Program for Thursday May 03, 2018

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Other Session

AGS MEMBERS BUSINESS MEETING

  • Date:
  • Time: 7:30am - 8:00am
  • Track: Networking
  • Location: Room: N. Hemisphere B-E

Meeting of the AGS membership. Reports on status of AGS 2017 highlights and introduction of the new President, Board members, and new AGS Fellows. 

Opening Remarks and Announcements
Thuan D. Ong, MD, MPH, 2018 Annual Meeting Program Chair

Treasurer's Report
Recognition of Outgoing Committee Members
Incoming President's Address 
Recognition of New AGS Fellows

 

Symposia

AGS CoCARE: ORTHO™ - LAUNCHING THE COMPREHENSIVE GERIATRIC FRACTURE CO-MANAGEMENT CURRICULUM AND TOOLKIT

  • Date:
  • Time: 8:15am - 9:15am
  • Track: Models of Care
  • Location: Asia 4

CME/CE: 1

Moderator: Daniel Ari Mendelson, MS, MD, AGSF, FACP, CMD

Learning Objectives: (1) delineate the essential components of AGS CoCare: Ortho™ and how to participate; (2) describe how the AGS  CoCare: Ortho™ program can simplify the implementation and business planning processes for geriatrics-orthopedics hip fracture  co-management and improve outcomes; (3) describe how to make the business case, implement, and adopt this approach to caring for older persons with hip fracture; and (4) describe case studies and examples nationally that have benefited from AGS CoCare: Ortho.

Curriculum, Toolkit, and Certification of AGS CoCare: Ortho™
Lynn McNicoll, MD, AGSF, FRCPC

Implementation, Financial, and Business Case Tools in the CoCare: Ortho™ Program
Lynn H. Spragens, MBA

Early Adopters of AGS CoCare: Ortho™
Maria T. Carney, MD, FACP

 

Section

FELLOWS-IN-TRAINING BREAKFAST

  • Date:
  • Time: 8:15am - 9:15am
  • Track: Networking
  • Location: S. Hemisphere III

Chair: Morgan Mihok, MD

Please join other fellows, faculty members, and leaders in geriatrics at the annual Fellows-in-Training Breakfast. This event is a unique opportunity to share and discuss ideas, past experiences, and future career plans while networking with colleagues and mentors from all across the country.

Symposia

MANAGEMENT OF MOVEMENT DISORDERS IN OLDER ADULTS

  • Date:
  • Time: 8:15am - 9:15am
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: S. Hemisphere I/II
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits

Moderator: Carlos Singer, MD

Learning Objectives: (1) develop effective treatment strategies for patients with tremors; (2) review a variety of treatment strategies for Restless Leg Syndrome; and (3) develop effective treatment strategies for patient’s with tremor in Parkinson’s disease.

Tremors
Theresa A. Zesiewicz, MD, FAAn
Management of Restless Leg Syndrome in Older Adults
William G. Ondo, MD

Parkinson's Disease
Carlos Singer, MD

 

Symposia

MODEL GERIATRIC PROGRAMS: GERIATRIC EDUCATION MATERIALS AND METHODS SWAP I - JOIN OUR TEAM! INTERPROFESSIONAL GERIATRICS EDUCATION

  • Date:
  • Time: 8:15am - 9:15am
  • Track: Education
  • Location: S. Hemisphere IV/V
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Management Credits, Nursing Credits

Developed by the Teachers Section and endorsed by the Education Committee  
Moderator: Rachel Miller, MD

This workshop presents a forum for teachers of geriatric education to share topics and materials of common interest, such as program development, curriculum, educational process and research in teaching and evaluation. Learning Objective: (1) describe and exchange geriatric education and teaching materials.

