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October 26th — 28th, 2021

The premier geriatric virtual event... bringing today’s cutting-edge interventions to you!

We have gathered the leading voices in the field to breakdown what’s changing, what’s working, and what’s just around the corner in geriatric care.

World renowned dementia expert, Teepa Snow MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, along with 15 multidisciplinary experts, will take your practice to clinical excellence! And earn up to 31.75 CE Hours, including 7 Pharmacology CE hours!

You have always prided and challenged yourself to be the best clinician possible. However, the pace of change is so rapid.

Keeping up with new evidence, legal risks, technology, guidelines and best practices can be time consuming and overwhelming. Maintaining your up-to-date knowledge and skills has felt seemingly impossible.......UNTIL NOW!

You’ll learn from our multidisciplinary team of experts during this powerful event.

20 sessions on essential topics:     >>View the Full Summit Agenda

 
  • COVID-19/influenza updates
  • Challenging behaviors
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Wound care challenges
  • Documentation hazards...and more!
  • End of life care
  • Fall preventions
  • Drug deprescribing
  • The dementia epidemic

➤ 16 clinical leaders – from MDs, NPs, OT, SLP, PharmD, PA, PhD
➤ Up to 31.75 CE hours, including up to 7 pharmacology hours – no additional charge
➤ 5 FREE bonus sessions
➤ Live chat and Q&A to connect with the presenters

PLUS, this event meets the educational requirements to become a Certified Geriatric Care Professional (CGCP) – at no additional cost to you! A $249.99 value!

2021 Geriatric Healthcare Summit

October 26-28, 2021
$1,819.83 Value
Just $299.99 Today — Save $1,519.84!!

You’ll get the TOP TEN TRENDING TOPICS in geriatric assessment, intervention and treatment. You can expect to:

  1. Better predict and prevent falls - with effective fall prevention tools and out-of-the-box strategies.
  2. Determine the efficacy of currently available COVID-19 vaccines for evolving variants.
  3. Implement emerging wound care treatments to facilitate optimal healing.
  4. Learn new techniques to honor patients’ wishes during serious illness and end of life.
  5. Differentiate between state staffing and federal staffing requirements.
  6. Avoid the latest legal risks as they relate to minimal care expectations and regulatory standards.
  7. Choose the influenza vaccine most effective for a geriatric patient.
  8. Select the very best medication (or combination) for mental health issues.
  9. Acquire new clinical tools and insights to address unique GI challenges your geriatric patients experience.
  10. Discern when Beers Criteria clarifies medication risks, a real time risk versus benefit approach.
2021 Geriatric Healthcare Summit
October 26-28, 2021
$1,819.83 Value
Just $299.99 Today — Save $1,519.84!!
Can't attend live? No problem! Click here to pre-order the complete self-study recording package - including CGCP certification!
Geriatric Healthcare Summit Schedule

If you’re ready to learn from our leading multidisciplinary team of clinicians...
…covering the hottest and most pressing issues you face every single day...
…then this three-day, exclusive event is for you!

Day 1 | Tuesday, October 26, 2021
9:00am — 6:00pm (Central)
Challenging Geriatric Behaviors: Root Causes and Practical Non-Medication Solutions
Edward G. Shaw, MD, MA, is dually trained as a physician and mental health counselor. Ed was the primary care partner for his late wife, Rebecca, who was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in 2008 at age 53 and died in 2016 after a 9-year journey.  Join Ed as he walks along your side as the host for the 3-day Geriatric Summit, providing a unique perspective and keen insights in to your everyday challenges.

Ed will kick off the Summit’s first session, delving into the challenges that families and caregivers experience related to aging and dementia behaviors. Ed will deliver the best tested and supported strategies for agitation, aggression, wandering, sexual behaviors, sundowning, refusals to eat and insomnia.

Click here for information about Edward G. Shaw
Medical-Legal Concerns Specific to the Care of Older Patients 
Rachel Cartwright-Vanzant, PhD, MS, LHRM, CCRN-K, will deliver key updates to reduce your liability exposure. She will share from her experiences testifying, including the high-risk areas of advance care planning, advance directives, DNR orders, and elder abuse/neglect. You will gain authoritative updates to guide your own practice decisions.

