29th Annual Saint Louis University Summer Geriatric Institute: The Aging Tsunami is Upon Us


Date & Location
Monday, June 4, 2018, 7:00 AM - Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 5:00 PM, Saint Louis University Learning Resources Center, St. Louis, MO

Target Audience
Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nurse Practitioners, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Other Practice, Pharmacist, Physical Medicine/ Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistants, Preventive Medicine, Primary Care, Psychiatry, Psychology, Registered Nurse, Social Work, Student in Training

Overview

The audience for this program includes students and professionals working with older adults, with a special emphasis on clinicians and administrators, including physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers,  occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech therapists,  dietitians, nursing home administrators, and those who specialize in alternative medicine. The 2018 program will include presentations on dementia, depression, communication, inter-professional practice development, nutrition, caregiver well-being and support, Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST), palliative and end-of-life care, exercise, and home-based care, among others.

Objectives

After attending this activity the participant will be able to:
  1. describe the current practice of geriatric care in the community setting in assessment and intervention;
  2. describe, through the plenary presentations, current research into assessment and intervention strategies in such areas as: dementia, depression, driving and mobility, caregiving, self-care, communication, workforce development, nutrition, hip fractures, dysphasia, traumatic brain injury; and cultural competency
  3. describe, through more in-depth workshop sessions, appropriate prevention, assessment, and intervention strategies in such areas as: cognitive stimulation therapy, palliative and end-of-life care, exercise and strengthening, geriatric syndromes, polypharmacy, caregiver support, complementary and alternative strategies for older adults, LGBTQ needs and services, speech therapy, Medicare Annual Visits, and new developments in nursing home care.

Registration

The Division of Geriatric Medicine at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and the Gateway Geriatric Education Center are pleased to present the 29th Annual Saint Louis University Summer Geriatric Institute.  

The audience for this program includes students and professionals working with older adults, with a special emphasis on clinicians and administrators, including physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers,  occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech therapists,  dietitians, nursing home administrators, and those who specialize in alternative medicine.

2018 SGI Driving and Parking Directions Doc.pdf

Registration Rate Packages

As in previous years there are several different rate packages which are detailed below.  Use this guide when you register to make sure you get the correct rate.  This year is a little different in that there is a third day of optional CST training at its own rate which includes take-home manuals to be used in CST groups.  If you attend all three days of training, there is a discount. If you need help in determining the correct package for you, please send an email to aging@slu.edu.

SLU Employee or Student

SLU Employee/Student-June 4-5 - No Charge

SLU Employee/Student-One Day Only (June 4th or 5th ) - No Charge

SLU Employee/Student-CST Only June 6th - No Charge

SLU Employee/Student-All 3 Days - No Charge

VA Employees

VA Employee - June 4-5 - $95.00

VA Employees - One Day Only (June 4th or 5th) - $95.00

VA Employees - CST Only June 6th - $100.00

VA Employees- All 3 Days - $175.00

 

Retiree or Student (non-SLU)

Early Bird Discounts Available before May 1, 2018:

Retiree/Student (non-SLU) June 4-5 Early Bird Discount - $115.00

Retiree/Student (non-SLU) One Day Only (June 4th or 5th )-Early Bird Discount - $65.00

Retiree/Student (non-SLU) CST Only, June 6th -Early Bird Discount - $75.00

Retiree/Student (non-SLU) All 3 Days-Early Bird Discount - $175.00

Rates As of May 1, 2018:

Retiree/Student (non-SLU) -June 4-5 - $150.00

Retiree/Student (non-SLU) One Day Only (June 4th or 5th ) - $85.00

Retiree/Student (non-SLU) CST Only, June 6th - $100.00

Retiree/Student (non-SLU) All 3 Days - $230.00

 

General Registration

Early Bird Discounts Available before May 1, 2018:

General Registration-June 4-5 Early Bird Discount - $275.00

General Registration-One Day Only (June 4th or 5th ) - Early Bird Discount - $160.00

General Registration-CST Only, June 6th-Early Bird Discount- $85.00

General Registration-All 3 Days-Early Bird Discount - $355.00

Rates As of May 1, 2018:

General Registration-June 4-5 - $325.00

General Registration-One Day Only (June 4th or 5th) - $190.00

General Registration-CST Only, June 6th - $100.00

General Registration-All 3 Days - $405.00

By Invitation Only

FOJ Registration-June 4-5 - $50.00

FOJ Registration-One Day Only (June 4th or 5th) - $25.00

FOJ Registration-CST Only, June 6th - $50.00

FOJ Registration-All 3 Days - $75.00

 

Continuing Education Credits:

Physicians, Psychologists, Nursing - $25

Social Workers - $15

Dietitians, OT, PT -  $10

Nursing Home Administrators - No charge



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