Program for Thursday May 03, 2018

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Symposia

AFTER THE POSITIVE BIOPSY: WHAT GERIATRICIANS NEED TO KNOW TO MANAGE OLDER MEN WITH PROSTATE CANCER

  • Date:
  • Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • 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

Sponsored by the Cancer and Aging Special Interest Group
Co-Moderators: Catherine E. DuBeau, MD & Tomas L. Griebling, MD, MPH

Learning Objectives:  (1) apply best practice approaches in guiding men after a prostate cancer diagnosis, including how to deal with anxiety and uncertainty in the context of goals of care; (2) describe current evidenced-based recommendations for management of older men with prostate cancer; and (3) describe current and emerging treatments for advanced prostate cancer and their use in older men.

Now What? Issues in Guiding Men with a New Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer
William Dale, MD, PhD

Update on Recommendations for Management of Localized Prostate Cancer in Older Men
Ludovico Balducci, MD

New and Emerging Therapies for Advanced Prostate Cancer
Alicia K. Morgans, MD, MPH
 

Symposia

CDC'S STEADI INITIATIVE: IMPROVES FALL PREVENTION IN MULTIPLE HEALTH CARE SETTINGS

  • Date:
  • Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • Track: Models of Care
  • Location: S. Hemisphere III
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits

Moderator: Robin Lee, PhD, MPH

Learning Objectives: (1) describe the burden related to older adult falls, fall injuries, and fall related health care costs in the United States and how to screen patients for fall risk, assess modifiable risk factors, and recommend effective strategies for reducing fall risk; (2) describe how clinical fall prevention can be implemented in outpatient settings and the critical elements needed to implement, evaluate, and sustain these efforts; (3) describe how clinicians can reduce fall related hospital readmissions by conducting fall prevention strategies at the point of hospital discharge and the critical elements needed to implement, evaluate, and sustain these efforts; and (4) describe how community pharmacists and prescribers can work together to reduce falls and the critical elements needed to implement, evaluate, and sustain these efforts.

Implementation of Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths, & Injuries (STEADI) in Primary Care: Process & Outcome Evaluation of a Fall Prevention Initiative within an Upstate New York Healthcare System
Yvonne A. Johnston, DrPH, MS, FNP

The Challenges and Potential Benefits of Implementing STEADI in a Hospital Discharge Setting - Translating Quality Improvement into a Digital Health Environment
Andrew Auerbach, MD & Stephanie E. Rogers, MD, MPH

Implementing an Integrative Falls Prevention Program for High-Risk Patients in Community Pharmacies
Stefanie P. Ferreri, PharmD

Other Session

GERIATRIC EDUCATION PAPER SESSION

  • Date:
  • Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • Track: Research
  • Location: Asia 4
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits

Sponsored by the Research Committee
Moderator: Reena Karani, MD, MHPE

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.

P8 - Impact of Interprofessional (IP) Learning Community in Geriatric Primary Care
Pei Chen, MD
P9 - Taking Action for Personal Health: Benefits of a Senior Learning Project
Lisa Granville, MD, AGSF, FACP
P10 - Rapid Cycle Quality Improvement (RCQI): A Strategy to Improve Implementation of Annual Wellness Visits in Primary Care Practices
Anita Chopra, MD, FACP
P11 - Impact of a Geriatrics Case Presentation on Medicine Residents Patient Care
Michael Bogaisky, MD, MPH

 

Symposia

MANAGEMENT OF ARTHRITIS IN OLDER ADULTS

  • Date:
  • Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • 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

Moderator: Raymond Yung, MD

Learning Objectives: (1) discuss unique aspects of older adults that clinicians should take into consideration when treating OA; (2) review non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies for OA; (3) discuss unique aspects of older adults that clinicians should take into consideration when treating rheumatoid arthritis; (4) review non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies for management of gout; and (5) develop a strategy for treating older gout patients with comorbidities.

