4th Annual Geriatric Behavioral Health Conference

October 1, 2020 to October 2, 2020

Registration


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. 

Topics

The 4th Annual Geriatric Behavioral Health Conference will include the following topics and more!

  • POA/guardianship issues in geriatric behavioral health
  • Psychotherapy delivered by primary care providers
  • Use of electroconvulsive therapy beyond depression
  • Physiologic changes with aging impacting geriatric psych
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder in late life
  • Spirituality and the brain
  • The addicted brain and chemical dependency
  • Schizophrenia in long-term care

Agenda

Thursday, October 1
7:50 amWelcome
Robert Bender, MD, Broadlawns Medical Center
8 am

Physiologic Changes with Aging Impacting Geriatric Psych
Robert Bender, MD

  • Describe the physiologic changes with aging that effect geriatric psych.
8:45 am

Beyond Medicine: Practical Strategies for Primary Care Providers
Kathleen Laurin, PhD, Broadlawns Medical Center

  • Describe the vital role of the primary care provider in offering non-medication strategies to address issues relevant to health and mental health in aging patients.
  • Identify patients who need, or will benefit from, non-medication strategies and resources in daily practice.
  • Utilize resources provided to go beyond medication to address the whole-person (system) needs of aging patients.
9:30 am

Break

9:45 am

Rapid Presentations with Algorithms

  • Anxiety: Robert Bender, MD
    • Discuss a cook book approach to patients with the complaint of anxiety, including differential diagnosis, intervention, and follow-up.
  • Depression: Ahmar Butt, MD, Broadlawns Medical Center
  • Delirium: Kiel Morris, DO, Broadlawns Medical Center
    • Distinguish between Delirium and Dementia.
10:30 am

Beyond Depression: Use of Electroconvulsive Therapy in Geriatrics
Ahmar Butt, MD

  • Review the outcome of landmark studies including Prolonging Remission in Depressed Elderly (PRIDE).
  • Describe the selection of patients, indications, contraindications, and modifications of electroconvulsive therapy.
  • Review modifiable factors that contribute to positive outcomes.
11:15 am

Lunch and Exhibitor Breakout Rooms

12 pm

Bipolar Disorder in the Geriatric Patient
Rebecca Lundquist, MD, Broadlawns-UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency
Dhrumil Patel, MD, Broadlawns-UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency

  • List three key differences in the presentation of bipolar disorder between an older adult and a younger adult.
  • Evaluate potential efficacy and safety of proposed drug regimens for the treatment of bipolar disorder in an older adult.
12:45 pm

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Old Age
Robert Bender, MD

  • Describe the underlying pathophysiology, symptomology, and diagnostic criteria for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
  • Discuss treatment and follow-up related to an OCD diagnosis.
1:30 pm

Break

1:40 pm

Movement Disorders in Geriatric Psych (non-CME)
Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH, Rakesh Jain, MD Mental Wellness Psychiatry

2:25 pmBreak
2:30 pm

Challenging Cases Panel Discussion
Leonard S. Richards, DO, Broadlawns-UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency
Maham Bangash, DO, Broadlawns-UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency
Nickolas Williams, DO, Broadlawns-UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency

  • Identify common features of mania in the geriatric population.
  • Develop strategies to address and treat mania in a geriatric patient.
4 pmAdjourn
Friday, October 2
8 am

Spirituality and the Brain
Robert Bender, MD

  • Examine the effects on the brain with spiritual practice.
8:45 am

The Addicted Brain and Chemical Dependency
Michelle Davids, DO, Broadlawns Medical Center
Kyle LeMasters, DO, Broadlawns-UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency

  • List the medications which are FDA approved for Alcohol Use Disorder.
  • Develop a treatment plan for a patient with an Alcohol Use Disorder.
  • Utilize screening tools for potential problematic alcohol use.
9:30 am

Break

9:45 am

Schizophrenia in Long-Term Care
Douglas Steenblock, MD, Iowa Veterans Home

  • Discuss the psychopharmacologic management of schizophrenic patients in long-term care settings.
  • Identify the unique clinical aspects of schizophrenia in late life.
10:30 am

Legal Considerations in Geriatric Psych - POA/Guardianship
Sherri McLerran, NCG, Guardianship Association of Iowa Network
Nathan D. Miller, JD, Beecher, Field, Walker, Morris, Hoffman & Johnson, P.C.

  • Differentiate between power of attorney and guardianship.
  • Describe the difference between substituted judgment and best interest standards.
  • List several standards or ethical principles from National Guardianship Association.
11:15 amLunch and Exhibitor Breakout Rooms
12 pm

Psychiatric Care of the Aging Veteran
James Chambliss, MD, Broadlawns-UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency
Lori Suvalsky, MD, VA Central Iowa Health Care System

  • Recognize an aging veteran with need for psychiatric care.
  • Describe non-pharmacological interventions for helping aging veterans in need of psychiatric care.
  • Describe the role of pharmacological interventions for helping aging veterans in need of psychiatric care.
12:45 pm

Difficult Patients Panel Discussion
Janice Landy, MD, UnityPoint Health - Des Moines
Tyler Zahrli, MD, MA, Broadlawns-UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency
Autumn Brunia, DO, Broadlawns-UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency

