80045102 - Fourth Annual Service Members and Veterans: Treatment Methods, End-of-life Considerations, and Changes in Cognitive Function for the Aging Patient

Fourth Annual Service Members and Veterans: Treatment Methods, End-of-life Considerations, and Changes in Cognitive Function for the Aging Patient Banner


Date & Location
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 7:15 AM - 4:30 PM   Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Turner Bldg., Baltimore, MD

Target Audience
Geriatric Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Physician Assistant, Psychiatry, Psychology, Public Health, Social Work, Speech Language Pathology

Overview

This one day activity will provide attendees an opportunity to review treatment methods, end-of-life considerations, and changes in cognitive function for the aging service members and veterans. Leaders from Veterans Health Administration, VA Maryland Health Care System, and Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Hospital will provide lectures and discussions to improve the care of aging service members and veterans.

Fees

Physicians - $ 200

VA, DoD and Johns Hopkins Affiliates - $ 125

Residents*/Fellows*/Nurses/NPs/PAs/Allied Health Professionals - $ 125

You will receive a confirmation by e-mail. If you have not received it by April 25, call (410) 502-9634 to confirm that you are registered. A transcript of attendance will be available upon attestation of your credit hours and submission of the post activity online evaluation. The Johns Hopkins University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any activity due to unforeseen circumstances. In this event, the University will refund the registration fee but is not responsible for travel expenses. Additionally, we reserve the right to change the venue to a comparable venue. Under such circumstances registrants will be notified as soon as possible.



Objectives
  1. Identify the common neuropsychiatric disturbances affecting the elderly.
  2. Recognize common end of life rituals and practices specific to the aging Veteran.
  3. Identify current pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions used to manage agitation in the elderly.
  4. Identify the current VA initiatives to meet the needs of an aging Veteran population.
  5. Recognize the unique risk of suicide and suicidal behavior in geriatric populations.

Accreditation
Accreditation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Credits

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Program accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) - PA’s may claim a maximum of 6.75 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is authorized by the Maryland State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a provider of continuing education. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine maintains responsibility for this program. A certificate for 6.75 CEUs will be awarded upon completion of this activity.

The Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners certifies that this program meets the criteria for 6.75 credit hours of Category 1 or 6.75 CEUs of continuing education for social workers and associates licensed in Maryland. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland.

Pain Medicine Statement
This activity should cover topics that are required under the Maryland Board of Physicians pain management requirement.