Updates on Management of Osteoarthritis in Older Adults
Una Makris, MD, MSc
Updates on Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Older Adults
Rebecca Manno, MD, MHS
Updates on Management of Gout in Older Adults
Devyani Misra, MD, MSc

 

Symposia

NIA SYMPOSIUM FOR SENIOR RESEARCHERS: A CONVERSATION WITH THE NIA SENIOR LEADERSHIP

  • Date:
  • Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • 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 in cooperation with the AGS Research Committee

This symposium is intended for independently funded researchers at a mid- to senior career level. It targets the needs of research leaders and established investigators by providing an update from NIA staff on research programs and initiatives.  A question-and-answer session will follow brief introductory remarks on current funding, new opportunities including those related to Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias, and future priorities and research directions of NIA.  Learning Objectives: (1) describe the current and future research foci of the NIA extramural divisions; (2) discuss the current funding environment; and (3) meet with representatives of NIA.

Overview of NIA Budget, and Priority Areas
Marie A. Bernard, MD, Deputy Director, NIA

Questions and Answers – NIA Senior Staff Panel
Marie A. Bernard, MD, Deputy Director, NIA
Laura C. Hanson, MD, MPH

NIA Café
Evan C. Hadley, MD
NIA representatives will move to designated tables, organized by division.  Participants will have an opportunity to visit different tables to interact with NIA representatives in small groups or individual conversations.

Symposia

OPTIMIZING HEART FAILURE CARE DELIVERY IN SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES: PARTNERING WITH CARDIOLOGY AND PALLIATIVE CARE

  • Date:
  • Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: N. Hemisphere A3/4
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits

Sponsored by AMDA, the Society for Post Acute and Long Term Care
Moderator: Verna R. Sellers, MD, MPH, CMD, AGSF

Learning Objectives: (1) describe the impact of heart failure on morbidity, mortality and hospital admission rates; (2) engage patients with heart failure and their families in discussion of preferences for care and advance care planning; (3) develop and implement algorithms in SNF to manage patients with heart failure; and (4) incorporate Cardiology and Palliative Care in the management of heart failure in SNF patients.

Understanding the Scope of the Problem of Heart Failure in SNF
Rebecca S. Boxer, MD, MS

Breaking Down Management of Heart Failure in SNF
Nicole Orr, MD, FACC

Advanced vs. End Stage Heart Failure- Incorporating Palliative Care and Transitioning to Hospice
Laura P. Gelfman, MD, MPH

Symposia

WHEN IT COMES TO CONVERSATIONS ABOUT OLDER PEOPLE…WE NEED TO TALK (DIFFERENTLY)

  • Date:
  • Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • Track: Professional Development
  • Location: Asia 1
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits

Speakers: Helen M. Fernandez, MD, MPH & Daniel E. Trucil, MA, MPH

Learning Objectives: (1) identify perceptual gaps that may impede colleagues, executives, policymakers, and even the public from thinking about “aging” as an issue in which we all have a stake; (2) explore ways that geriatrics can shift its self-description to reframe how we talk about the people who benefit from our care (and our members’ expertise by extension); and (3) describe the value of new narratives (specifically those grounded in empowerment and social justice) to move communication about how we are prepared to meet all our needs as we age.

Symposia

CANNABIS USE IN OLDER ADULTS: FRIEND OR FOE?

  • Date:
  • Time: 2:45pm - 3:45pm
  • 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 Pharmacy Section and the Public Education Committee
Moderator: Sunny A. Linnebur, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP & Skotti D. Church, MD

Learning Objectives: (1) review various dosing strategies for medical marijuana and describe the pharmacokinetic differences between different products; (2) review survey data from Colorado seniors regarding frequency, indications, and adverse effects of cannabis use; (3) evaluate and discuss clinical studies using medical marijuana for the treatment of chronic pain, anorexia and/or dementia in older adults; and (4) provide important strategies for interviewing patients and educating them about cannabis use, along with prescribing, documenting use and appropriate follow-up.           

