UPMC Mercy First Annual 4Ms Conference: Let's Get Age Friendly-Full Day CCM

Pittsburgh, PA US
October 15, 2021

Let’s Get Age Friendly

Using the documentary, “Fast Forward” as a catalyst for healthcare providers to join the Age Friendly initiative, this session will provide an overview of UPMC Mercy’s journey to establishing a Geriatric Center of Excellence through the 4Ms of the nationwide Age Friendly movement.

October 15, 2021   8am-2:30pm 

8-8:15a                 Introduction to Age Friendly   Melissa Jones, MSN, RN, GERO_BC, CDP  and Stasa Tadic, MD

8:15-9:15a           Let’s Get Age Friendly: Fast Forward Documentary screening  Melissa Jones, MSN, RN, GERO_BC, CDP

9:15-10:15a         Age Friendly Mentation: Delirium Prevention  Stasa Tadic, MD

10:15-10:30a      Break 

10:30-11:30a      Age Friendly: Medication-how not to interfere with What Matters, Mobility or Mentation  Abigail  Steele, PharmD

11:30a-12:15p    Lunch (own)

12:15-1:15p        Age Friendly: Mobility-Preserving Mobility and Preventing Falls   Nicole Guy, MSN, RN, CSRN 

1:15-2:15p          Age Friendly: What Matters Most-Elder Care What's Right and What's Safe Sherri Mackall, RN, MSN, ACM 

2:15-2:30p          Wrap up/Q&A    

 

Target Audience

Full day attendance credit for certified care managers or nurses and social workers who attended the full day. 

Learning Objectives

By the completion of this session, participants should be able to: 

  1. Identify the 4Ms of Age Friendly care.
  2. Reflect upon their own perception of what it means to be “Age Friendly”.
  3. Name two ways practice “Age Friendly” care.

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.00 ASWB
  • 4.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
10/15/2021
Course expires: 
10/29/2021
Event starts: 
10/15/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
10/15/2021 - 2:30pm

Let’s Get Age Friendly

Using the documentary, “Fast Forward” as a catalyst for healthcare providers to join the Age Friendly initiative, this session will provide an overview of UPMC Mercy’s journey to establishing a Geriatric Center of Excellence through the 4Ms of the nationwide Age Friendly movement.

October 15, 2021   8am-2:30pm 

8-8:15a                 Introduction to Age Friendly   Melissa Jones, MSN, RN, GERO_BC, CDP  and  Stasa Tadic, MD, MS

8:15-9:15a           Let’s Get Age Friendly: Fast Forward Documentary screening  Melissa Jones, MSN, RN, GERO_BC, CD

9:15-10:15a         Age Friendly Mentation: Delirium Prevention  Stasa Tadic, MD,MS

10:15-10:30a      Break (coffee, tea, water)

10:30-11:30a      Age Friendly: Medication-how not to interfere with What Matters, Mobility or Mentation  Abigail  Steele, PharmD

11:30a-12:15p    Lunch (own)

12:15-1:15p        Age Friendly: Mobility-Preserving  Mobility and Preventing Falls  Nicole Guy, RN, MSN, CSRN 

1:15-2:15p          Age Friendly: What Matters Most-Elder Care What's Right and What's Safe  Sherri Mackall, RN, MSN, ACM 

2:15-2:30p          Wrap up/Q&A    

 

UPMC Mercy
1400 Locust Street
Virtual
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States

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Stasa D. Tadic, MD, MS is an Associate Professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at University of Pittsburgh. He is also an Academic Chief of Geriatric Medicine at UPMC Mercy hospital and provides consult service on hospitalized elderly and teaching of medical residents.

Melissa Jones is the geriatric programmatic nurse specialist with UPMC. Mercy.   She is a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the NCCDP and is a board certified gerontological nurse. She holds a Masters in Nursing Education and has practiced nursing in various care settings including nephrology, developmental disabilities, community and medical education. Melissa is also part time adjunct clinical faculty with Duquesne School of Nursing.

Abigail Steele is a Clinical Pharmacist at UPMC Mercy.  She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences at Cornell University, and obtained her PharmD at the University at Buffalo.  She completed a PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency at UPMC Mercy in 2014.  In 2020 she finished the University of Pittsburgh Gerontology Certificate Program, and is currently Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy and Geriatric Pharmacy.  Her clinical interests include age-associated changes in pharmacokinetics and reducing adverse drug effects and medication burden in older patients.

Sherri Mackall received her BSN from Alderson-Broadus University in WV and her MSN from Phoenix University.  She has spent her entire nursing career in the acute care setting.  Her bedside experience ranged from oncology to critical care and for the past 20 years she has been in Care Management.  She started her career at UPMC Mercy as the Manager for Care Management in 2005 and in 2008 became the Director of the department.  In working closely with her staff on discharge planning, the barriers to providing the appropriate level of post hospital care for the elderly became evident.  Developing age specific discharge readiness checklists and engaging engage her staff to improve the transition and discharge planning for the elderly patients became a department goal.  Sherri has been a core team member of UPMC Mercy Geriatric COE team and leads the hospitals processes related to the IHI “What Matters” care for the elderly.

Nicole (Nikki) Guy, MSN, RN, CSRN is a Quality Improvement Specialist UPMC Mercy She has been at UPMC for 8 years with clinical experience in critical care and interventional radiology.

 

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:  No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)

The University of Pittsburgh designates this [replace with applicable format: live, enduring or blended] activity for a maximum of __0_ AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Nursing (CNE)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is _4.0_ contact hours.

 

Pharmacy (CPE)

This knowledge-based activity provides _0_ contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit. 

 

Physician Assistant (AAPA)

The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for _0__ AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

 

Social Work

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive _4.0__ continuing education credits.

Other Healthcare Professionals: Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

CCM

This program has been submitted to The Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board certified case managers with 4.0 contact hour(s).

A post program evaluation is necessary to receive credit and certificates will be emailed separately.    

 

Available Credit

  • 4.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.00 ASWB
  • 4.00 Attendance
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