GERIATRICS WORKFORCE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM (GWEP) PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION

Pre-conference Session

  • Date:
  • Time: 11:30am - 5:30pm
  • Track: Professional Development
  • Location: C123
  • CME/CE: 4 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Management Credits, Nursing Credits

Supported by a grant from The John A. Hartford Foundation

This pre-conference session is limited to HRSA GWEP awardees. Learning Objectives: (1) utilize strategies to sustain change within health care organizations and the innovations in primary care developed with GWEP funding; (2) describe how GWEPs are disseminating programs and how to continue dissemination following the completion of funding; and (3) apply successful approaches that other GWEP sites have used to further your own efforts integrating Geriatrics into Primary Care. 

11:30 AM

Welcome and Introductions
Joan C. Weiss, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN & Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD, GWEP-CC PI

11:50 AM

Age-Friendly Health Systems
Rani E. Snyder, MPA

12:20 PM

Sustaining Practice Change: What Does it Take to Prevent Organizational Relapse?
Diane M. Powers, MA, MBA

1:20 PM Break
1:35 PM

Table Topics: The Infusion of Geriatrics into Primary Care: Successes & Challenges
(Participants rotate to 2 tables during two 45-minute sessions)

Sustainability through Annual Wellness Visits
Ellen Flaherty, PhD, APRN, AGSF, GWEP-CC PI & Daniel Moran, MSN, APR

Sustaining and Strengthening CBO Ties
Jane F. Potter, MD, GWEP-CC PI

Sustaining Dementia Education through Partnerships
Judith L. Beizer, PharmD; Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD; Joan Weiss, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN

Moving Patient Centered Care to an Age-Friendly Health Systems: The 4Ms in Primary Care
Scott Bane, JD, MPA; Leslie J. Pelton, MPA; Rani Snyder, MPA; Mark A. Supiano, MD  

3:05 PM

Break

3:20 PM

Summary Session on Table Topics

4:00 PM

Substance Misuse and Abuse among Older Adults
Frederic C. Blow, PhD

4:45 PM

Advocacy Update
Catherine P. Carrico, PhD, Katherine Bennett, MD; Brian Lindberg; Brett M. McReynolds; Mark A. Supiano, MD

5:30 PM

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