PMDA Regional Meeting: Update on Alzheimer’s Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations and Non-Pharmacologic Management

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Webinar Locations:

Bethlehem – ManorCare
Chapel Meeting Room
2021 Westgate Dr.
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Erie – Hamot Women’s Hospital
Lincoln Education Center
118 E. Second St.
Erie, PA 16507
Harrisburg – UPMC Pinnacle Brady Building
Susquehanna/Riverview Room (first floor)
205 S. Front St.
Harrisburg, PA 17104
Lancaster – Mennonite Home
Juniata Room
1520 Harrisburg Pike
Lancaster, PA 17601
Muncy – Muncy Valley Hospital
215 E. Water St.
Muncy, PA 17756
Pittsburgh – Cumberland Woods Village Conference Center
UPMC Passavant Hospital Campus
700 Cumberland Woods Dr.
Allison Park, PA 15101
Philadelphia – Boyd-Horrox Funeral Home
200 W. Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA 19401
Pittston – United Methodist Homes
Wesley Village; Partridge-Tippett Building
209 Roberts Road
Pittston, PA 18640

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Conference ID

A6465

Purpose

This meeting will provide an update on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and strategies to use for patient care.

Audience

All health care staff in post-acute and long-term care settings, medical directors, physicians, advanced practice professionals, nursing staff and nursing home administrators, and non-PMDA members, are welcome to attend.

Objectives

  • Discuss current facts, figures and research initiatives for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Use evidence-based 2018 Alzheimer’s Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations
  • Use person-centered, evidence-based nonpharmacological practices for people with dementia in LTC and community based settings

Agenda

May 22, 2019, 6-8 p.m.

  • 6 p.m. | Exhibits and Dinner
  • 6:30 p.m. | Presentation
  • 7:30 p.m. | Speaker Q&A and Wrap-Up
  • 7:45 p.m. | PMDA Update, Announcements

Presenters

Douglas Pace, NHA
Director-Missions Partnerships
Alzheimer’s Association

 

Kezia Scales, PhD
Director of Policy Research
PHI

Credit

AMA, CMD, NHA credits are available

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Penn State College of Medicine and The Pennsylvania Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.

Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses Using AMA Credit

Nurses will receive a certificate from Penn State College of Medicine verifying their participation in 1 hour of approved continuing medical education. Continuing education activities which are approved by accredited institutions of higher education and that are relevant to patient care or professional nursing meet the requirements of mandatory continuing education for registered nurses in Pennsylvania, as required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The Board of Nursing recommends that nurses retain their certificates for a period of at least five years. Additional information is available through the State Board of Nursing at: http://bit.ly/dospagovnurse

This live activity has been pre-approved by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) for a total of 1 clinical hour toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in post-acute and long-term care medicine. The CMD program is administered by the ABPLM. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent on the activity

The State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators has approved this program for 1 clock hour under provider number PR000201L.

Fee

No fee.

Access (ADA)

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Continuing Education at least one week in advance of your participation or visit.

Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and educational balance)

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