18th Annual Oregon Geriatrics Society Conference

Pre-registration for this activity is closed. Onsite registration begins at 7 a.m. on October 6.

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Mail-in Registration Form

Note: You must be a paid member of the Oregon Geriatric Society in order to take advantage of the member conference rate. Any non-members utilizing the member rate will be invoiced for membership dues.

Course Description

The Oregon Geriatrics Society conference is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners and other health care professionals who work with older adults in various care settings.  At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the challenges and barriers to diabetes care in the elderly.
  • Understand how differing dementias effect episodic and traumatic memory formation.
  • Identify strategies for transitioning from chronic prescription opioids for patients with chronic pain.
  • Discuss implications of recent publications for clinical practice.

Accreditation and Credit

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of OHSU School of Medicine and the Oregon Geriatrics Society. The OHSU School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

American Medical Association: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center recognizes AMA Category 1 Credits™.

American Medical Directors:  This live activity has been pre-approved by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) for a total of 5 management hours and 11 clinical hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director (CMD) in post-acute and long-term care medicine. The CMD program is administered by the ABPLM. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent on the activity.

American Academy of Family Physicians:

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Oregon Nursing Homes Administration Board: Approved for 16.00 hours.

Physician Assistants: The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that the AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsare acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification. 

American Osteopathic Association: The American Osteopathic Association states CME programs sponsored through organizations that are AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ accredited or AAFP-approved are eligible for AOA Category 2 CME credit.