Arizona Geriatrics Society
2019 Spring Conference on Aging, Tucson

"Geriatrics for Primary Care"

Friday, April 5, 2019

Tucson Medical Center
Marshall Conference Center
5301 East Grant Road
Tucson, Arizona  85712

Attendance Registration
Exhibit Registration
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2019 Spring Conference Schedule


Friday, April 5, 2019


7:30 AM


Registration and Continental Breakfast, Exhibits



8:15 AM


Welcome & Announcements



8:30 AM


Keynote Address:  Frailty Assessment in Primary Geriatric Care:  The Why and the How
Mindy Fain, MD
Chief, Section of Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine



9:30 AM


Updates on Treatment of Movement Disorders
Thomas Norton, MD
Neurosurgeon, Center for Neurosciences



10:20 AM


Break - Networking, Exhibits



10:40 AM


Geriatric Issues in Anesthesia on Older Adults:  Immediate Problems & Future Concerns
Kevin Evans, DO
Anesthesiologist, Old Pueblo Anesthesia



11:30 AM


Preclinical and Symptomatic Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults
Steven Rapczak, MD
Professor of Neurology, University of Arizona College of Medicine



12:20 PM


Lunch - Networking, Exhibits



1:15 PM


Thinking Ahead:  Panel Presentation

Advanced Directives:  Local Resources

Karen Popp, RN
Lead for Healthcare Provider Education, Arizona EOL Care Partnership

Coming Soon:  Arizona Provider Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (AzPOLST)
Sandy Severson
Vice President, Care Improvement, Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association

Caregiver Support & Community Resources
Lisa Reams, MS
Vice President, Programs & Services, Pima Council on Aging


2:30 PM


Working with Hospice and Palliative Care in the Home
Lawrence Lincoln, MD
Medical Director, TMC Hospice


3:25 PM


Summary and Future Directions
Rosemary Browne, MD
President, Arizona Geriatrics Society


4:00 PM







2019 Spring Conference CEUs/Accreditation



    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and Arizona Geriatrics Society. The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson  is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


    The University of Arizona Center on Aging, an Approved Provider of the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP 14824, has approved this program for 5.5 contact hours.

    Case Managers


This program has been submitted to The Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board certified case managers with 5.5 clock hours(s).  


    Application has been made to the Board of Examiners of Nursing Care Institution Administrators and Assisted Living Facility Managers for 6.25 continuing education credits for managers and administrators of long term care and assisted living facilities.

Special Accommodations:  If you have any special needs, please contact us at
(602) 265-0211 or [email protected]
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