Program for Wednesday May 02, 2018

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Pre-conference Session

HOSPITAL ELDER LIFE PROGRAM (HELP)

  • Date:
  • Time: 7:00am - 5:00pm
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: Asia 4
  • CME/CE: 7.5 - AMA Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, Nursing Credits

Additional fee session            

This full-day course is designed to educate Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) teams regarding strategies for delirium prevention, using HELP to improve hospital-wide care of older adults.  .  Learning Objectives: (1) discuss how delirium impacts older adults in the hospital; (2) identify nonpharmacologic approaches to prevent delirium; (3) apply strategies to engage patients with the Hospital Elder Life Program protocols.

7:00 AM Registration and Breakfast
8:00 AM Welcome
Sarah L. Gartaganis, LICSW, MPH & Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH
8:15 AM American Geriatrics Society/HELP Collaboration
Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH
8:30 AM Update on HELP: Clinical, Research, and Dissemination
Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH
9:15 AM Key HELP Procedures: Enrollment Procedures, Documenting Outcomes, and Annual Reports
COE Panel Discussion Heidi R. Wierman, MD;  Miriam Beattie, Susan J. Heisey, MSW, LCSW, ASW-G
10:00 AM Break
10:15 AM Innovation in Volunteer Training: Use of a Simulation Lab
Susan J. Heisey, MSW, LCSW, ASW-G
11:00 AM Demonstration: Enrollment of a HELP Patient
Group Discussion
12:00 PM Lunch, Photos, HELP Awards
1:15 PM HELP in Utah: An Overview
Mark A. Supiano, MD
2:00 PM HELP in UPMC
Fred H. Rubin, MD
2:45 PM Breakout Session 1 - Preview of HELP University Multimedia Training Modules
Sarah L. Gartaganis, LICSW, MPH
3:30 PM Break
3:45 PM Breakout Session 2 - Use of Volunteers: Rewards and Challenges
Heidi R. Wierman, MD;  Miriam Beattie, Susan J. Heisey, MSW, LCSW, ASW-G
4:30 PM HELP and Mobility: Joint CMMI-HELP Initiative
Heidi R. Wierman, MD & Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH
5:15 PM Closing Remarks and Adjournment
HELP SIG tonight 6-7 PM, opportunity for Q&A with HELP Leaders, networking (appetizers provided)
Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH; All COEs, Jonny A. Macias-Tejada, MD; Heidi R. Wierman, MD; Sarah L. Gartaganis, LICSW, MPH

 

Pre-conference Session

FELLOWSHIP DIRECTORS PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION

  • Date:
  • Time: 7:30am - 1:00pm
  • Track: Education
  • Location: Room: S. Hemisphere III
  • CME/CE: 4.0 - AMA Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, Nursing Credits

Additional fee session       

Sponsored by the Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs (ADGAP)

The role of the geriatrics fellowship director is complex and involves a variety of activities and responsibilities. This session will present practical instruction for both new and seasoned fellowship directors. 

7:30 AM Breakfast and Peer Networking
8:00 AM

Update on the ACGME Fellowship Program Requirements and the Next Accreditation System (NAS)
Andrew Dentino, MD, RRC-IM, Representative

8:30 AM Discussion on New Milestones Development and Plan

9:00 AM

9:30 AM

Workforce Updates
Kevin Foley, MD
  • Famliy Medicine Update
  • Workforce Statistics
  • Osteopathic Program Updates

Break

9:40 AM Match Updates
Eric W. Widera, MD
  • All in Policy
  • NRMP Match
10:10 AM Mid-Career Fellowship Pathways
Carole Baraldi, MD; Kevin T. Foley, MD, AGSF & Carrie Rubenstein, MD
10:55 AM Break
11:00 AM Mini-Fair for Curricular Innovations/Tool Sway
Helen M. Fernandez, MD, MPH & Katherine A. Bennett, MD
11:45 AM Break
12:00 PM

Introduction to AGE-ACT – The New American Geriatric Education Administrator/Coordinator Team
Linda R. Ferrie, C.-TAGME; Kelly Wheeler, LMSW; Robbin A. Bonanno

12:20 PM International Requirements (VISA's 101)
Matthew K. McNabney, MD; Carolyn M. Robinson, MBA
12:55 PM Closing and Open Mic and Open Call for Future Topics

 

Pre-conference Session

GERIATRICS WORKFORCE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM (GWEP) 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

       

     

    Pre-conference Session

    ABIM MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION LEARNING SESSION - 2017 UPDATE IN GERIATRIC MEDICINE

    • Date:
    • Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    • Track: Professional Development
    • Location: Room: Asia 1
    • CME/CE: 3.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits

    Additional fee session
    Speakers: Jonathan Flacker, MD, AGSF & Vivyenne ML Roche, MD, FACP, AGSF

    This live, self-study session is intended to help physicians complete the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Self-Evaluation of Medical Knowledge modules through in-depth group discussion. This session will cover the 2017 Update in Geriatric Medicine Module, which contains 30 multiple-choice questions and qualifies for 10 Maintenance of Certification points in the Self-Evaluation of Medical Knowledge category. Learning Objectives: (1) recognize useful question-answering strategies; and (2) complete the Geriatric Medicine Update module toward fulfillment of ABIM's Maintenance of Certification requirements.  Attendees are invited to bring their computers and complete the MOC module during the session.  At the completion of this session, those enrolled in ABIM’s MOC program must submit their answers to ABIM for scoring in order to receive MOC credit.

