2nd Annual Geriatric Psych Conference

Des Moines, IA US
October 4, 2018 to October 5, 2018

Registration


This course is open to all interested healthcare providers. Attend on-site at Des Moines University or on-line! 

Cost

  • Healthcare Professionals: $99
  • Students: $0
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Purpose

Learn from national experts about geriatric dementia and the complications that often accompany the disorder. Open to all interested healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate increased knowledge with regard to dementia diagnosis and treatment.
  • Differentiate types of dementia.
  • Recognize neuropsychiatric complications associated with dementia.
  • Identify psychiatric disorders that may present in the geriatric population with or without dementia.

Agenda

Thursday, October 4
10 amRegistration
11:30 amWelcome
Robert Bender, MD, Broadlawns Medical Center
12:30 pm

Use of Antipsychotics in the Nursing Home Population
Hari Kannan, MD, South Dakota

  • Identify behaviors associated with neurodegenerative disease.
  • Differentiate between symptoms that are amenable to pharmacological intervention versus non-pharmacological approaches.
  • Understand the role of antipsychotics in the nursing home environment.
1:30 pm

Polypharmacy
Paul Volker, MD, Des Moines University

  • Explain the risks to patient health and monetary costs associated with polypharmacy.
  • Understand generally the concepts of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics and how they affect prescribing in older adults.
  • Give examples of “good” or “necessary” polypharmacy.
  • List specific classes of drugs relatively contraindicated in the geriatric population.
  • Describe the history, importance, and application of Beers’ Criteria.
  • Explain the principles of prescribing for older patients.
2:30 pm

Break

2:45 pm

Non-Pharmacologic Approaches with Dementia Care
BreAnn Klaas, RN, Independent Educator

  • Develop a person-centered approach for at least one person with dementia using 0-1 RX as an intervention.
  • List at least five non-pharmacologic approaches to dementia care.
  • Explain how non-pharmacologic approaches benefit a person with dementia. 
3:45 pm

Depression in Older Adults
Ahmar Butt, MD, Broadlawns Medical Center 

  • List symptoms and causes of late-life mood disorders in older adults.
  • Compare and contrast the presentation of mood disorders in older patients to those of younger patients.
  • Treat mood disorders in aging adults.
4:45 pmAdjourn
Friday, October 5
8:30 am

Choosing Wisely® in Care of the Elderly
Paul Mulhausen, MD, MHS, FACP, Telligen

  • Reference and use the AGS and the AMDA-PALTC Choosing Wisely® resources in the care of your aging patients.
  • Effectively manage dementia-related problem behaviors with evidence-based approaches to use of antipsychotics.
  • Consistently recommend non-pharmacologic approaches to the management of insomnia before recommending sedative-hypnotics.
9 am

Dementia
Robert Bender, MD, Broadlawns Medical Center

  • Identify the risks for and causes of dementia.
  • Evaluate patients with dementia.
  • Plan behavioral and pharmacologic treatment strategies to minimize the personal, social, & financial impacts of dementia.
  • Refer patients and caregivers to available community resources.
10 am

Break

10:15 am

Neuropsychology and Psychotherapy: Considerations for Evaluation and Referral in Primary Care
Kathleen Laurin, PhD, Broadlawns Medical Center

  • Identify aspects of patient history relevant to questions of suspected cognitive decline.
  • List and discuss at least three tools for in-office cognitive and functional screening.
  • Identify patients appropriate for referral for formal neuropsychological testing and/or psychotherapy.
11:15 am

Alcohol Use in the Geriatric Population
Michelle Davids, DO, Broadlawns Medical Center 

  • Define alcohol use disorder in the elderly.
  • Identify ways in which to screen for alcohol use disorder in the geriatric population.
  • Use interventions to treat alcohol use disorders.
12:15 pm

Lunch

12:45 pm

Evaluating Decisional Capacity: Basics and Beyond
Kyle S. Page, PhD, ABPP, VA Central Iowa Health Care System
Kathleen C. Matthews, PhD, VA Central Iowa Health Care System

  • Summarize four commonly recognized standards of a decisional capacity evaluation for consenting to medical treatment.
  • List strengths and challenges of current evaluation approaches.
  • Analyze evaluation challenges when working with a geriatric population.
2:15 pmBreak
2:30 pm

Delirium
Yogesh Shah, MD, MPH, Broadlawns Medical Center

  • Identify criteria to diagnose delirium.
  • Identify risk factors associated with delirium diagnosis.
  • Differentiate between Delirium and Dementia.
  • Manage the treatment of delirium.
3:30 pm

