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9th Annual Geriatric CONFERENCE is a Course

9th Annual Geriatric CONFERENCE


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9th Annual Geriatric Conference Building Partnerships for Geriatric Care Jointly provided with the Caring for the Caregiver Program*

 June 14, 2019  5:00 - 8:30 PM & June 15, 2019   8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 Location: UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing 7703 Floyd Curl Drive San Antonio, TX 78229

Continuing Education provided for Nurses & Social Workers

Certificate of attendance provided for others


Invited Speakers

Preferred Hotel $95/night   Embassy Suites By Hilton: 7750 Briaridge, San Antonio, TX 78230

Learning outcome: Identify at least one expected change in practice based on information learned about dementia and family caregiving during the symposium

Attendees will learn:

  1. Aspects of living with dementia and how palliative care can impact patient-centered outcomes across the trajectory
  2. Overview of dementia, diagnostic work-up, progression, and important care issues
  3. Best practice evidence: Care planning, decision support, proxy decision-making from the perspective of people living with dementia and their families
  4. Integrating the voice of people living with dementia and their caregivers into your practice
  5. Dementia friendly healthcare practices

*Funded through Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Eugene Washington Engagement Award