October 27, 2014 (Monday ~ Day 1 of 2)

October 27, 2014
(Monday ~
Day 1 of 2)
08:15 – 08:50 a.m. Registration and Coffee
08:50 – 09:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction by Michele J. Saunders, DMD, MPH,
UTHSCSA & Tracey Cawthorn, MD, NE Baptist
09:00 – 10:00 a.m. “From Primary Care to Long-Term Care” by Neela K. Patel, MD,
MPH, Professor of Family & Community Medicine, UTHSCSA
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. “Recognizing and Dealing with Elder Abuse in Those with
Alzheimer’s Disease” By Scott Persinger, SW, Christus Santa Rosa
11:00 – 11:15 a.m.
11:15 – 12:15 p.m. “The Vital Role of APS in Abuse Cases” by Sonia Samples, BS, APS
12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
L U N C H (Lunch on your own | Cafes in VA, UT & UHS)
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
“Cognitive Impairments in the Aging Population” by Veronica
Shead, PhD, Geriatrics & Palliative Care Psychologist, VA
2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
“End-of-Life Care and Paperwork” by Kelly M. Cross, JD, NMG
3:15 – 3:30 p.m.
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
“Non-Pharmacological Interventions” by Imelda Sanchez, MSN, RN,
Director of Medical and Surgical Services, Christus Santa Rosa
4:30 – 4:35 p.m.
Q&A Pre-Configured into the Hour Slots <> Schedule Subject to Change
October 28, 2014
(Tuesday ~
Day 2 of 2)
08:00 – 08:20 a.m. Registration and Coffee
08:20 – 08:30 a.m. Welcome and Introduction by Michele J. Saunders, DMD, MPH,
UTHSCSA & Tracey Cawthorn, MD, NE Baptist
08:30 – 09:30 a.m. “Resources of the Alzheimer’s Association” by Valerie Taylor, RN,
BSN, GRECC Nurse Connect Manager, VA
09:30 – 10:30 a.m. “Pharmacological Interventions in Treating Alzheimer’s Disease &
Related Dementias” by Carrie Allen, PharmD, GCP, Omicare, Inc.
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. BREAK
10:45 – 11:45 a.m. “Government and Private Community Resources” Barry W. Kresh,
SW, Baptist Hospital System
Please come join us on Oct 27th and/or October 28th, 2014. Weighing in at nine (9) hours across 1½ fall days, this
new event is a special (and FREE!) workshop situated in the heart of the medical center making it convenient for most of
Alamo City's geri-care professionals to attend. Timely topics range from non- pharmacological and pharmacological
approaches to dementia, and caregiver stress-busting to local resources, elder abuse, and guardianship. Open to all VA
& Non-VA healthcare providers to attend for credit. CEs awarded for AD, ADA, APA, ASHA, ACCME, CDR, ANCC & SW.
CE POC: Mr. Jose Zapata (210) 562-6562. Free local parking available (STGEC parks in our strip mall behind the
McDonalds but, per the parking map on-line, there may be room in SW corner of the VA lot.) Located in the STVHCSALMD's Audie Murphy Hospital's Audie-torium (Room 222). For more information, VA should call the SA GRECC @ 210617-5197 while all others should call the STGEC @ 210-562-6561. If you don’t have a copy of the Enrollment Form, it
can be downloaded by clicking the www.stgec.net hot link and going to Events. After initially "enrolling", VA desiring
continuing education credits will "register" into their TMS Account while Non-VA wanting CEs will be helped by Ms.
Barbara Giles (210) 562-6561 to "register" into TMS to ensure they receive CEs or a official Certificate of Completion.
Please sign up ~ The price is right and there’s room for you plus your friends & peers.
More at www.stgec.net
Enrollm ent Form
Audie Murphy VA Hospital Auditorium (Rm #222)
Monday & Tuesday | Oct 27 & 28, 2014
□VA (Department of Veterans’ Affairs) Employee
□Other than VA
(This dementia care improvement workshop is
open to everyone and … is FREE!)
Not approved for VA travel reimbursement. VA employees will work with TMS to get
their CEs through VA EES. Good for six (6) clock hours on Monday and three (3) clock
hours on Tuesday. VA can turn their registration forms into the SA GRECC (3rd Floor VA).
I Will Attend: ⌂Monday/27Oct or ⌂Tuesday/28Oct or ⌂Both Days
Choose CEs (by VA EES and In-House) from options above. *Certificate of Completion. ♥Applied for.
This Dementia Dynamics: Improving Care Workshop is co-presented by South TX Geriatric Education Center
(UTHSCSA) & the SA GRECC (VA) and is free to UT personnel, VA employees plus community professionals
interested in greatly improving their dementia caregiving. Seating is limited so please fax, snail mail or email ([email protected]) over your completed registration forms today!
7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 7921, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
(Phone) 210-562-6560
(Fax) 210-562-6564
(Webpage) www.stgec.net