlawns Medical CenterIowa Veterans Home, and Des Moines University are pleased to announce sponsorship opportunities for the 6th Annual Geriatric Behavioral Health Conference scheduled for November 4-5, 2022. The planning committee’s goal is to build a community of support for attendees while ensuring that sponsors receive marketing opportunities at an incredible value.

Attendees of this conference include physicians, pharmacists, nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers, physician assistants, interested support staff, and healthcare students. 100% of the attendees from the 5th Annual Geriatric Behavioral Health Conference agreed the educational activity made them more effective in their practice. We know this level of excellence and education will continue this year.

If you are interested in sponsoring the 6th Annual Geriatric Behavioral Health Conference, please email cme@dmu.edu or call 515-271-1596.

THE FOLLOWING SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE:

Tier 1 Sponsor – $800

  • In-person exhibit space that includes one table and two chairs.
  • Virtual exhibit space that includes:
    • Your company logo linked to the company website.
    • Embedded two-minute pre-recorded video or static advertisement image.
    • Link to up to two resources (PDF handout, a printable resource for patients, URL, etc.).
    • Link to contact a representative for more information.
  • Two complimentary registrations to attend in-person at Des Moines University.
  • The moderator will verbally recognize your company at the start of each day.
  • Time allotted for at least two 15-minute networking breaks and one 60-minute lunch break.
  • List of conference attendees that consent to have their contact information shared, including mailing address and email address.

Tier 2 Sponsor – $500

  • Two complimentary registrations to attend virtually via Zoom.
  • The moderator will verbally recognize your company at the start of each day.
  • Virtual exhibit space that includes:
    • Your company logo linked to the company website.
    • One-page static advertisement image.
    • Link to up to two resources (PDF handout, a printable resource for patients, URL, etc.).
    • Link to contact a representative for more information.

Tier 3 Sponsor (logo only) - $200

  • Be a part of the community of support.
  • Your company logo will be linked to the company website on the conference registration website and within the virtual exhibit hall.
  • Your company logo is included in all digital and on-site print materials recognizing conference sponsors.
  • The moderator will verbally recognize your company at the start of each day.
  • Complimentary registration is not included.

 

Price

Cost:
$119.00
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Single-day registrations are not permitted for this activity. If you cannot attend each session, the recording and supplemental resources will be made available within one (1) week of the conference. Continuing education credit is not available for watching the recordings.

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • All cancellations must be received in writing at cme@dmu.edu.
  • A nonrefundable administrative fee of $20 will be charged for all cancellations.
  • No refunds will be given three (3) business days before the activity start date.
  • Canceled registrations can be transferred to another individual for the same activity.
  • Individuals who fail to attend the activity (no-shows) will not receive any refund. Forfeited fees may not be applied to any other activity.