2017 Geriatrics and Long-Term Care Update


Date & Location
Thursday, September 21, 2017 8:00 AM - Saturday, September 23, 2017 4:00 PM   Reynolds Institute on Aging, Little Rock , AR

Specialties
Geriatric Medicine, Pharmacist, Physician Assistant, Social Work

Overview
Continuing education for healthcare professionals working with the elderly population, including physicians, nurses, dietitians, social workers, nursing home administrators, certified medical directors, pharmacists and other allied health care professionals.

Objectives

Download conference agenda here.

  1. Determine the signs and symptoms of dementia.
  2. Identify medical and legal issues of impaired drivers.
  3. Discuss the role of nutrition in treating chronic conditions, such as diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis and malnutrition in the geriatric population.
  4. Discuss changes in healthcare and the impact on the elderly.
  5. Identify common chronic health conditions in the geriatric population.
  6. Identify issues and best practices in Long Term Care.
  7. Discuss new medications and the concerns with some older medications.

Registration

Conference Registration:

(Includes Conference materials, continental breakfasts, lunches, & board reviews)

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION

(Before September 1, 2017)

ONE DAY

TWO DAYS

THREE DAYS

Physicians

 $110.00

 $220.00

 $270.00

Pharmacists

       $95.00

  $190.00

 $250.00

Nurses, Dietitians, CHES, Other HCPs

       $75.00

  $145.00

 $195.00

Students/Residents/Fellows*

       $40.00

                     $80.00

               $95.00

REGULAR REGISTRATION
(After
September 1 2017)

Physicians

 $125.00

 $245.00

 $315.00

Pharmacists

 $105.00

 $210.00

 $255.00

Nurses, Dietitians, CHES, Other HCPs

      $85.00

 $185.00

 $220.00

Students/Residents/Fellows*

      $50.00

                   $100.00

  $145.00

*Those who pay the Students/Residents/Fellows price may not claim continuing education as this cost does not include accreditation fees

 

NOTICE FOR UAMS DEPARTMENTS- If you plan to pay via IDT, please contact Vanessa Jackson in the UAMS OCE Office!

This invoice may be paid by IDT using the following information: 

Fund number 900

Cost center 1010857

G/L number 600001  

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY

A handling fee of $50.00 is deducted for cancellations.

Refund requests must be received by mail or fax one week prior to the conference

(September 14, 2017).



Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA Designation Statement

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

These knowledge based activities will provide pharmacists up to 24 contact hours or 2.4 CEU.  CE credit information, based on verification of live attendance and completion of the program evaluation, will be provided to NABP within 60 days after the activity completion. 

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Arkansas for Medical sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 24 ANCC contact hours.  Nursing contact hours will be awarded for successful completion of program components based upon documented attendance and completion of evaluation materials.


Exhibitor Information:

Limited exhibit space is available at the 2017 Geriatrics and Long-Term Care Update to be held September 21-23, 2017 in Little Rock, Arkansas at the Reynolds Institute on Aging on the UAMS Campus.  

Exhibit fee:  $350 per space/per day; All three days for $750

Exhibit fee includes:

  • Six foot table with cover
  • Listing in acknowledgement materials
  • List of conference attendees
  • Breakfast, breaks and reception setup in exhibitor area
  • One complimentary conference registration

Download exhibitor registration form here.