Click here for information about Rachel Cartwright-Vanzant
Brain Changes: Distinguishing Between Aging, Dementia and Depression
Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, a world-renowned dementia expert, will deliver her exceptional perspective on dementia and other forms of brain change. Teepa presents with extraordinary expertise and humor to audiences large and small throughout the world. Join in her mission to improve the culture of dementia care, one mind at a time.

Click here for information about Teepa L. Snow
COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccine Updates for the Geriatric Patient: Clinical Considerations to Optimize Protection
Eric Wombwell, PharmD, BCIDP, knows very well that it is challenging to stay current on the evolving status of COVID-19 and influenza, with mutations in both viruses impacting efficacy of vaccinations. As a board-certified infectious diseases pharmacist, he will provide the very latest updates, trends and scheduling to guide optimal administration of vaccines for COVID-19 and influenza.

Click here for information about Eric Wombwell
Brain Lesions, Cognitive Changes & Behavioral Control
Jerome Quellier, MS, CCC-SLP, will dive into site specific brain lesions that affect behavior and thinking skills. With a deeper understanding, you can begin to anticipate patient barriers to emotions, sensory awareness, engagement and compliance. Jerome has focused his career on neuro-based diagnostics and interventions for cognitive-linguistic deficits, dysphagia and brain injuries at a 500+ bed Level 1 Trauma hospital.

Click here for information about Jerome Quellier
Day 2 | Wednesday, October 27, 2021
9:00am — 6:00pm (Central)
Drug Prescribing and Deprescribing in Older Adults
**2 pharmacology CE hours**
Steven Atkinson, PA-C, MS, will synthesize everything you need to know to prescribe, deprescribe, prevent drug-drug interactions and minimize adverse drug events for your geriatric patients. He has specialized in Geriatric Internal Medicine and is involved in pharmacological challenges for this age group on a daily basis.

Click here for information about Steven Atkinson
Documentation Hazards for Geriatric Patient Care: Minimal Care Expectations & Regulatory Standards
Rachel Cartwright-Vanzant, PhD, MS, LHRM, CCRN-K, will delve into the very latest documentation pitfalls that lend themselves to litigation risks, including attention to minimal care expectations, staffing standards, informed consent, polypharmacy, screening results and regulatory standards. Rachel has extensive experience testifying and through her work as a risk manager. 

Click here for information about Rachel Cartwright-Vanzant
Empowering Geriatric Patients: Safety, Skills & Transition Decisions 
Jamie Miner, PT, DPT, GCS, will solve safety concerns associated with the most appropriate level of care, smooth out the transition process and empower patients to engage fully in the rehabilitation process, at all levels. She currently provides specialized services to many skilled nursing facilities and earned geriatric clinical specialist designation through the American Physical Therapy Association.

Click here for information about Jamie Miner
Geriatric Assessment Strategies: Atypical Symptoms & Complex Diagnoses
Susann Varano, MD, knows well that atypical symptoms add a layer of complexity to accurate diagnosis and treatment. Susann, a Yale University trained physician who is double board certified in internal medicine and geriatric medicine, will share her best practice tips to assess for falls, elder mistreatment, cognitive function, depression and general physical examination.

Click here for information about Susann Varano
Older Adults with Pain: Most Effective Pharmacologic and Non-Pharmacologic Therapies
**1 pharmacology CE hour**
Steven Atkinson, PA-C, MS, will help you to decide the most effective screening tools to use and the best pharmacologic therapies for older adults with pain, from adjuvant therapies, opioids, and cannabinoids. Steven has specialized in Geriatric Internal Medicine and is the co-founder of Twin Cities Physicians, which serves older adults in nearly all levels of their care.