Sexually Inappropriate Behaviors
Douglas Steenblock, MD, UnityPoint Health

  • Become more proficient in differentiating between normal expressions of sexuality and sexually inappropriate behavior. 
  • Review the potential underlying causes of sexually inappropriate behavior.
  • Discuss pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions used to manage sexually inappropriate behavior.
4:30 pmAdjourn

Speakers

Robert Bender, MD
Section Chief for Geriatrics, Broadlawns Medical Center
Biography

Ahmar Butt, MD 
Adult and Child Psychiatrist, Broadlawns Medical Center 
Biography

Michelle Davids, DO
Psychiatrist, Broadlawns Medical Center 
Biography

Hari Kannan, MD
Psychiatrist, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Biography

BreAnn Klaas, RN
Independent Educator

Kathleen Laurin, PhD
Behavioral Health Therapist, Broadlawns Medical Center
Biography

Kathleen C. Matthews, PhD
Geriatric Psychologist, VA Central Iowa Health Care System

Paul Mulhausen, MD, MHS, FACP
Chief Medical Officer, Telligen
Biography

Kyle S. Page, PhD, ABPP
Geriatric Psychologist, VA Central Iowa Health Care System

Yogesh Shah, MD, MPH 
Director of Palliative Care, Broadlawns Medical Center
Biography

Douglas Steenblock, MD
Psychiatrist, UnityPoint Health
Biography

Paul Volker, MD
Physician and Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, Des Moines University
Biography

Disclosures

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

  • Robert Bender, MD, Speaker
  • Michelle Davids, DO, Speaker
  • BreAnn Klaas, RN, Speaker
  • Kathleen Laurin, PhD, Speaker
  • Kathleen C. Matthews, PhD, Speaker
  • Kyle S. Page, PhD, ABPP, Speaker
  • Sandra Scholten, FNP-BC, CCD, Activity Director
  • Yogesh Shah, MD, MPH, Speaker

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

  • Ahmar Butt, MD, Speaker - Dr. Butt does not have a relationship with a commercial interest but does intend to discuss off-label uses of a commercial product and will disclose this to the audience.
  • Hari Kannan, MD, Speaker - Dr. Kannan discloses that he is a consultant for Allergan and Assurex, is on the speakers bureau for Avanir and Acadia, and that he intends to discuss off-label uses of a commercial product and will disclose this to the audience.
  • Paul Mulhausen, MD, MHS, FACP, Speaker - Dr. Mulhausen discloses that he is an employee of Telligen, Inc. and that he intends to discuss off-label uses of a commercial product and will disclose this to the audience.
  • Douglas Steenblock, MD, Speaker - Dr. Steenblock does not have a relationship with a commercial interest but does intend to discuss off-label uses of a commercial product and will disclose this to the audience.
  • Paul Volker, MD, Speaker - Dr. Volker discloses that he is a recipient of a HRSA grant through the Geriatrics Workforce Education Project.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.50 AOA Category 2­A
  • 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 10.50 IBON
  • 10.50 CE Contact Hours
Course opens: 
06/20/2018
Course expires: 
10/05/2018
Event starts: 
10/04/2018 - 11:30am
Event ends: 
10/05/2018 - 4:30pm
Cost:
$99.00
Rating: 
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Des Moines, IA 50312
United States
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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), near the airport and west of Des Moines. Some hotels offer shuttle service to DMU, but you must inquire with the hotel directly. Some hotels may offer a discount (based on availability). Mention DMU to your hotel to see if a discount may be available.

Des Moines Marriott – Downtown
700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-245-5500

  • May offer discounted rates
  • Airport shuttle service
  • Restaurant and lounge
  • Health club and indoor pool

Hyatt Place Des Moines
418 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-282-5555 or 888-591-1234

  • Airport shuttle service
  • Complimentary shuttle service to Des Moines University
  • Complimentary Hot American & Continental Breakfast
  • Fitness Center & Indoor Pool
  • DMU Discounted Rate (mention Des Moines University Corporate Rate)

Renaissance Savery Hotel – Downtown
401 Locust Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
800-514-4706

  • Airport shuttle service
  • Restaurant and lounge
  • DMU discount on standard rooms (based on availability)

Continuing Education Credit

  • MD:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) through the joint providership of Des Moines University (DMU) and Broadlawns Medical Center. DMU is accredited by IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim 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 program for a maximum of 10.5 AOA Category 2-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 10.5 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.​
  • Other Health Professionals: This live activity is designated for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

EDUCATIONAL GRANTS

No commercial interest company provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

DISCLOSURE

Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also 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. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas. The information provided at this CME 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.

Available Credit

  • 10.50 AOA Category 2­A
  • 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 10.50 IBON
  • 10.50 CE Contact Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/20/2018
Course expires: 
10/05/2018

Price

Cost:
$99.00
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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 prior to the activity start date.
  • Cancelled 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.