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MALAMA KUPUNA: THE GERIATRICS SYMPOSIUM
December 4, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm HST$175
There are currently 46 million people over the age of 65 years in the USA today and that number is expected to double by 2050! As our patients age, they manifest more problems and nurses need to find solutions. We will take a detailed look at the problems of aging, nursing best practices and focus on the top ten issues in geriatric health including cognition, chronic disease, falls, stroke, and incontinence. Aquire the knowledge and tools you need to help our Kapuna maximize their functionality and quality of life!
On WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2019 in Honolulu Hawaii join us to explore new research findings related problems confronting geriatric patients and those who care for them. We will focus on common geriatric syndrome and the top ten issues in geriatric health including cognition, chronic disease, falls, stroke, and incontinence.
THE GERIATRICS SYMPOSIUM
1739 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, HI 96815
7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
(doors open at 7:15 AM)
This conference is designed for NP’s, RN’s, LPN’s, Pharmacists and other allied health professionals (contact hours for nursing licenses only).
$175 includes 8 contact hours for nurse licensing renewal in Hawaii and all 50 states, breakfast, lunch, and all materials.
Street meter parking is available for $1 an hour.
Space is limited so we encourage early registration.
Goals and Objectives
At the conclusion this conference, the participant will
Demonstrate knowledge of important clinical and administrative issues in geriatrics.
Identify key geriatric syndromes and strategies to assess and address them.
Identify chronic disease problems specific to the elderly population and how they differ from younger adults.
Identify signs, symptoms, & diagnostics to distinguish between normal aging, mental illness, & dementia in the older adult.
Demonstrate insight into strategies for medication prescribing and administration important to seniors.
Demonstrate insight into the importance of patient-centered care for our Kapuna.
Out of town visitors are welcome!
Our conferences are approved by the Wisconsin Nursing Association (WNA), an accredited approver of the American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC) to satisfy all 50 state requirements. Please see the map below for accommodations surrounding the conference location. Mahalo.
*Disclaimer: Hotel accommodations and fees associated therewith are not provided by Hawaii Nurses Continuing Education (HNCE) nor included in the cost of the program and HNCE is not liable for staying in accommodations.
Contact us for questions and comments. Please provide all learning requirements, dietary restrictions, and physical access considerations during registration.