The Use of Simulation to Prepare Students for Interprofessional Practice in the Management of Geriatric Syndromes 

Joan E. Niederriter, PhD, MSN, CMSRN, RN-BC

Interprofessional Education for Geriatric Falls Risk Reduction
Diane K. Brown, PhD, MSN, RN, CCRN

Innovative Incorporation of Remote Site Standardized Patient Simulation into Interprofessional (IPE) Curricula
Melodee L. Harris, PhD, RN
Reduction in Falls Following an Interprofessional Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program on Evidence-based Falls Management and Prevention
Kristen M. Zimmerman, PharmD

 

Section

NURSES BREAKFAST

  • Date:
  • Time: 8:15am - 9:15am
  • Track: Networking
  • Location: Asia 1

Chair: Margaret I. Wallhagen, PhD, GNP-BC, AGSF

Join other nurses, nursing students, and AGS leaders at this special breakfast session. The breakfast will also include time for networking and presentations by AGS nursing leaders.

Section

PHARMACISTS BREAKFAST

  • Date:
  • Time: 8:15am - 9:15am
  • Track: Networking
  • Location: Oceanic 5

Chair: Todd Semla, PharmD, MS
The Pharmacists Breakfast is an opportunity for pharmacist members of AGS to network and discuss ways to collaborate. A discussion of leadership opportunities within AGS will also be a priority for the meeting.

Section

SOCIAL WORKERS BREAKFAST

  • Date:
  • Time: 8:15am - 9:15am
  • Track: Networking
  • Location: Oceanic 3

Chair: Dawn E. Butler, JD, MSW

Please join other social workers and social work students at the Social Workers Breakfast session. This session will provide an opportunity to meet, network, and collaborate with other social workers in the field of aging.  The session will also include opportunities to discuss experiences and projects related to collaborations between health care systems and community-based organizations.

Symposia

THE ABCs OF NIA GRANTSMANSHIP - FOR EARLY STAGE RESEARCHERS

  • Date:
  • Time: 8:15am - 9:15am
  • Track: Research
  • Location: Asia 5
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Management Credits, Nursing Credits

Sponsored by the National Institute on Aging for new and early stage researchers in cooperation with the AGS Research Committee

Moderator: Marie A. Bernard, MD

The symposium is intended for investigators with current research training or career development awards, including “T,” “F,” or “K” funding, or GEMSSTARs.  It is also intended for individuals who are interested in learning about these types of grant opportunities. The session targets the needs of new and early stage investigators by providing an overview of NIA’s extramural research programs and initiatives, including a focus on emerging opportunities across NIA for Alzheimer’s and related dementias research. Funding and training opportunities, the Center for Scientific Review grants review process, and experiences of an early career researcher will also be featured. Participants will have an opportunity to meet and consult with representatives from NIA.   Learning Objectives: (1) describe the NIA mission and extramural divisions supporting early stage investigators in clinical, biomedical, neuroscience, and behavioral and social research; (2) discuss recent policy changes which affect the funding environment; (3) identify NIA’s resources for research training and grant application; and (4) meet with representatives of NIA.

NIA Research Priorities and Opportunities for Early Career Researchers
Marie A. Bernard, MD, Deputy Director, National Institute on Aging

How to Get an NIA Grant
Robin A. Barr, DPhil, Division Director, Division of Extramural Activities

The CSR Study Section Perspective
Caroline S. Blaum, MD, MS

Viewpoints from Junior Faculty Researchers
Michael A. LaMantia, MD, MPH

Meet with NIA Representatives 

 

Symposia

TRANSFORMING PRIMARY CARE THROUGH MEDICARE REIMBURSABLE CODES--THE NEW GITT-PC

  • Date:
  • Time: 8:15am - 9:15am
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: N. Hemisphere A3/4
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Management Credits, Nursing Credits

Co-Moderators: Ellen Flaherty, PhD, APRN, AGSF & Rani E. Snyder, MPA

Learning Objectives: (1) describe the process of primary care team transformation through the implementation of specific Medicare reimbursable codes; (2) adopt effective team behaviors such as: communication and conflict management skills; (3) discuss the process of CPT coding and how the codes impact primary care practice; and (4) describe the process for implementing both a nurse run annual wellness visit clinic and a social worker model for implementing Chronic Care Management.

