NICHE-AgeWISE Collaborative: Best Practices in Gerontological Care

  • Date: August 26, 2016
  • Time: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • Location: Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine St, Omaha, NE 68106

Target Audience

Target Audience

Nurses, Social Workers, LMHP's, Care Managers, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Medical Assistants, and other healthcare professionals with an interest in the care of the older adult.

Cost

Cost

Value: $280

Cost: $84 with promo code 70PD

Methodist and Jennie Ed employees please use the 2016 health system promo code for a 100% discount. 

Collaborating hospitals - use designated promo code to receive your special pricing. 

Non-collaborating agencies are eligible for a group discount for three or more employees. Contact phyllis.zimmermann@methodistcollege.edu for more information.

Lodging: Please contact Marriott Courtyard Omaha Aksarben Village and ask for the "Scott Conference Center" rate.

 

Course Description

Course Description

Purpose Statement: This program will provide best practices in the care of older adults across the continuum of care.   

Participants will be able to:

  • Examine current practices and latest research findings in pain management.
  • State key concepts of the Program for All Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE).
  • Identify at least 2 goals of the use of Geriatric Resource Nurses in the Emergency Department setting.
  • Explore strategies for introducing NICHE initiatives into long term care settings.
  • Describe practical strategies bedside nurses can use in assessing and managing pain.
  • Discuss best practices for preventing or managing delirium. Explore the impact of integrative health strategies in the care of older adults.
  • Compare and contrast resiliency in older adults and their care givers as well as across generations.
  • Discuss recognition of frailty and resources to support frail older adults.

Agenda

Agenda

TimeAgenda
7:30 - 8:00 am Registration/Breakfast
8:00 - 8:10 am              Welcome
 

Teri F Tipton MSN RN-BC, CNE. Vice President, Patient Care Services at 
Methodist Health System & 

Brenda Bergman-Evans, PhD, APRN-NP, APRN-CNS, FAANP.  Interim Chief Nursing Officer at CHI Health

8:10 - 9:10 am Quality Pain Care for Older Adults:  Current Status and Future Directions
  Keela Herr, PhD, RN, AGSF, FAAN
9:10 - 9:55 am Program for All Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE)
  Jill Nyquist, BSN, RN
  Geriatric Resource Nurse in the Emergency Department: A Feasibility Study
  Deborah Conley,MSN, APRN-CNS, GCNS-BC, FNGNA 
9:55 - 10:15 am Break
10:15 - 11:00 am Introducing NICHE into Long-term Care Facilities
  Joann Alderman, MSN, RNC, APRN-BC
11:00 - 11:45 am Application of Best Practices for Assessment and Treatment of Pain
  Keela Herr, PhD, RN, AGSF, FAAN
11:45 - 12:30 pm                         Lunch
12:30 - 1:30 pm Delirium and Delirium Prevention
  Rose Buckingham, MSN, APRN, CNP-BC
1:30 - 2:30 pm Integrative Health, Therapy & Effective Treatments
  Arlene Horner, DNP, RN, GCNS-BC
2:30 - 2:45 pm Break
2:45 - 3:30 pm Resiliency
  Deborah Carlson, PhD
3:30 -€“ 4:15 pm Frailty: How to Identify, What Do We Do, Available Tools
  Jane Potter, MD, FACP, AGSF
4:15 - 4:30 pm Summary/Questions and Answers
  Deborah Conley, MSN, APRN-CNS, GCNS-BC, FNGNA
4:30 PM Adjournment

Speakers

Speakers

Keela Herr, PhD, RN, AGSF, FAAN - Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty in the College of Nursing at the University of Iowa

Jill Nyquist, BSN, RN - Vice President of Home and Community Based Resources at Immanuel Communities

Deborah Conley, MSN, APRN-CNS, GCNS-BC, FNGNA - Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist; Assistant Professor Nebraska Methodist College

Joann Alderman, MSN, RNC, APRN-BC - President, National Gerontological Nursing Association

Rose Buckingham, MSN, APRN, GNP-BC - Nebraska Medicine

Arlene Horner, DNP, RN, GCNS-BC - Geriatric CNS and Integrative Therapy  at Sanford Health, Sioux Falls, SD  

Deborah Carlson, PhD - Executive Vice President, Nebraska Methodist College

Jane Potter, MD, M.D., FACP, AGSF  - Neumann M. and Mildred E. Harris Professor of Geriatrics Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center


Credits/CEUs

Credit Information

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

Nurses: 7.0 contact hours awarded.  MW MSD Provider Approval #: NE13-16C07.

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #120

Social Work: This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 7.0 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa Social Workers.  

Mental Health Practitioners: This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 7.0 clock hours for Nebraska licensed mental health practitioners and Iowa Behavioral Sciences practitioners.  

Physical Therapy: This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 7.0 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.  

Occupational Therapy: This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 7.0 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa occupational therapists and certified occupational therapy assistants.  

Medical Assistants: Application for continuing education credit has been made to the American Association of Medical Assistants and is pending.  

Education Credit: 7.0 Education hours.  Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering.  Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #120.

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