Wednesday, 09 June, 2021
Other Dates For This Event:
Summer Geriatric Institute: Thursday, June 3 - Friday, June 4, 2021 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
CST Certification Training: Wednesday, June 2 and Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The audience for this program includes students and professionals working with older adults, with a special emphasis on clinicians and administrators, including physicians, nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists, social workers, physical therapists, speech therapists, dietitians, marriage and family therapists, nursing home administrators, and those who specialize in alternative medicine. Objectives: The participant will be able to:
• describe the current practice of geriatric care in the community setting in assessment and intervention;
• describe, through the plenary presentations, current research into assessment and intervention strategies in such areas as: dementia, cancer, exercise nutrition, dental care, loneliness and social isolation, palliative care, and developing aging-friendly health systems and communities; and
• describe, through more in-depth workshop sessions, appropriate prevention, assessment, and intervention strategies in such areas as: cognitive stimulation therapy, exercise, volunteerism, meaningful activities in residential settings, fall risk and prevention, caregiver well-being, and non-pharmacological interventions for persons experiencing loneliness and social isolation.
• develop and facilitate Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for persons experiencing mild to moderate cognitive impairment.
Live on Zoom Zoom link provided after registration.
Details and Registration: https://slu.cloud-cme.com/2021SGI