  • Discuss the mechanism which results in increased complexity of medicating psychosis in patients with Parkinson’s/Lewy Body Dementia.
  • Identify three options for treating psychosis in patients with Parkinson’s/Lewy Body Dementia.
  • Identify three alternatives to lithium for treatment of Bipolar Affective Disorder in the geriatric population.
2:15 pmWrap-Up
2:30 pmAdjourn

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 11.50 AOA Category 1­A
  • 11.50 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 11.50 IBON
Course opens: 
07/01/2020
Course expires: 
10/02/2020
Event starts: 
10/01/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
10/02/2020 - 2:30pm
Cost:
$99.00
Rating: 
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Maham Bangash, DO
Broadlawns-UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency

Biography

Robert Bender, MD
Broadlawns Medical Center

Biography
 

Autumn Brunia, DO
Broadlawns-UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency

Biography

Ahmar Butt, MD 
Broadlawns Medical Center

Biography
 

James Chambliss, MD
Broadlawns-UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency

Biography

Michelle Davids, DO
Broadlawns Medical Center

Biography
 

Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH
Rakesh Jain, MD Mental Wellness Psychiatry

Biography

Janice Landy, MD
UnityPoint Health - Des Moines

Biography
 

Kathleen Laurin, PhD
Broadlawns Medical Center

Biography
 

Kyle LeMasters, DO
Broadlawns-UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency

Biography

Rebecca Lundquist, MD
Broadlawns-UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency

Biography

Sherri McLerran, NCG
Guardianship Association of Iowa Network

Biography
 

Nathan D. Miller, JD
Beecher, Field, Walker, Morris, Hoffman & Johnson, P.C.

Biography

Kiel Morris, DO
Broadlawns Medical Center

Biography
 

Dhrumil Patel, MD
Broadlawns-UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency

Biography

Leonard S. Richards, DO
Broadlawns-UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency

Biography

Douglas Steenblock, MD
Iowa Veterans Home

Biography
 

Lori Suvalsky, MD
VA Central Iowa Health Care System

Biography
 

Nickolas Williams, DO
Broadlawns-UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency

Biography

Tyler Zahrli, MD, MA
Broadlawns-UnityPoint Psychiatry Residency

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) 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 11.5 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 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 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 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

    EDUCATIONAL GRANTS

    No commercial interest 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 commercial interest companies to disclose.

    • Robert Bender, MD, activity director, speaker, and planning committee member
    • Christina Billings, MPH, CHCP, planning committee member
    • Michelle Davids, DO, speaker
    • Vanessa Gray, MHA, CMP, CHCP, planning committee member
    • Janice Landy, MD, speaker
    • Kathleen Laurin, PhD, speaker
    • Kyle LeMasters, DO, speaker
    • Sherri McLerran, NCG, speaker
    • Nathan D. Miller, JD, speaker
    • Douglas Steenblock, MD, speaker
    • Nickolas Williams, DO, speaker

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

    • Maham Bangash, DO, speaker, intends to discuss off-label use of a commercial product.
    • Autumn Brunia, DO, speaker, intends to discuss off-label use of a commercial product.
    • Ahmar Butt, MD, speaker, intends to discuss off-label use of a commercial product.
    • James Chambliss, MD, speaker, intends to discuss off-label use of a commercial product.
    • Rebecca Lundquist, MD, speaker and planning committee member, intends to discuss off-label use of a commercial product.
    • Kiel Morris, DO, speaker, intends to discuss off-label use of a commercial product.
    • Dhrumil Patel, MD, speaker, intends to discuss off-label use of a commercial product.
    • Leonard S. Richards, MD, speaker, intends to discuss off-label use of a commercial product.
    • Lori Suvalsky, MD, speaker, spouse owns share in Pfizer stock.
    • Tyler Zahrli, MD, MA, speaker, intends 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.

    Available Credit

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

    If you are interested in exhibiting at this conference, please use the REGISTER tab to submit your registration and payment. The DMU CME office will reach out to you before the conference to collect additional information. Please email cme@dmu.edu or call 515-271-1596 if you have any questions.

    Cost:

    • Standard: $300
    • Non-profit: $100

    The following engagement opportunities are available:

    • Daily exhibitor email sent to participants – exhibitor logo will be linked to the exhibitor website. Exhibitors have the option to include a paragraph (maximum of 100 words) to be featured in the emails. These emails will also include a link to the exhibitor's Zoom breakout room that participants will use to interact with your representative.
    • Website treasure hunt – exhibitor will submit two (2) questions to the planning committee that participants will search for on their website. This helps drive traffic to the website and encourages participants to interact with the content.
    • Breakout room bingo – exhibitors will have the option to be available within a designated room of the Zoom platform for face-to-face interaction with interested participants. Exhibitors will receive a code word to provide to participants that will verify their interaction. Breakout rooms will be available during the breaks, for a total of 2 hours and 15 minutes over the course of the two-day conference. The DMU CME office will schedule the Zoom sessions and will provide you with the access link prior to the conference.

    To incentivize engagement with exhibitors, participants who complete the:

    • Website treasure hunt will be entered into a drawing for four (4) half-off registrations for the 5th Annual Geriatric Behavioral Health Conference
    • Breakout room bingo will be entered into a drawing for two (2) complimentary registrations for the 5th Annual Geriatric Behavioral Health Conference

    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.