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WHEN

Wednesday, April 11, 2018,                 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM CDT

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WHERE

Baton Rouge Marriott                                               5500 Hilton  Avenue                                               Baton Rouge, LA 70808                                                 

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CONTACT

Kristi Mellion, Program Coordinator
225-334-7494
coordinator@alzbr.org

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

7:00 AM - Vendors set up

7:30 AM - Registration/Breakfast/Exhibits 

8:00 AM - Welcome & Introduction 

8:15 AM - Keynote Address: Pathways to Care   Presented by Cameron Camp, Ph.D.

9:30 AM -  Break/Networking

9:45 AM - Keynote Address Cont'd:  Pathways to Care Presented by Cameron, Ph.D.

11:30 AM - Exhibits/Health Screenings/Lunch

12:30 PM - Welcome Back

12:45 PM - Where Are the Roads Leading Us? Latest Treatment and Reseach Presented by:  William Gahan, M.D.

1:45 PM -  Break/Networking/Exhibitors    

2:00 PM - Welcome Back

2:15 PM - The Direction of Alzheimer's Care in Louisiana Panel

3:15 PM - Break/Networking/Exhibitors    

3:30 PM - Welcome Back

3:30 PM - Routes to Resolving Dissension: When You Can't See the Forest for the Trees

4:45 PM - Closing Remarks/Evaluation

PRESENTING SPONSORS 

 

 

SILVER SPONSORS

 

CORPORATE PARTNERS


 

 

Baton Rouge Coca Cola Bottling Co.  -  Cajun Industries, LLC  -  Capitol Buick GMC  -  Investar Bank  -  KPMG -  Southern Cold Storage  -  A First Name Basis - Robinson Brothers Ford & Lincoln -  Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry -  Manda Fine Meats

             FEATURING KEYNOTE SPEAKER

          Cameron J. Camp, Ph.D.

                      PRESENTATION TOPIC:  PATHWAYS TO CARE

Dr. Cameron Camp is a noted pyschologist specializing in applied research in gerontology.  He currently serves as Director of Research and Development for the Center for Applied Research in Dementia.  Dr. Camp gives workshops on designing cognitive and behavioral interventions for dementia internationally.  These interventions are all designed to reduce challenging behaviors and increase the level of functioning of persons with dementia.  He has co-authored three college textbooks and published over 150 peer-reviewed articles and chapters.  Dr. Camp is Fellow and past president of Division 20 (Adult Development and Aging) of the American Psychological Association, a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, and a Charter Member of the Association for Psychological Science. 

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS


PRESENTATION TITLE:  WHERE ARE THE ROADS LEADING US?  LATEST TREATMENT AND RESEARCH

W. Patrick Gahan, M.D., is a board certified geriatrician.  Dr. Gahan is the medical investigator for the Institute for Dementia Research & Prevention and has research interests in blood pressure and polypharmacy as it's related to the elderly.  He is an adjunct faculty member of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center. 

PRESENTATION TITLE:  ROUTES TO RESOLVING DISSENSION:  WHAT TO DO WHEN FAMILIES ARE AT ODDS WITH A LOVED ONE'S CARE

Katherine S. Verberne, LCSW, is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Social Work with a certification in gerontology.  She is the social worker for Hood Memorial Hospital in Amite, LA, where she provides support, education, and resources daily to individuals on aging in place, cognitive impairments, anxiety, depression, and adult ADHD.

PRESENTATION TITLE:  THE STATE OF ALZHEIMER'S IN LOUISIANA  PANEL DISCUSSION

 

FACILITATOR

Gina Rossi, LCSW, State of Louisiana Office of Aging and Adult Services. 

PANELISTS

Tara Leblanc, Assistant Secretary, Louisiana Department of Health -Office of Aging and Adult Services

Andrew Muhl, Director of Advocacay, Americn Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

Wanda Spurlock, DNS, RN-BC, CNE, FNGNA, FAAN, Louisiana Enhancing Aging with Dignity through Empowerment and Respect (LEADER)

Dr. Kenneth Gaddis, M.D., Ochsner Health Systems

Dana Territo, Director of Services, Alzheimer's Services of the Capital Area

The first 250 to register receive a free copy of the new

 Alzheimer's Services Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Manual!

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS

CEUs will be offered to the following healthcare professionals:  

***Must register as a healthcare professional at $150 to be eligibile for CEUs.***

***There will be a $5 processing fee for all refund requests.***

Registered Nurses: A total of 6 contact hours have been submitted for approval for registration, attendance of the entire program and completion of the post program evaluation. St Elizabeth Professional Development and Alzheimer’s Services of Capitol the Area are co-providers is this Nursing Continuing Education Program.

     Alzheimer's Services of the Capital Area and St. Elizabeth Hospital                        Professional Development are joint providers of this educational event. St.              Elizabeth Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the South Central Accreditation Program, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

Social Workers: A total of 6 clinical hours of continuing education have been approved by Alzheimer's Services of the Capital Area, which is recognized by the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners as an approved provider of continuing education.Registered

Nursing Facility Administrators: A total of 6 hours of continuing education has been approved by the State of Louisiana Board of Examiners of Nursing Facility Administrators. 

Speech Language Pathologists & Audiologists: A total of 6 hours of continuing education in a related area is Louisiana Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology acceptable.

Occupational Therapists: A total of 6 hours of continuing education have been approved by the Louisiana Occupational Therapy Association.

Activity Therapists: A total of 6 hours  of continuing education have been submitted to the NCCAP for Certified Activity Directors & Certified Activity Consultants. 

Other healthcare disciplines: A certificate of attendance will be provided to present to respective licensing boards.

SPONSORSHIPS

If you have a company with a service or product for any aspect of the elder care sector, you won't find a better way to introduce your company to caregivers and healthcare professionals in the Greater Baton Rouge area than at this conference.  Top level sponsors not only receive exhibit booth space, but also free admission to the conference, along with other great perks!  See below for sponsorship information.

PRESENTING SPONSORS - $5000

GOLD SPONSOR - $2500

SILVER SPONSOR - $1000

BRONZE SPONSOR - $500 

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON BENEFITS FOR EACH LEVEL.

EXHIBITORS

Exhibit booth space is available for businesses to display their services or products for $275. It is on a first-come, first-served basis according to receipt of completed committment form and payment. 

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON EXHIBIT SPACE.

 

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