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2nd Annual Geriatric Symposium

Apr
26
Fri
Apr 26, 2013
Friday
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Nighthorse Campbell Native Health Building, Shore Family Forum
Aurora, CO

1 Alternative Date Available

2nd Annual Geriatric Symposium is also offered...

May
31
Sat
Saturday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
AIP2 Auditorium
Registration Open

This course provides nurses and other healthcare professionals a review of current issues and resources related to care of the geriatric patient. Topics will touch on the continuum of care from healthy aging through the end of life.

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

Payment is due at the time of registration. To make a payment via check, download the registration form at the bottom of this page, complete the 2nd page, and mail to the address indicated with a check.

Walk up registrations may be accepted if space permits. However, an additional $10 fee will be required. No exceptions.

Fees & Payment

$80- UCH/UCH Affiliate Employee

$100- Non-UCH/UCH Affiliate Employee

$25- Student (undergraduate)

Description

University of Colorado Hospital & the Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders Champions Group present:

Mobility & Function in the Older Adults: It's a Joint Effort

This course provides nurses and other healthcare professionals a review of current issues and resources related to care of the geriatric patient.  Topics will touch on the continuum of care from healthy aging through the end of life.


Course Objectives

  • TBD 

Course Agenda

 

7:30 - 7:55- Registration & Continental Breakfast 

7:55 - 8:15- Welcome & Introductions

8:15 - 9:15- Maximizing Mobility in Older Adults

9:00 - 9:15- Break (Community Resources Table)

9:30 - 10:30- Panel Discussion: The Impact of immobility and

                       mobility on disease prevention & progression

10:30 - 11:30- Pharmaceuticals related to promotion of mobility,

                         prevention of bone disease, athritis, pain mngmt, Parkinson's disease, and medications that affect balance.

11:30 - 12:00-Safe Mobility at Home

12:00 - 1:00- Lunch Provided

1:00- 2:00- Older Driver Safety

2:00 - 3:00- Integrative Medicine approach to osteoarthritis,

                     rheumatoid athritis, sleep disturbances & urinary

                     incontinence; Thai Chi demonstration

3:00 - 4:00- Motivational Interviewing

4:00- Evaluations


Conference Handouts:

WILL BE POSTED ONLINE- You will receive an e-mail by May 26th with instructions for downloading the handouts.


6.5 CE’s Applied for Continuing Education. Contact hours will

be awarded to nurses who attend this program in its entirety

and complete the course evaluation.

University of Colorado Hospital is an approved provider of

continuing nursing education by the Colorado Nurses Association,

an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing

Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

Disclosure:

The members of the Planning Committee and the Faculty have attested for this continuing education event:

­    They do not have a vested interest,

­    There is no commercial support,

­    There is no commercial sponsorship and

­    There is no endorsement of products.

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This event will be held on the Anschutz Medical Campus in the Nighthorse Campbell Native Health building, 13055 E. 17th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045

Parking Information:

Parking at the Anschutz Medical Campus is by fee or by permit only. Parking for this activity is available in the Ignacio, Georgetown, or Cheyenne Wells parking lots. All are indicated with a red X on the attached map. Cash/Coin/Credit Card accepted. Handicapped visitor parking is also available.

Parking Map

Registration by check:

To make a payment via check, download the detailed brochure and complete registration form below, and mail to the address indicated with a check.

Registration Form

Instructor(s)

  • Multiple Lecturers

Contact

Therese Sedillo, Educational Program Coordinator at 720-848-6694 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location Instructor
1. Fri, April 26 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM Nighthorse Campbell Native Health Building, Shore Family Forum Multiple Lecturers

Location Details

  • Nighthorse Campbell Native Health Building, Shore Family Forum
    13055 17th Ave
    Aurora, CO