15th Annual Oregon Geriatrics Society Conference

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October 10-12, 2014

Sunriver Resort, Sunriver, Oregon


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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:

  • Discuss falls risk intervention and including community resources
  • Coordinate a comprehensive treatment plan for pressure ulcers
  • Describe five techniques for discussing boundaries relating to difficult requests and behaviors
  • Identify the unique difference in the management of IBD in the older adult
  • Understand the issues surrounding best practice treatment for people with Parkinson’s Disease
  • Differentiate the three most common types of dementia
  • Assess stroke risk and bleeding risk in patients with afib
  • Describe interventions that people can do to maximize cognitive stimulation

Accreditation and Credit

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and Oregon Geriatrics Society. OHSU is accredited by the ACCME to provide CME for physicians.

American Medical Association: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, Division of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center recognizes AMA Category 1 CreditsTM.

American Medical Directors: This live activity has been AMDCP pre-approved for a total of 5.5 credit hours in Management and 9 credit hours in Clinical Education toward certification/recertification as a Certified Medical Director in Long-Term Care (CMD). The AMDA CMD program is administered by the American Medical Directors Certification Program. 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.

Nursing Homes Administration Board: Approved for 15.75 hours.