Click here for information about Steven Atkinson
Day 3 | Thursday, October 28, 2021
9:00am — 6:00pm (Central)
The Looming Dementia Epidemic: Early-Stage Interventions for Cognitive Reserve and Functional Skills 
Sherrie All, PhD, will share her toolbox for early-stage interventions designed to help people build and maintain cognitive reserve and functional skills to maintain healthy independence. The looming dementia epidemic indicates prevention and early detection, diagnosis and intervention are a medical necessity. Sherrie is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist who specializes in treating people with dementia, Parkinson's disease, TBI, MS, and other neurological disorders.

Click here for information about Sherrie All
End of Life Care – Strategies for Comfort, Communication, Choices & Control 
Nancy Joyner, MS, CNS-BC, APRN, ACHPN®, will provide her expert thoughts on pain management, crucial conversations, bereavement, code status, artificial nutrition, dialysis and advance directives. She is a Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, holds certification as an Advanced Practice Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse, is an End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium trained presenter and has extensive experiences caring for end-of-life patients and their families.

Click here for information about Nancy Joyner
Fall Prevention Solutions: Today’s Best Practices, Guidelines and Standards for Individualized Care
Shelly Denes, PT, CFPS, C/NDT, CGCP, has packed this session with practical solutions for your most challenging fall risk patients. Shelly has built the presentation based upon today’s best practices, guidelines and standards for individualized fall prevention goals. She is an expert in fall prevention and neuro-rehab with more than 25 years of experience treating patients with hemiplegia, neuromuscular disorders, TBI, and SCI.

Click here for information about Michel (Shelly) Denes
Ethnogeriatrics: Cultural Competence for Health Care Professionals
Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan, MSN, ANPCP- DNP, completed a postdoctoral fellowship in ethnogeriatrics from Stanford University. Nanette will highlight key cultural considerations related to religion, family role responsibilities, respect for authority, traditional foods, healing practices, cultural taboos and end of life decisions. She is an adult nurse practitioner with vast experiences, currently providing geriatric and psychiatric care in long-term care. 

Click here for information about Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan
Challenges to Psychosocial Well-Being with Aging and Dementia: Mental Health, Relationships, and Caregiving
Edward G. Shaw, MD, MA, will share his vast psychosocial insights and updates, on topics to include: depression, anxiety, PTSD, emotional expression changes, relationship and family discord, and the burden on spousal and family caregivers. These burdens are among the most challenging to healthcare providers of seniors.  Ed is dually trained as a physician and mental health counselor, serving individuals, couples, and families affected by Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia.

Click here for information about Edward G. Shaw
2021 Geriatric Healthcare Summit
October 26-28, 2021
$1,819.83 Value
Just $299.99 Today — Save $1,519.84!!

Geriatric Psychopharmacology Updates & Trends
**2 pharmacology CE hours**
Click here for information about Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan
Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan, MSN, ANPCP- DNP, will deliver a research backed update on dementia drugs, anxiolytics, anticholinergics, antidepressants, antipsychotics, sleep disorder medications and management of delirium after COVID-19 recovery, including the long-term implications discovered on the neurological system. She is an adult nurse practitioner, currently focusing on geriatric and psychiatric care in long-term care.
Geriatric GI Dilemmas: Insights and Tools from a Clinical Gastroenterologist
Click here for information about Peter Buch
Peter Buch, MD, AGAF, FACP, will elevate your knowledge with new clinical tools and insights to address unique GI challenges your geriatric patients experience – including colonoscopic evaluations, proton pump inhibitor use, constipation, rectal bleeding, guaiac tests and alarm symptoms. Dr. Buch is a clinical gastroenterologist with over 30 years of specialty experience to draw from. 
Geriatric Skin and Wound Care: Prevention Strategies, Current Treatments & Less Litigation Risk
Click here for information about Heidi Huddleston Cross
Heidi Huddleston Cross, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CWON®, will share her expertise so that you can identify emerging skin issues quickly and initiate the best plan for healing. Improve your skin and wound assessments and treatments, meeting the current standards of care and with less litigation risk. Heidi is a board-certified Wound and Ostomy Nurse, has extensive experience caring for wound and ostomy patients in acute care and long-term care and provides expert witness for plaintiff and defense attorneys related to her specialty.
Geriatric Pharmacology: Practical Application Through Patient Cases
** 2 pharmacology CE hours**
Click here for information about Kiplee Bell
Kiplee Bell, MD, will deliver a comprehensive and up-to-date geriatric medication review. She will walk you through pharmacological treatments for common geriatric conditions and diagnoses. Pharmacological application will be explored through the body systems: neuro, endocrine, cardiac, pulmonary, GI, infectious disease and musculoskeletal. Kiplee earned board certification as a Physician Assistant, an additional master’s degree in Gerontology, and finally her Doctorate in Medicine. Currently, she treats geriatric patients for a wide variety of medical and behavioral symptoms.
Pharmacology of Pain Management for End-of-Life Care
Click here for information about Dr. Paul Langlois
Dr. Paul Langlois, APN, Ph.D., CCRN, CCNS, CNRN, will draw on over 30 years of experience assessing and managing patients with life-threatening conditions to update your practice on the end-of-life pain experience, selection of analgesic and sedating medication, and will provide a valuable pain management algorithm. Paul is a critical care clinical specialist in the Surgical, Medical, Neurologic, Burn, CCU and Trauma ICUs of Cook County Hospital, Chicago.
Certification...Made Simple!