Overview of the Geriatric Interprofessional Team Training in Primary Care (GITT-PC) Model
Ellen Flaherty, PhD, APRN, AGSF

Creating and Revising CPT Codes to Improve Geriatric Care
Peter A. Hollman, MD

Social Work Model for Implementing Medicare Chronic Care Management Codes
Robyn L. Golden, MS, LICSW

Implementing a Nurse-Run Annual Wellness Visit Program
Daniel S. Moran, MSN, APRN

 

Plenary Symposia

PLENARY PAPER SESSION

  • Date:
  • Time: 9:30am - 10:15am
  • Track: Research
  • Location: N. Hemisphere B-E
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits

Sponsored by the Research Committee 

Moderator: Laurie Jacobs, MD, AGSF

This session will present the top three research abstracts based on average score, quality, originality and methodology of research. Learning Objectives: (1) describe emerging concepts or a new scientific focus in aging research; and (2) summarize the key findings of research with relevance to care of older adults.

P1 - "We Take Care of Patients, But we Don't Advocate for Them": Correctional Clinicians' Perspectives on Barriers to Advance Care Planning in the Prison Setting
Rachel Ekaireb, BA
P2 - Age Threshold for Primary Osteoporosis Screening in Men
Cathleen S. Colon-Emeric, MD, MHS
P3 - Antihypertensive Drug De-Intensification and Recurrent Falls in Long-term Care
Kenneth S. Boockvar, MD, MS

 

Plenary Symposia

HYPERTENSION IN OLDER ADULTS: CONTROVERSIES AND CHALLENGES

  • Date:
  • Time: 10:15am - 11:00am
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: N. Hemisphere B-E
  • CME/CE: .75 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits

Moderator: Mark A. Supiano, MD

This session will address the 2017 ACC/AHA/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/AGS/APhA/ASH/ASPC/NMA/PCNA Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults in a point/counterpoint format followed by rebuttal and discussion.  Learning Objectives: (1) describe the rationale for treating hypertension in older adults to the guideline’s recommended target of 130 mm Hg systolic; (2) review factors that may mitigate against treating  hypertension in older adults to this lower target level.

Community Dwelling Older Adults with Hypertension and a Greater than 2 year Life Expectance Should be Treated to Achieve a Target Blood Pressure of 130/80 mm Hg
Protagonist: Jeff D. Williamson, MD, MHS
Antagonist: : Daniel E. Forman, MD

 

Workshop

CLINICAL SKILLS WORKSHOP: JOINT INJECTIONS

  • Date:
  • Time: 11:15am - 12:15pm
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: Oceanic 1
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits

Facilitators: Shobhana A. Chaudhari, MD, FACP, AGSF; Ashok P. Chaudhari, MD; Estrella Roffe, MD, AGSF; Julio A. Martinez-Silvestrini, MD; Anthony Arslan, DO

After a brief demonstration of joint injection techniques by faculty, participants will practice the injections on joint models with faculty support.  Learning Objectives: (1) demonstrate ability to inject the knee; (2) demonstrate ability to inject the shoulder; and (3) demonstrate ability to inject Trochanteric Bursa.

Other Session

COST AND QUALITY OF GERIATRIC CARE PAPER SESSION

  • Date:
  • Time: 11:15am - 12:15pm
  • Track: Research
  • Location: Asia 4
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Management Credits, Nursing Credits

Moderator: Daniel R. Berlowitz, MD, MPH

Learning Objectives: (1) discuss new and original geriatrics research; (2) describe an emerging concept or new scientific focus in aging research; and (3) summarize the key findings of projects with relevance to care of older adults.

P4 - The Association between Quality of Care and 5-Year Mortality Risk in Elderly Population 

Hiroshi Gotanda, MD

P5 - Finding Readmissions: Comparison of State Health Information Exchange to Patient Self-Report 
Rebecca S. Boxer, MD, MS
P6 - Independence at Home Qualified Elders who Receive Home Based Primary Care have Higher Costs than all IAH-Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries
Greg J. Norman
P7 - Association between Clinician Specialization in Nursing Home Care and Clinical Quality Scores
Kira L. Ryskina, MD, MSc

 

Symposia

LEADERSHIP CURRICULUM: EVALUATING RISK/ADVANCED FINANCIAL SKILLS

  • Date:
  • Time: 11:15am - 12:15pm
  • Track: Professional Development
  • Location: Asia 5
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Management Credits, Nursing Credits

Moderator: Adrienne D. Mims, MD, MPH, AGSF, FAAFP

Speakers: Robert Schreiber, MD; Sally L. Brooks, MD; Anna U. Loengard, MD

Learning Objectives: (1) describe finances of healthcare from a geriatrics perspective to understand how to make a difference; (2) review risk data sets; and (3) discuss how to track episode cost, cost data and risk across payor types.

