FLGEC Conferences and Educational Opportunities Geriatric education for rural health professionals conference Saturday Novebmer 15 and Sunday november 16, 2014 La Tourelle, 1150 Danby Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850 Registration brochure: CLICK HERE This conference is sponsored by the Health Foundation of Western and Central New York (HFWCNY) and the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center (FLGEC). Topics covered include geriatric pharmacotherapy, palliative care and hospice, the older adult office visit, and quality improvement. The conference is for rural health care providers from all disciplines including, physicians, physician assistants, medical directors, social workers, nurses, nurse practitioners, OT & PT, nursing home administrators and any other professionals interested in the field of geriatrics & aging. The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. For more information, please call Laura Robinson at 585-760-6380. Back to Top Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds Weekly presentations on multidisciplinary geriatric topics by an expert speaker. For more information, please call (585) 760-6352. November - December 2014 The Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center at Monroe Community Hospital, Department of Medicine and the University of Rochester, Department of Medicinen provides Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds on Wednesday mornings (8:00 am - 9:00 am) at Monroe Community Hospital, 435 E. Henrietta Road, Auditorium A - Hope 1. Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds meet from September - June. Dates Presentation Title Nov 5 Therapeutic Humor in Healthcare: Humor for the Health of It Kathleen Passanisi, PT, CSP, CPAE - President, New Perspectives, Hall of Fame Speaker, Humorist Nov 12 Surrogate Decision Making in the Era of the Family Healthcare Decisions Act Jennifer Muniak, MD Nov 19 Pruritus in the Elderly Amanda Moon, MD & Lindsey Dolohanty, MD Nov 26 ***********NO GRAND ROUNDS*********** Dec 3 Detecting Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease in Peripheral Blood Mark Mapstone PhD Dec 10 Quality Grand Rounds Suzanne Gillespie, MD Dec 17 Building Resilience: Results of a Preventive Problem-Solving Intervention with Older Macular Degeneration Patients Silvia Sorensen, MD Dec 24 ***********NO GRAND ROUNDS*********** Dec 31 ***********NO GRAND ROUNDS*********** Back to Top Geriatric Fellows' Conference Weekly conference of subjects relative to geriatric medicine fellowship training including lectures, literature reviews and case presentations. For more information, please call (585) 760-6353. Monroe Community Hospital 435 E. Henrietta Road Medical Administration Conference Room - Faith 2 West July, 2013 - June, 2014 Topics covered during the year may include: Introduction to Functional Assessment and Geriatric Syndromes Mental Status Exam Pain Assessment and Management Sleep Disorders in Older Adults Nursing Home Care Sensory Impairment Urogynecology Education Quality Improvement Neuropsych Assessment Falls Nutrition/Diets Late Life Depression Wound Care A.I.M. Testing Mentorship/CV Review Urinary Incontinence Hypertention Management Feeding Tubes Medicare Updates Billing Physiology of Aging & Physical Exercise Palliative Care/Caregivers' Issues Issues in Oral Health in Older Adults Depression in the Elderly Back to Top Geriatric Journal Club Interdisciplinary weekly rotating review of all clinically relevant journals pertinent to geriatrics. Faculty, fellows, and interdisciplinary health care professionals from the community participate in the reviews. For more information, please call (585) 760-6352. Group 1 Journal of General Internal Medicine Journal of American Medical Association Age and Aging Lancet Neurology American College of Physicians Journal Club Advances in Wound Care Aging and Society Group 2 British Medical Journal Amer. Journal of Public Health Gerontologist Journal of Gerontologic Nursing Journal Clinical Epidemiology Stroke Archives of Internal Medicine Journal of Nutrition in the Elderly Group 3 New England Journal of Medicine Alzheimer's Disease and Associate Disorders Gerontology Journal of American Dietetic Association International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry Journal of Applied Gerontology Generations Group 4 Annals of Internal Medicine Journal of Gerontology: Medical Science Research on Aging Activities, Adaptation, and Aging Update on Drugs in the Elderly Nursing Research Geriatric Nursing Group 5 American Journal of Medicine Journal of the American Geriatrics Society Journal of Aging and Health Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehab Journal of Geriatric Drug Therapy Special Care in Dentistry Aging and Human Development Psychology and Aging Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Science Back to Top Aging Research Forum Scheduled every four months at Monroe Community Hospital, a researcher in the area of Geriatrics or related to Geriatrics presents in the area of their study. For more information, please call (585) 760-6354.