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A Gerontology Conference for Professionals

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The purpose of this one day conference is to provide a forum for gerontology health care professionals, providers, administrators, educators, regulatory personnel and others interested, to discuss complex care issues common to all who care for older adults, regardless of setting.

This conference will offer the latest information on a variety of geriatric related topics that will include updates on aging trends in Missouri, special session on Cognitive Stimulation Therapy, falls and innovative approaches in Parkinson’s Disease.

The conference will feature Dr. John E. Morley, Director of the Division of Geriatric Medicine at Saint Louis University. Dr. Morley is known internationally as a gerontological researcher, clinician, and educator.

At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to:

1. Describe a wide variety of current treatment modalities surrounding the care of older adults.

2. Apply research and clinical evidence for safe patient handling and falls management of older adults.

3. Identify resources to improve overall health status for aging populations.

4. To understand how to apply the key principles for Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST).

5. Discuss new concepts learned and how they can apply in the clinical practice/case management setting for care of older patients.

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$50 Registration (with CE credits*)

FREE for Students (MUST register to attend)

Lunch is provided with each registration

Professional continuing education hours are available for the following disciplines:

Nurse (APRN, RN)

Nursing Home Administrator- continuing education hours pending

Activities Directors and

Social Workers

*This activity has been submitted to the Midwest Multistate Division for approval to award nursing contact hours. The Midwest Multistate Division is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

For more information regarding contact hours, please call Laura McVay @573-785-2444.

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