CALTCM Annual Meeting: April 24 & 25, 2015

 

Pre-Conference & Annual Meeting Testimonials:
 
"If you want to improve your skills in Dementia Screening, this is the program you should choose. It isn't just talk, its trying the new skills that are talked about and having an expert help you hone your technique so you can do the best job possible."
Dr. Debra Mindlin, PsyD, LPCC, LMFT
Behavioral Health Program Specialist | Medical Management
SCAN Health Plan


 

"I've participated in CALTCM's annual meetings for the past three years and have found it to be a unique, dynamic and inclusive experience, CALTCM embraces a different, more egalitarian and welcoming framework for all members of the interprofessional team."
Pat Latham Bach, PsyD, RN
Clinical Gero/Neuropsychologist
 

Program Introduction

The 41st Annual CALTCM meeting shines a Spotlight on Patient Safety, Care Coordination & Cutting-Edge Updates.  Attendees will be challenged to find ways to integrate advances in medical and post-acute care practices into current care systems, while preparing for the transition to a more efficient and streamlined post-acute and long-term care (PA/LTC) delivery system. The Keynote Speaker is Dr. Joseph Ouslander.  …Read more...

2015 Pre-Conference

The California Geriatric Education Center (CGEC) presents Team-Based Interprofessional Competency Training in Dementia Screening and Management.

This workshop is divided into 3 activities

  1. A brief introduction/overview of the workshop, including a comparison of minimum competencies for different health disciplines;
  2. Rotation through competency assessment stations using case study simulations using actors, and;
  3. A summary and 'action plan' to promote competency in cognitive and behavioral disorders at the learners' home institutions.

Pre-Conference Learning Objectives

At the completion of this training participants will be able to:     

  1. Demonstrate competency in cognitive and behavioral health assessment through administration of validated screening or assessment tools.
  2. Formulate a differential diagnosis and work with an interprofessional team to recommend an evaluation and treatment plan for an adult with a cognitive/behavioral problem.
  3. Identify caregiver stress and appropriate community support and services for patients with dementia.

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