    Pre-conference Session

    MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC PAIN IN OLDER ADULTS IN AN ERA OF SCRUTINY

    • Date:
    • Time: 1:00pm - 5:30pm
    • Track: Clinical Practice
    • Location: N. Hemisphere A3/4
    • CME/CE: 4.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AOA Category 2-A Credits, AMDA Clinical Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits

    Additional fee session
    CME/CE, CMD Clinical Credit: 4 
    Moderator: Keela A. Herr, PhD, RN, AGSF, FGSA, FAAN

    Learning Objectives: (1) describe the response/consequences of reducing opioids and the impact of the societal trend of opioid abuse on pain management in older adults; (2) identify key elements of a comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment set realistic goals and expectations for pain management; (3) describe how pain medications work and how to optimize pain pathways; (4) identify patients at risk of addiction, and review strategies for minimizing misuse and abuse of opiods; and (5) discuss nonpharmacological interventions and their role in chronic pain management in older adults.

    Prescribing Trends in Pain Management and the Response to the Opioid Crisis
    Lynn Webster, MD

    Comprehensive Biopsychosocial Pain Assessment to Target Treatment: The Foundation of Treatment Targeting
    Debra K. Weiner, MD

    Polypharmacy and Deprescribing in Pain Management
    Joseph Shega, MD and Nicole J. Brandt, PharmD, MBA, CGP, BCPP, FASCP

    Recognizing Addictive Behaviors and Strategies to Avoid Opioid Misuse/Abuse
    Barbara J. St. Marie, PhD, AGPCNP

    Leveraging Nonpharmacologic Interventions in Chronic Pain Management
    Cary Reid, MD, PhD

     

    Pre-conference Session

    ADGAP LEADERSHIP SESSION

    • Date:
    • Time: 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    • Track: Professional Development
    • Location: S. Hemisphere I
    • CME/CE: 4.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, AMDA Management Credits, Nursing Credits

    Additional fee session
    Sponsored by the Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs (ADGAP)

    This interactive pre-conference will provide participants with essential knowledge and leadership skills to successfully manage their geriatrics programs and grow in the field.  Through problem solving activities and communication presentations, attendees will learn how to advocate for geriatrics through national and local channels, develop and manage faculty, and get a better understanding of how to leverage local fundraising opportunities.  Learning Objectives: (1) explore lessons learned by key senior leaders about politics and power and utilize this expertise to overcome challenges and further opportunities for programmatic growth, engagement and advocacy;  (2) utilize effective communication skills to impact interactions with faculty and peers; and (3) 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.

    2:00 PM Welcome & Introduction
    Sharon A. Brangman, MD
    2:05 PM Advocating for Geriatrics at the Local and National Levels
    Jane Louise Campbell, Paul R. Katz, MD &Michael R. Wasserman, MD, CMD
    3:05 PM Small Group Discussion
    • Burnout
      Facilitator: Tanya R. Gure, MD & Lesca Hadley, MD 
    • How Division Chiefs Spend their Time
      Facilitators: Jeffrey D. Schlaudecker, MD, MEd, FHM; Greg A. Sachs, MD, FACP; Craig D. Rubin, MD; Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD, CMD, AGSF, FACP
    • Faculty Development
      Facilitators: James W. Campbell, MD, MS & Cynthia J. Brown, MD, MSPH
    4:05 PM Break
    4:20 PM Can You Hear Me (Correctly) Now? Reframing Aging in Academic Geriatrics
    Helen M. Fernandez, MD, MPH & Daniel E. Trucil, MA, MPH
    5:15 PM Final Thoughts/Closing Remarks
    5:30 PM ADGAP Mentoring Session

     

    Special Interest Group

    ACUTE HOSPITAL CARE

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

    Chair: Robert M. Palmer, MD, MPH

    The mission of the Acute Hospital Care SIG is to improve the outcomes of hospitalization of older patients through enhanced clinical care, dissemination of research findings and education of health professionals.  Participants will discuss the impact of the Affordable Care Act on acute hospital care, prevention and management of geriatric syndromes, and value-based practices. The SIG meeting is open to all AGS participants.

    Special Interest Group

    ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, AND OTHER DRUG USE (ATOD) AMONG OLDER ADULTS

    • Date:
    • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    • Track: Networking
    • Location: Asia 2

    Co-Chairs: Benjamin H. Han, MD, MPH; Alison Moore, MD, MPH; & Brandi Parker Cotton, PhD, MSN, APRN

    The ATOD interest group at AGS is a satellite interest group of the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Use (ATOD) Interest Group of Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), but with a special focus on older adults. The purpose of ATOD among older adults SIG is to address the dramatic increase in older adults with unhealthy substance use and/or substance use disorders. This SIG will bring together an interdisciplinary group of professionals with clinical, educational, and/or research interests in the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use by older adults. In addition, it will partner with ATOD at SGIM and other national meetings to bring awareness of substance use issues in older populations.

