Arizona Geriatrics Society
Spring Mental Health & Aging Conference, Tucson


"The Impact of Mental Health Aging"
Friday, April 6, 2018

at
Viscount Suite Hotel
4855 East Broadway Boulevard
Tucson, Arizona  85711


TO REGISTER TO ATTEND THE 2018 SPRING CONFERENCE - Click Here


     

2018 Spring Conference Schedule

 
     

Friday, April 6, 2018

 
 

7:30-8:00 AM

 

Registration and Continental Breakfast, Exhibits

 

 

8:00-8:10 AM

 

Welcome & Announcements

 

 

8:15-9:15 AM

 

Buprenorphine for Chronic Pain in a Geriatric Patient with Substance Abuse Disorder, A Case Presentation
Susan Thompson, PharmD, BCPP, CPE
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Pain Management, Tucson Medical Center Pharmacy

 

 

9:20-10:10 AM

 

Narrative  & Reflective Practice As Essential Tools for Evidence-Based Care in the Geriatric Population
Jennifer R. Hartmark-Hill, MD, FAAFP
Director, The Program for Narrative Medicine & Health Humanities; Department of Bioethics and Medical Humanism,  University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix

 

 

10:10-10:40 AM

 

Break - Networking, Exhibits

 

 

10:40-11:30 AM

 

The Consequence of Financial Distress
Jill A. Preston
Owner and CEO, Benefit Results, LLC

 

 

11:35 AM -12:25 PM

 

Climate Change Disasters and Older Adults:  Moving from Vulnerable to Resilient
Barbara Warren, MD, MPH
Director, PSR Arizona, Physicians for Social Responsibility

 

 

12:25-1:15 PM

 

Lunch - Networking, Exhibits

 

 

1:15-2:45 PM

 

Caregiver Burden
Sandy Davenport, MSW
Caregiver Specialist, Pima Council on Aging

Ann Wheat
Director of Caregiver Services, Duet, Partners in Aging

 
 

2:45-3:00 PM

 

Break - Networking, Exhibits

 
 

3:00-3:50 PM

 

Emerging Issues Around Dementia for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Yumi Shirai, PhD
I-AADAPT Director, Sonoran University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Department of Family & Community Medicine, The University of Arizona

Melissa Kushner, MSW
Senior Program Coordinator
Sonoran University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona

 

 

3:55-4:45 PM

 

Soul Injury:  Liberating Unmourned Loss and Unforgiven Guilt
Leann Thrapp, MA, RN, CHPCA
Founder & President, New Haven Healing Center

 





 

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A $25 handling fee will be charged for requested cancellations received by March 3rd; no refunds will  be issued after that date. 


Special Accommodations:  If you have any special needs, please contact Iris Sumpter at (602) 265-0211 or IrisSumpter@ArizonaGeri
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