3rd Annual Geriatric Behavioral Health Conference

Des Moines, IA US
October 3, 2019 to October 4, 2019

Registration


Attend on-site at Des Moines University or on-line! 

Cost

  • Healthcare Professionals: $99
  • Broadlawns Medical Center Residents: $0
  • Students: $0
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Target Audience

This course is open to all interested healthcare providers.

Purpose

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

Challenging Cases Panel Discussion

New this year! The Geriatric Behavioral Health Conference will feature a panel discussion in which experts in the field attempt to navigate your most challenging cases. Innovative ideas and solutions that improve geriatric behavioral health care are also encouraged. Two to four cases will be selected from the submissions and discussed live during the conference. Submit a case that has you stumped or that others may benefit from hearing. The goal is to discuss challenges that may arise, how to confront these challenges, and what has been learned as a result of the case.

Case presentation submission deadline: Thursday, September 19

SUBMIT A CASE PRESENTATION (CLOSED)

Agenda

Thursday, October 3
7 amRegistration and Breakfast
7:50 amWelcome
Robert Bender, MD, Broadlawns Medical Center
8 am

Psychiatric Evaluation in the Geriatric Patient
Robert Bender, MD, Broadlawns Medical Center

  • Document interventions for the geriatric psych patient. 
  • Evaluate interventions for the geriatric psych patient. 
  • Diagnose interventions for the geriatric psych patient. 
  • Plan interventions for the geriatric psych patient. 
8:45 am

Psychotic Disorders in Late Life
Douglas Steenblock, MD, Iowa Veterans Home

  • Recognize disorders other than schizophrenia which can cause psychosis in the elderly.
  • Select appropriate treatments for psychotic disorders other than schizophrenia which occur in the geriatric population.
9:30 am

Break

9:45 am

Depression and Other Mood Disorders
Robert Bender, MD, Broadlawns Medical Center

  • Diagnosis depression.
  • Develop a treatment plan for a patient with a depression diagnosis. 
10:30 am

Anxiety in Older Life
Paul Volker, MD, Des Moines University

  • Differentiate between the different forms of anxiety, particularly in comparing what is typically seen in younger and older adults.
  • Summarize the difficulties in treating anxiety as a co-morbid condition with other physical and mental diagnoses in the older adult.
  • Discuss the therapies available in the treatment of anxiety in older adults, and risks and benefits in comparison between younger and older populations.
  • Discuss the challenges of treating anxiety in the patient with dementia.
11:15 am

Lunch

12 pm

Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Robert Bender, MD, Broadlawns Medical Center

  • Recognize the early signs of a patient with schizophrenia. 
  • Review the guidelines when managing a patient with schizophrenia.
12:45 pm

Sleep Disorders in Late Life
Jason Wittmer, MD, FCCP, Broadlawns Medical Center

  • Differentiate between normal sleep changes of aging and sleep disorders.
  • Develop effective evaluation and treatment plans for the most commonly encountered sleep disorders in the elderly.
1:30 pm

Break

1:45 pm

Bipolar Disorder in Late Life
Rebecca Lundquist, MD, Broadlawns Medical Center

  • Describe at least two important considerations in choosing medications for patients with bipolar disorder as they age. 
  • Give at least two examples of disorders other than bipolar disorder in the differential diagnosis of patients over age sixty with episodes that may be indicative of bipolar disorder.
  • Discuss common comorbidities in patients with bipolar disorder as they age. 
2:30 pm

Challenging Cases Panel Discussion
Joshua Edwards, DO, Broadlawns Medical Center
Rebecca Lundquist, MD, Broadlawns Medical Center
Dhrumil Patel, MD, Broadlawns Medical Center
L. Scott Richards, DO, UnityPoint Health

4 pmAdjourn
Friday, October 4
7 am

Registration and Breakfast

8 am

Challenges and Opportunities in Delivering Excellent Geriatric Mental Health
Robert Bender, MD, Broadlawns Medical Center

  • Reflect on the advances of geriatric psychiatric care. 
  • List the challenges in applying these advances.
  • Identify opportunities for multiple disciplines to work together.
8:45 am