    Special Interest Group

    CANCER AND AGING

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

    Chair: William Dale, MD, PhD

    The Cancer and Aging Special Interest Group is an interdisciplinary assemblage of geriatric, gerontologic, and oncologic professionals whose collective mission is to: (1) promote multidisciplinary-centered cancer prevention, assessment, and management of older adults; (2) promote education and training in geriatric oncology concepts; (3) promote research in geriatric oncology; (4) facilitate linkages among those organizations and institutions which serve or focus upon geriatric and/or oncologic causes; and (5) champion and advocate for those elders and their families who are impacted by cancer.

    Special Interest Group

    CLINICAL CARE FOR HOMELESS OLDER ADULTS

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

    Room: Europe 5
    Chair:  Diane Lynn Chau, MD 

    The purpose of this SIG is to provide a forum where issues that impact the homeless aging older adult are presented and those that require the team approach to most efficiently coordinate needed treatments for homeless older adults are discussed. The SIG is meant to be a place where the members can interact to find and expand access to care when it comes to caring for Homeless Older Adults.

    Special Interest Group

    FAMILY PHYSICIANS IN GERIATRICS

    • Date:
    • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    • Track: Networking
    • Location: Asia 1

    Chair: Erik J. Lindbloom, MD, MSPH

    This SIG is devoted to discussing and acting on issues of concern to family physicians caring for older adults. Issues pertinent to family medicine fellows and residents are also of interest. This group works in collaboration with the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Group on Geriatrics.

    Special Interest Group

    GERIATRIC-SURGICAL CO-MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS

    • Date:
    • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    • Track: Networking
    • Location: Room: Oceanic 1

    Chair: Lynn McNicoll, MD, AGSF, FRCPC

    Join us at the Geriatric Surgical Co-Management SIG meeting to network with experts and novices alike seeking to improve the management of elderly surgical patients. Come learn about the new AGS CoCare: Ortho™ Dissemination Project from the leaders in the field. It is also a great opportunity for programs to showcase their successes and challenges.

    Special Interest Group

    HOSPITAL ELDER LIFE PROGRAM (HELP) / DELIRIUM PREVENTION

    • Date:
    • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    • Track: Networking
    • Location: Asia 4

    Co-Chairs: Jonny A. Macias Tejada, MD & Heidi R. Wierman, MD

    The mission of our Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) / Delirium Prevention is to allow all current and potentially interested HELP sites to come together to hear the latest updates about HELP and delirium prevention, as well as network and discuss successes and challenges anywhere in the planning or implementation process. The Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) is an innovative model of hospital care designed to prevent delirium and functional decline and to improve overall quality of hospital care for older persons. The program has been demonstrated to be both effective and cost-effective, with the potential for large cost savings.

    Special Interest Group

    INTERPROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AND PRACTICE IN GERIATRICS

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

    Co-Chairs: Josette A. Rivera, MD & Todd C. James, MD

    The Interprofessional Education and Practice (IPE/P) Special Interest Group welcomes all AGS members to explore how broad health professional interest in collaboration is changing health education and practice. While geriatrics has long recognized the importance of teams, this has not been a widely recognized focus of health education or practice until recently Interprofessional education refers to when “two or more professionals learn about, from and with each other to enable effective  collaboration and improve health outcomes” (WHO, 2010). Please join us to explore opportunities to advance geriatric care and collaborative practice with new educational initiatives, curricula, and models of care.

    Special Interest Group

    MAKE IT SAFE TO GROW OLD! ACCOUNTABLE CARE COMMUNITIES FOR FRAIL ELDERS

    • Date:
    • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    • Track: Networking
    • Location: Asia 3

    Chair: Joanne Lynn, MD

    This SIG will take up current controversies, opportunities for reforms, and challenges.  For example, why is palliative care doing better than geriatrics?  Why is supportive care for disabled persons not part of public health?  What forces might enhance the Older Americans Act appropriation?  Will the new regulations lead to real changes – the regs allow Medicare Advantage to have expenditures on non-medical services that are health-related?  We will share information on the proposals, models of care, community integration collaboration networks, and politics that center on building reforms across all service providers including community agencies, long-term services and supports which needs to be monitored and managed on behalf of the whole population of frail elders, not just those enrolled in a particular program or those using a particular hospital. 

    Reception

    OPENING RECEPTION

    • Date:
    • Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    • Track: Networking
    • Location: Cabana Deck

    New members, international attendees, and new AGS Fellows will be welcomed by AGS Board members, ADGAP and leaders from the Council of State Affiliate Representatives at this special reception. Come and ask questions about AGS programs and learn how you can get the most from the meeting and your membership.