Applying Cannabis to Your Practice: Do you Spread it on Thin or Do you Eat it For Dessert?
Danielle R. Fixen, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP

Evidence for Cannabis Use for Chronic Pain, Anorexia and Dementia
Kenneth Brummel-Smith, MD

Cannabis in the Elderly: Opening the Conversation and Documenting the Results
Janna Hardland, MD

Workshop

CLINICAL SKILLS WORKSHOP: JOINT INJECTIONS

  • Date:
  • Time: 2:45pm - 3:45pm
  • 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.

Symposia

CPT CODING: BASIC PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE

  • Date:
  • Time: 2:45pm - 3:45pm
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: Asia 5
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Management Credits, Nursing Credits

Speaker: Peter A. Hollmann, MD

This session will help the attendee become aware of coding that is especially relevant to geriatrics health care professionals. Specific topics that will be addressed include: new CPT and HCPCS codes, E/M documentation guidelines and how to assess whether you are not charging for all your services.  Learning Objectives: (1) describe basic coding principles; (2) discuss key Medicare payment rules; and (3) interpret how to relate these to practice management.

Symposia

FROM POSTER TO PAPER: PUBLISHING IN THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION LITERATURE

  • Date:
  • Time: 2:45pm - 3:45pm
  • Track: Professional Development
  • Location: N. Hemisphere A3/4
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Management Credits, Nursing Credits

Sponsored by the AGS/ADGAP Education Committee
Moderator: Laura Byerly, MD

Learning Objectives: (1) anticipate the types of data that need to be collected when designing curricula in order to optimize the likelihood of publication; (2) design and/or choose outcome evaluation tools to assess the new curriculum; (3) identify at least one medical education journal to submit work to; and (4) obtain a guideline of how to write an education paper.

Introduction to Scholarship and Publishing in the Health Professions Education Literature
Nina J. Tumosa, PhD

Curriculum Design: Finding the Problem and Designing the Curriculum to Address It & Curriculum Evaluation: Did This Education Intervention Achieve Its Education Goals and Objectives? How Do We Know?
Amit A. Shah, MD & Kathryn E. Callahan, MD, MS

Writing: How Do Educators Communicate Their Findings for Publication?
Amy M. Westcott, MD, MHPE, AGSF; Jonathan M. Flacker, MD, AGSF

Symposia

GERIATRIC BIOSCIENCE PAPER SESSION

  • Date:
  • Time: 2:45pm - 3:45pm
  • Track: Research
  • Location: Asia 4
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits

Developed by the Research Committee
Moderator: George E. Taffet, MD, FACP

This session presents the latest peer-reviewed geriatrics research with questions and answers to follow.  Learning Objectives: (1) discuss new and original research in geriatrics; (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.

P12 - Postoperative Changes in CSF AD Markers, Cognition, and fMRI Activity
Miles Berger, MD, PhD
P13 - Losartan Increases Circulating Apoptotic Mitochondrial DNA Turnover in Prefrail Older Adults
Lina Ma, MD, PhD
P14 - Nitrite Improves Skeletal Muscle Mitochondrial Couplinga nd Walking Efficiency in Older Adults
Rachel Eleazu, BS
P15 - Chronic Inflammation-Related Metabolic Profile Discovery and Translation into Older Adults
Reyhan Westbrook, PhD

 

Special Interest Group

JUNIOR FACULTY RESEARCH CAREER DEVELOPMENT SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP

  • Date:
  • Time: 2:45pm - 3:45pm
  • Track: Networking
  • Location: S. Hemisphere III

Chair: C. Barrett Bowling, MD, MSPH

The Junior Faculty Research Special Interest Group is for junior faculty members and research fellows pursuing a career in aging-related research. At this meeting, we will elect our leadership for the coming year and discuss ideas for a symposium submission. This SIG is a great way to network with other early career researchers and become involved with AGS!