Symposia

MEDICATION THERAPY MANAGEMENT CONTROVERSIES: CLINICAL PEARLS FOR YOUR PRACTICE

  • Date:
  • Time: 11:15am - 12:15pm
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: N. Hemisphere B-E
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits

Sponsored by the Pharmacists Section

Moderator: Crystal Burkhardt, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCGP

Learning Objectives: (1) interpret literature surrounding medication-related controversies for older adults; (2) implement strategies to manage certain medication-related controversies in older adults; and (3) communicate and discuss pros/cons of different management options for medication-related controversies.

What is the Optimal Blood Pressure Goal and Treatment in the Older Adult Based on Co-Morbidities?
Mark A. Supiano, MD

What is the Best Inhaler(s) to Select for the Older Adult with COPD Based on Disease Severity, Co-Morbidities, and Affordability?
Christine Eisenhower, PharmD, BCPS

Should E-Discontinuation be Instituted when E-Prescribing? How Can this be Done Effectively?
Nicole J. Brandt, PharmD, MBA, BCGP, BCPP, FASCP


 

Other Session

THE ANNUAL WELLNESS VISIT: A WIN-WIN FOR GERIATRICS HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS AND OLDER ADULTS

  • Date:
  • Time: 11:15am - 12:15pm
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: S. Hemisphere III
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits

Sponsored by the Public Education & Clinical Practice and Models of Care Committees

Moderator: Amy R. Ehrlich, MD

Learning Objectives: (1) describe the required elements of the Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) including the Health Risk Assessment (HRA) and Personalized Prevention Plan of Services (PPPS); (2) discuss how to operationalize the AWV including documentation and billing requirements and direct outreach to patients; (3) identify unique opportunities for implementation of the AWV including in the ambulatory, home or long term care setting with collaboration among members of the interdisciplinary team; and (4) discuss the performance of different screening instruments for cognitive impairment specifically in populations with limited health literacy.

The Nuts and Bolts of the Annual Wellness Visit
Jessica L. Colburn, MD

Strategies for Integrating the AWV into Primary Care
Sybil J. Hodgson, MD

Screening for Cognitive Impairment in the Annual Wellness Visit
Joe Verghese, MBBS

 

Symposia

THE FUTURE IS NOW: DEMENTIA CARE MANAGEMENT FOR HIGH IMPACT, HIGH VALUE CARE

  • Date:
  • Time: 11:15am - 12:15pm
  • Track: Models of Care
  • Location: S. Hemisphere I/II
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits

Moderator: Malaz A. Boustani, MD, MPH

Learning Objectives: (1) review essential interventions that are delivered under new dementia care models; (2) discuss how to staff and train team members to deliver dementia care using these care models as a starting point; (3) describe how to measure care provision effectiveness under these new dementia care models; and (4) review current reimbursement codes that can be used to provide these kind of interventions in practice.

Home-Based Care for People with Dementia: “Connecting the Dots” with the MIND at Home Program
Quincy M. Samus, PhD, MS

Providing High-Quality, Efficient and Cost-Effective Care for Persons with Dementia
Zaldy S. Tan, MD, MPH

Navigation to Transform Dementia Care for Families with Differing Barriers to Health Care Access
Stephen J. Bonasera, MD, PhD

 

Poster Session

POSTER SESSION A & LUNCH BREAK

  • Date:
  • Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Track: Research
  • Location: Exhibit Hall

View the most current research in geriatrics. Authors will be available to discuss the presented findings and answer questions.

Complimentary lunch available in Exhibit Hall.

Other Session

ADGAP BUSINESS MEETING

  • Date:
  • Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm
  • Track: Networking
  • Location: S. Hemisphere IV/V