Geriatrics and Palliative Care 2020 Symposium
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This annual symposium brings practitioners from various healthcare settings to develop the necessary skills to improve the quality and delivery of geriatrics and palliative care. Keynote lectures, moderated interprofessional panels, and breakout sessions explore issues relating to the physical, emotional and psychological care of seriously ill patients and their families.
Explore the following topics through didactic lectures and interprofessional panel discussions:
- Elder Abuse
- Home-Based Care - "Look Homeward, Medicine"
- Opioid Risk Assessment
- Medical Marijuana: Access and Healthcare Disparities
Select two breakout sessions for a tailored learning experience:
- Physician Aid-in-Dying
- Nuts and Bolts of Prescribing Opioids
- Goals of Care and Advance Care Planning Conversations
- Polypharmacy and Deprescribing
This course is designed for all specialists working in Geriatrics, Palliative Care, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pain Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Social Work, Pastoral Care and Hospice.
For information regarding parking and directions please click here.
The closest parking garage to the conference location is the Hamilton Parking Garage on 11th Street between Walnut & Locust Streets. The Hamilton Parking Garage is undergoing repairs. The work is expected to last for several months. If using the garage, please pay attention to signage indicating lane and temporary parking restrictions.
For additional parking options available at Jefferson’s Center City campus, visit Available Parking.
The nearest hotel to Thomas Jefferson University Campus is the Holiday Inn Express Midtown located at 1305 Walnut Street.
Holiday Inn Express Midtown
1305 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA, 19107
Rates: $134 special hospital/university rate
No extra person charge. Includes complimentary breakfast, free access to wireless internet and onsite fitness center. Parking is $27 per day (with in and out privileges).
For additional hotels in the area, that also offer a Jefferson rate, please visit: http://hospitals.jefferson.edu/patients-and-visitors/center-city/hotels-and-lodging/
|FEATURED KEYNOTE LECTURES|
Laura Mosqueda, MD
"Look Homeward, Medicine"
Bruce Allen Leff, MD
All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and allied health professionals are required to disclose to the audience:
Any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services
Any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.
Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials. Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.
- 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 5.75 Attendance
- 5.75 Patient Safety
- 5.75 CNE
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|Profession/ Affiliation||Early Bird Rate - Register by March 1, 2020||Regular Rate - After March 1, 2020|
|Nurse & Other Healthcare Professional||$75||$90|
|Jefferson Health - Faculty & Staff||$60||$75|
|Non-Jefferson Residents, Fellows & Students||$25||$25|
Jefferson Health Residents, Fellows & Students
|HOW TO REGISTER|
To register online, you must have a CPD @ JeffLearn account.
If paying by check, please fill out paper registration and mail to the address listed on the form.
NOTICE – Unauthorized recording, taping, photographing at Jefferson CE activities is strictly prohibited. If found recording, you will be asked to leave and any registration fees will not be refunded.