Symposia

UPDATE ON ASPIRIN IN REDUCING EVENTS IN THE ELDERLY TRIAL

  • Date:
  • Time: 2:45pm - 3:45pm
  • 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: Basil Eldadah, MD, PhD

Learning Objectives: (1) describe the ASPREE study design and primary composite outcome; (2) describe the ASPREE study baseline data and Primary Endpoint result; and (3) describe potential Implications of ASPREE Results for Aspirin for Primary Prevention Guidelines.

The ASPREE Study Design and Unique Geriatric Composite Outcome
Sara E. Espinosa, MD, MSc

ASPREE Baseline and Primary Composite Results
Anne Murray, MD, MSc

Potential Implications of ASPREE Results for Aspirin for Primary Prevention Guidelines
Mark R. Nelson, MBBS (Hons), MFM, FRACGP, FAFPHM, PhD

 

Symposia

HENDERSON STATE-OF-THE-ART LECTURE: LOOK HOMEWARD, MEDICINE!

  • Date:
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: N. Hemisphere B-E
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Management Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits

Speaker: Bruce Leff, MD

Learning Objectives: (1) describe characteristics of homebound older adults; (2) describe the spectrum of home-based medical care services in the US; and (3) describe innovative models of home-based medical care, including hospital at home and home-based primary care and challenges and opportunities for widespread dissemination of these models.

Poster Session

PRESIDENTIAL POSTER SESSION B & RECEPTION

  • Date:
  • Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: Atlantic Halls/Pacific C

The Presidential Poster Session and Reception features posters that received the highest rankings from abstract reviewers. Posters will be judged and one poster in each category will be chosen to receive a “Best Poster” award. Light refreshments will be served.

Poster Session

GUIDED SCIENCE & INNOVATION POSTER WALKING TOUR

  • Date:
  • Time: 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Track: Research
  • Location: Atlantic Halls/Pacific C

Sponsored by the Research Committee

The Henderson Award recipient, Bruce Leff, MD, will lead an interactive walking tour of exciting posters, featuring new discoveries, novel models of care, or other innovations in geriatrics.  Each stop on the tour will involve a brief discussion with the poster presenter about the main findings and clinical implications of the work by Dr. Leff. The walking tour will launch from the AGS Marketplace Booth in the Exhibit Hall at 5:30 PM. If you arrive late, you can catch up with the tour by picking up a handout at the Marketplace. 

Special Interest Group

AGING AND ORAL HEALTH

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking
  • Location: S. Hemisphere I/II

Co-Chairs: Christie M. Hogue, DDS & Adina Jucan, DDS

The purpose of this SIG is to provide an Inter-Professional forum where issues that impact the Oral Health of our aging patients can presented to discuss a team approach to efficiently coordinate needed treatment. The SIG is intended to be a resource for a diverse group of health professionals with a passion for aging patients to find and expand access to care and reduce barriers to care when it comes to Oral Health and Aging.

Special Interest Group

GEROSCIENCE

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking
  • Location: Asia 5

Chair: George A. Kuchel, MD, FRCP, AGSF

The Geroscience SIG brings together AGS members from varied backgrounds who all share a common interest in efforts to leverage our understanding of basic aging processes towards the discovery, validation and implementation of intervention strategies designed to promote health, function and independence in late life. 

Special Interest Group

HEALTH SYSTEMS LEADERSHIP (HSL) IN GERIATRICS

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking
  • Location: S. Hemisphere III

Co-Chairs: Anna Chodos, MD & Kellie L. Flood, MD

The mission of the HSL SIG is to explore principles of leadership, management and systems transformation as it applies to the growing need for geriatrics in health systems and to present strategies to accomplish this.  Our goals are to educate AGS members about these principles, highlight successful work in HSL, and present opportunities for training in HSL workshop leadership.