GERIATRICS WORKFORCE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM (GWEP) PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION

Pre-conference Session

  • Date:
  • Time: 11:30am - 5:30pm
  • Track: Professional Development
  • Location: Room: S. Hemisphere I/II
  • CME/CE: 4.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Management Credits, Nursing Credits

Additional fee session        
Supported by a grant from The John A. Hartford Foundation
Moderator: Nina Tumosa, PhD

This pre-conference session is limited to HRSA GWEP awardees.  Learning Objectives: (1) describe how to apply successful approaches that other GWEP sites have used to further your own efforts integrating Geriatrics into Primary Care; (2) review how GWEP programs are collecting patient-centered outcomes and explore utilizing these strategies; and (3) explore strategies to sustain and disseminate programs following the completion of funding.

11:00 AM Please arrive early to set up for the marketplace.
Marketplace A presenters place items/materials on top of the tables; Marketplace B and C place items under the tables.All poster presenters: set up your posters in the foyer when you arrive. All posters will remain available throughout the preconference. Please see the marketplace/poster numbers document for assignments.
11:30 AM

Welcome and Introduction
Joan C. Weiss, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN; Jane F. Potter, MD, AGSF, FACP; Rani E. Snyder, MPA; Maura J. Brennan, MD

Boxed lunch available

11:50 AM

GWEP Networking and Learning Session: Marketplace A & Poster Session A

Marketplace A (14 sites)
The marketplace is an opportunity for GWEPs to showcase their curricula and training products and to make connections with other GWEPs. Please review the GWEP Project profiles prior to the preconference so you can visit the GWEP tables of interest to you.

Poster Session A (4 sites)
GWEPs who received a Networking Grant from the GWEP-CC will be sharing their experiences through posters in the foyer outside the meeting room. Session A poster presenters to remain at posters for the duration of the session; please do NOT remove posters at the end of Session A.

12:50 PM Break. Marketplace B presenters please set up your materials.
1:00 PM

GWEP Networking and Learning Session: Marketplace B & Poster Session B

Marketplace B (15 sites)
The marketplace is an opportunity for GWEPs to showcase their curricula and training products and to make connections with other GWEPs. Please review the GWEP Project profiles prior to the preconference so you can visit the GWEP tables of interest to you.

Poster Session B (3 sites & GITT- PC)
GWEPs who received a Networking Grant from the GWEP-CC, along with GITT-PC, who led a consulting workshop for 7 GWEP sites, will be sharing their experiences through posters in the foyer outside the meeting room. Session B poster presenters to remain at posters for the duration of the session; please do NOT remove posters at the end of Session B.

2:00 PM Break. Marketplace C presenters please set up your materials.
2:15 PM Presentation on Patient Outcomes: An Overview and Strategies for Collecting Outcomes 
Maura J. Brennan, MD & Mark A. Supiano, MD
3:15 PM

GWEP Outcomes Networking & Learning Session: Marketplace C

Marketplace C (15 sites)
The marketplace is an opportunity for GWEPs to showcase outcomes they have measured and what they have learned from those outcomes. Please review the GWEP Project profiles prior to the preconference so you can visit the GWEP tables of interest to you. Presenters, please remove materials at the end of the session.

4:15 PM

Table Topics: The Infusion of Geriatrics into Primary Care: Successes & Challenges (participants rotate to 2 tables during two  35-minute sessions)

    • Continuing the conversation on patient outcomes (Tables 1 & 2)
      Maura Brennan, MD & Mark Supiano, MD
    • Planning for Dissemination and Scaling Up After Funding (Tables 3 & 4)
      Nina Tumosa, PhD
    • Best and innovative practices in online and distance education delivery (Tables 5 & 6)
      David Fenn
    • Engaging primary care health professionals with geriatrics education (Tables 7 & 8)
      George Suttles, MPA
    • How to combine QI, education/workforce development, and clinical needs of patients (Tables 9& 10)
      Ellen Flaherty, PhD, APRN, AGSF
    • Clinical GWEP Initiatives (Tables 11 & 12)
      Joan Weiss, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN
    • Interprofessional  teams (successful cases within primary care with some empirical evidence/evaluation) (Tables 13 & 14)
      Judith L. Beizer, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP, AGSF
    • Efficiencies as a result of team based care (e.g. from inter to transprofessional care) (Tables 15 & 16)
      Jane Potter, MD
    • Transforming challenges to successes in building partnerships between CBOs and Primary Care (Tables 17 & 18)
      Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD
    5:30 PM

    Wrap Up
    Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD; Ellen Flaherty, PhD, APRN, AGSF; Jane Potter, MD