FLGEC Conferences and Educational Opportunities The 29th annuAl Conference - Spanning the continuum of care: Innovations in Geriatric health practice Friday september 25, 2015 monroe community hospital, rochester, ny Registration Brochure: click here This annual conference is sponsored the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center (FLGEC) and the Office for Aging Research and Health Services (OARHS). The conference is for 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 designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Social Work Education credits are pending approval. Registration forms may be faxed to: 585-760-6376 or scanned and emailed. 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. September - October 2015 The Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center at Monroe Community Hospital, Department of Medicine and the University of Rochester, Department of Medicine 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 Sep 9 Agitation and Aggression in Dementia Anton Porsteinsson, MD Sep 16 Medicare Coverage for Durable Medical Equipment: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Getting Patients the DME They Need Mary Weidert, PTA, Monroe Community Hospital Sep 23 NO GRAND ROUNDS Sep 30 Spasticity and its Management Kamaljit K. Sidhu, MD Oct 7 TBD Oct 14 Managing Chronic Lower Back Pain in Older Adults: A Biopsychosocial Medel Paul Dougherty, DC Oct 21 "A Preliminary Evaluation of a Screening, Brief Interventions, and Referral to Treatment" (SBIRT) Training Curriculum for Psychiatry Trainees" Stephanie Gamble, MD Oct 28 Update on Management of Atrial Fibrillation Burr Hall, MD 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, 2015 - June, 2016 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 twice monthly 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. 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.