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Avera Gerontological Care Conference

Jun
13
Thu
Jun 13, 2013
Thursday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Holiday Inn City Centre - Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, SD

This conference is designed for professional nurses and care providers involved in the care of gerontological patients or interested in gerontological nurse certification.

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

To register please pay by credit card.  If sending check for payment prior to event mail check to:

Avera Events Coordinator
3900 W Avera Drive
Sioux Falls, SD 57108

 

Questions about payment?  Call (605) 322-4645

Fees & Payment

Avera Partner Participants:  $25

Other Participants  $50

Description

 

About the Conference

Target Audience

This conference is designed for professional nurses and care providers involved in the care of gerontological patients or interested in gerontological nurse certification.

Goal

This conference will support the professionalism of care providers who work with elderly people in their service lines. In addition, this conference will offer specific education that can be used in applying for or renewal of the Gerontological Nurse Certification. Attendees will learn skills and knowledge for addressing the unique care of older adults.

Credits

Application has been made for continuing nursing education through the Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Application has also been made for social workers and nursing home administrators. Please call Vonda Reed, Avera events coordinator, at (605) 322-4645 for more information.

AGENDA

8:30 a.m.         Registration and Continental Breakfast 

9:00 a.m.         Opening Prayer and Welcome:  Deb Paauw, RN, BSN, MS, NE-BC,, RN; Director of Clinical Quality, Avera

9:10 a.m.         Understanding and Caring for Individuals with Dementia:   Sarah Kneisler, RMT/NHA

10:10 a.m.       Nutrition Break

10:30 a.m.       Pharmacological and Non-pharmacological Interventions: Matt Malone, DO, Avera Medical Group University Psychiatry Sioux Falls 

11:30 p.m.      Grandma Stole My IPad!:  Jack York, Founder, It’s Never 2 Late: Dignity Through Technology

12:30 p.m.       Lunch

1:30 a.m.         Education Sessions

Put the Drugs Down and Turn the Music Up: How Technology can positively impact the lives of people living with dementia: Jack York

Creating a Culture of Safety:  Sarah Kneisler

2:30 p.m.         Dessert Break

2:45 p.m.         Positive Stress Responding:  Patricia Lindemann, MS, LPC, Outpatient Therapist, Avera McKennan Behavioral Health Outpatient Services

3:45 p.m.        Evaluation and Conclusion

Instructor(s)

  • Speakers per Workshop Agenda

Contact

Avera Events Coordinator at 605-322-4645 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location Instructor
1. Thu, June 13 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Holiday Inn City Centre - Sioux Falls Speakers per Workshop Agenda

Location Details

  • Holiday Inn City Centre - Sioux Falls
    100 W. 8th Street
    Sioux Falls, SD
    Main: 605-339-2000

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