University of Colorado Hospital & the Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders Committee present:
Current Issues in Elder Care: An Inter-Professional Collaboration
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.
- Identify opportunities to improve care for the elderly through leadership
- Discuss the relationship between life style and healthy aging
- Discuss the identification, management, and prevention of dementia
- Discuss improvements in the management of medication for seniors
- Identify tools to respond to elder abuse
- Discuss programs and resources to facilitate transitions of care
7:30 - 7:55- Registration & Continental Breakfast
7:55 - 8:00- Welcome & Introductions
8:00 - 9:00- Leading Change for the Care of the Elderly
9:00 - 9:15- Break
9:15 - 10:15- Healthy Aging
10:15 - 11:15- Assessment of Cognitive Impairment: Pearls for Practice
11:15 - 12:15- Drug Therapy Clinical Pearls for Transitions of Care
12:15 - 1:00- Lunch Provided
1:00- 2:00- Elder Abuse:Tools to Help Medical Staff Identify & Respond
2:00 - 3:00- Panel Discussion
3:00 - 3:15- Break
3:15 - 4:15- The Quality of End of LIfe Care in Nursing Homes
4:15 - 4:30- Evaluations
WILL BE POSTED ONLINE- You will receive an e-mail by April 22nd with instructions for downloading the handouts.
7 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.
No financial, professional, or personal conflicts of interest
have been determined to be present for this course. There is
no additional commercial support for this course.
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 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.
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.