Confusion and Old Age: Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management
Yogesh Shah, MD, MPH, Broadlawns Medical Center

  • List types of behavior changes due to dementia.
  • Recognize how to prevent behavior problems.
  • Describe how to manage behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia with and without medications.
9:30 am

Break

9:45 am

Electroconvulsive Therapy in Geriatrics
Ahmar Butt, MD, Broadlawns Medical Center

  • Select appropriate candidates for Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) with indications and contraindications for ECT.
  • List modifications of ECT techniques to enhance favorable treatment outcomes in patients with significant medical comorbidities.
  • Identify modifiable factors contributing to positive and negative outcomes.
10:30 am

Personality and Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders
Robert Bender, MD, Broadlawns Medical Center

  • List three somatoform disorders commonly seen in late life.
  • Recommend management options when treating somatoform disorders.
11:15 amLunch
11:45 am

Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits
Annette Carron, DO, CMD, FACOI, FAAHPM, Henry Ford Macomb Hospital

  • Accurately assess patient with pain for consideration of an opioid trial.
  • Establish realistic goals for pain management and restoration of function.
  • Initiate opioid treatment (IR and ER/LA) safely and judiciously, maximizing efficacy while minimizing risks.
  • Monitor and re-evaluate treatment continuously; discontinue safely when appropriate.
  • Counsel patient and caregivers about use, misuse, abuse, diversion, and overdose.
  • Educate patients about safe storage and disposal of opioids. 
1:45 pmWrap-Up and Complete CO*RE REMS Materials
2 pmAdjourn

Speakers

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

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

Annette Carron, DO, CMD, FACOI, FAAHPM
Geriatrics and Palliative Care, Henry Ford Macomb Hospital
Biography

Joshua Edwards, DO
Psychiatry Resident, Broadlawns Medical Center
 

Rebecca Lundquist, MD
Director, Psychiatric Residency Program, Broadlawns Medical Center
Biography

Dhrumil Patel, MD
Psychiatry Resident, Broadlawns Medical Center
 

L. Scott Richards, DO
Psychiatry, UnityPoint Health
Biography

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

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

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

Jason Wittmer, MD, FCCP
Internal Medicine, Broadlawns Medical Center
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, Activity Director and Speaker
  • Ahmar Butt, MD, Speaker
  • Annette Carron, DO, CMD, FACOI, FAAHPM, Speaker
  • Joshua Edwards, DO, Speaker
  • Dhrumil Patel, MD, Speaker
  • L. Scott Richards, DO, Speaker
  • Yogesh Shah, MD, MPH, Activity Director and Speaker

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

  • Rebecca Lundquist, MD, Speaker - Dr. Lundquist doesn't have a financial relationship to disclose but does intend to discuss off-label uses of commercial products/devices. Spouse was employed as a research scientist by Novartis through the end of March 2019.
  • Douglas Steenblock, MD, Speaker - No financial relationships to disclose but does intend to discuss off-label uses of commercial products/devices.
  • Jason Wittmer, MD, FCCP, Speaker - No financial relationships to disclose but does intend to discuss off-label uses of commercial products/devices.
  • Paul Volker, MD, Speaker - No financial relationships to disclose but does intend to discuss off-label uses of commercial products/devices.

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Sponsors

Exhibitor space is available at the tiered cost of $150 - $800. Please email cme@dmu.edu for more information if you are interested in participating in the conference.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.75 AOA Category 1­A
  • 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 11.75 IBON
  • 11.75 CE Contact Hour(s)
Course opens: 
05/29/2019
Course expires: 
10/04/2019
Event starts: 
10/03/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
10/04/2019 - 1:45pm
Cost:
$99.00
Rating: 
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Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Olsen Center
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 more can be found on the DMU accommodations website. 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 11.75 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 11.75 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 11.75 continuing education contact hour(s). Nurses must attend the entire session within each day to receive credit. Partial session credit is prohibited and will be forfeited. 
  • Other Health Professionals: This live activity is designated for a maximum of 11.75 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

  • 11.75 AOA Category 1­A
  • 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 11.75 IBON
  • 11.75 CE Contact Hour(s)

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/29/2019
Course expires: 
10/04/2019

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.