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PharMerica's Clinical Geriatric Symposium - Boston, MA

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016 from 7:15 AM to 4:45 PM (EST)

PharMerica's Clinical Geriatric Symposium - Boston, MA

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Boston, MA (Early Bird Registration)   more info Oct 15, 2016 Free $0.00
Boston, MA (Late Registration) Not Started $25.00 $2.37

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PharMerica's Clinical Geriatric Symposium  

November 8, 2016

Boston Marriott Quincy 

1000 Marriott Drive

Quincy, MA 02169

Registration Fee

The cost for participation is $0 to all registrants who register BEFORE Friday, October 14th. All registrations must be postmarked no later than October 14th in order to receive the Early Bird Registration.

Registrations postmarked or made online after October 14th will be subject to the full registration fee of $25 per participant. The registration deadline is Friday, October 28th.

All registrations include: The opportunity to earn up to 6 CEUs, breakfast and lunch buffet, and a welcome gift.

Make Your Reservations Early!!

There is a special group rate of $189 per night single or double occupancy plus appropriate tax and service charge. Reservations must be made by Monday, October 17, 2016. To make your hotel reservations, call the Marriott at 1.800.228.9290 and reference PharMerica.

Hotel Information

Boston Marriott Quincy

1000 Marriott Drive

Quincy, MA 02169

Hotel: 617.472.1000


Registration Payment

Payment for the symposium, if made after early bird date, can be made via credit card only. American Express, Visa, or MasterCard are accepted. 

Cancellations/Refunds/Substitutions

Any change or cancellation must be made in writing and emailed to holli.jones@pharmerica.com. Refunds will not be issued after Friday, October 28th. Refunds will be processed within 15 days from date of request. Refunds or credits will not be made on no-shows. 

Substitutions will be allowed up to one (1) calendar day prior to the conference. Conference registration changes and/or substitutions must be made in writing via email to holli.jones@pharmerica.com.

 Agenda

7:15am

Registration

7:30am

Breakfast Buffet- Promotional Education Program

8:30am

“Managing Insulin Therapy in LTC: Beyond Sliding Scale”

Scott Drab, PharmD.,CDE, BC-ADM – 1.5 CE Hours

10:00am

Vendor Interaction

11:00am

“Reducing Re-hospitalization Risk in the Resident with Heart

 Failure” Gary Greenspan, MD– 1.5 CE Hours

12:30pm

Lunch Buffet - Promotional Education Program

1:30pm

“Pain Management in the New Era of DEA Oversight”

Daniel Haimowitz, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.M.D. – 1.5 CE Hours

3:00pm

Break

3:15pm

“New CMS Requirements for Antimicrobial Stewardship

Programs” Wayne Saltsman, M.D., Ph.D. - 1.5 CE Hours

Conference Attire

Casual attire is suitable for all meetings, sessions, and meals. Nursing scrubs are also accepted. Please remember to bring a sweater or jacket for air-conditioned rooms.

Contact Hours and Continuing Education Credits 

Nurses can earn up to 6 contact hours. Nursing home administrators and pharmacists can earn up to 6 hours of CEU. Individuals seeking approval for all other professional licensures must file independently and should contact, holli.jones@pharmerica.com, for the materials needed.

CE Statement

These offerings are approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing for continuing education contact hours Provider Number 5-0069.

NADONA/LTC is a Certified Sponsor of professional continuing education with the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and has approved this program for the number of clock hours listed under their sponsor agreement with NAB/NCERS.

State licensure boards, however, have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses.

In accordance with the PhRMA Code on Interaction with healthcare professionals, attendance at this education program is limited to healthcare professionals. Accordingly, attendance by guests or spouses is not appropriate.

Participants must be present for entire activity. No partial credit will be awarded. Participants must complete a post-event evaluation to receive contact hours. There is no conflict of interest for any nurse planner or presenter.  

 


Objectives: 

8:30 AM

Managing Insulin Therapy in LTC- Beyond Sliding Scale

Speaker: Scott Drab PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM

Objectives: Upon completion of this course the learner will:

1.   Describe the state of Diabetes Mellitus (DM) in older adults in the LTC setting.

2.   Describe the management of patients with DM in the LTC setting.

3.   Discuss current management standards, hazards of sliding scale insulin and barriers to effective management of DM.

4.   Describe the steps to initiate basal- bolus insulin regimen in a LTC setting.

11:00 AM

Reducing Re-Hospitalization Risk in the Resident with Heart Failure (HF)

Speaker: Gary Greenspan, MD

Objectives: Upon completion of the course, the learner will:

1.   Explain why heart failure matters.

2.   Identify methods used to diagnose and treat HF.

3.   Discuss reasons for HF admissions.

 1:30 PM

Pain Management in New Era of DEA Oversight

Speaker: Daniel Haimowitz MD, FACP, CMD

Objectives: Upon completion of the course, the learner will:

1.   Identify Key principles of acute and chronic pain management in  LTC patients.

2.   Discuss myths of pain treatment and best practices regarding E-prescribing controlled substances.

3.   Develop strategies to help LTC facilities and pharmacies to comply with controlled substance regulations and provide appropriate pain management for residents.

4.   Describe recent DEA regulatory changes affecting LTC facilities and pharmacies.

3:15 PM

New CMS Requirements for Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs

Speaker: Wayne Saltsman MD, PhD

Objectives: Upon completion of the course, the learner will:

1.   Describe the practice, healthcare costs and consequences regarding inappropriate antibiotic use.

2.   Review the current emphasis by CMS to improve care and outcomes.

3.   Describe some practical methods to improve antibiotic stewardship across the continuum of care.



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1000 Marriott Drive
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Tuesday, November 8, 2016 from 7:15 AM to 4:45 PM (EST)


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