In just three easy steps, you will become a Certified Geriatric Care Professional (CGCP):

Step 1: Watch the online summit and bonus content.

Step 2: Complete the CE tests and instantly print your certificates of completion.

Step 3: Submit your certificates of completion, application form, and professional license to Evergreen Certifications and we'll cover the cost of your certification for 2 years (a $249.99 value!).
Click here for full Certification requirements


That's it! No hidden fees. No catch. Just certification made EASY.

*Professional standards apply. Learn more at www.evergreencertifications.com/cgcp


  • COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccine Updates:
    Eric Wombwell, PharmD, BCIDP
    Get the most up-to-date and accurate scientific information on prevalence of variants, dominant strains, timing of vaccines, vaccine efficacies and safety data.

  • Geriatric Psychopharmacology Updates & Trends: 
    Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan, MSN, ANPCP-DNP
    Get the latest medication updates on dementia drugs, anxiolytics, anticholinergics, antidepressants, antipsychotics, sleep disorder medications and management of delirium from COVID.

  • Challenging Geriatric Behaviors:
    Edward Shaw, MD, MA
    Learn the best strategies to manage the most difficult age and dementia-related behaviors such as agitation, aggression, wandering, sexual behaviors, sundowning, refusals to eat and insomnia.

  • Skin and Wound Care Strategies:
    Heidi Huddleston Cross, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CWON®
    Review current research supporting prevention strategies, dressing selection and treatment decisions to decrease litigation risk.

  • Fall Prevention Solutions:
    Shelly Denes, PT, CFPS, C/NDT, CGCP
    Learn today’s best practices, guidelines & standards in fall prevention techniques to avoid unnecessary harm to patients and regulatory risks.

  • Drug Prescribing and Deprescribing in Older Adults: 
    Steven Atkinson, PA-C, MS
    Know how to effectively utilize medications in aging patients to minimize drug interactions and appropriately start and stop medications.

  • Brain Lesions, Cognitive Changes & Behavioral Control:
    Jerome Quellier, MS, CCC-SLP
    Take a deep dive into site specific brain lesions that affect behavior and thinking skills to anticipate patient barriers to emotions, sensory awareness, engagement and compliance.

  • Geriatric Medical-Legal Concerns:
    Rachel Cartwright-Vanzant, PhD, LHRM, CCRN-K
    Learn how to avoid the latest legal pitfalls surrounding advance care planning, advance directives, DNR orders, and elder abuse/neglect.
2021 Geriatric Healthcare Summit
October 26-28, 2021
$1,819.83 Value
Just $299.99 Today — Save $1,519.84!!
Earn up to 31.75 CE Hours (incl. up to 7 pharma CE hours) — up to 23.25 Live CE Hours & 8.5 Self-Study CE Hours.
Click here for CE Credit breakdown | Click here for SLP (ASHA) live CE credit details

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