Summit: Day 3 Agenda

2023 CALTCM Summit for Excellence

Day 3: Saturday, November 4, 2023 - Hot Topics

Length (Minutes) 7:30 AM Exhibits Open & Coffee Break
10 8:00 AM Welcome & Introductions
20 8:10 AM Presentation of the CALTCM Excellence in Education Award
    Award Recipient: Dolly Greene, RN, BSN, CIC
45 8:30 AM Substance Abuse, Alcohol, and Opioids
    Speaker: Huy Ngo, MD
    Learning Objectives:
    1. Define substance use disorder criteria.
    2. Outline facility responsibility for diagnosis and treatment of residents with substance use disorder.
    3. Review a customized "substance use" care planning tool.
    4. Practice motivational interviewing. 
    5. Get comfortable writing a prescription for buprenorphine.
45 9:15 AM New Drugs: A 2023 Update
    Speaker: Janice Hoffman-Simen, Pharm.D., EdD, APh, BCGP, FASCP
    Learning Objectives:
    1. Identify trade and generic names of newly approved drugs in 2022-2023.
    2. Describe the mechanism of action for three newly approved drugs and their black box warnings.
    3. Differentiate newly approved drug agents that are appropriate for use in geriatrics. 
  10:00 AM Break (30 minutes)
50 10:30 AM Beers Update
    Speaker: Janice Hoffman-Simen, Pharm.D., EdD, APh, BCGP, FASCP and Aida Oganesyan, Pharm.D.
    Learning Objectives:
    1. Identify three differences with the new Beers criteria compared to the old criteria.
    2. Define the patient population where the Beers criteria are the most important
    3. Review a case of a patient who is utilizing Beers medications and identify strategies for deprescribing. 
45 11:20 AM Are Illegal Drugs Good For the Elderly? Reviewing the "Fun" Drugs
    Speaker: Cari Levy, MD, PhD, CMD
    Learning Objectives:
    1. Describe therapeutic indications and known effects of Ketamine, Psylocibin, and MDMA (Ecstasy).
    2. Review evidence of effectiveness of these drugs for depression, PTSD, and death anxiety.
    3. Define micro-dosing and when it may be used.
    4. Find a resource to test purity of a drug.
    5. Develop comfort with asking questions about the use of these medications for your patients.
  12:05 PM Break/Exhibits
  12:15 PM Product Theater: (No CME) Lunch Break (45 Minutes) Click link for details. 
10 1:10 PM Presentation of the CALTCM Poster Session Awards
45 1:20 PM Managing Parkinson's
    Speaker: Indira Subramanian, MD
    Learning Objectives:
    1. Describe updates in Parkinson's disease treatments and how they may impact NH residents. 
    2. Describe a step wise, evidence-based plan, to treat Parkinson's disease.
    3. Describe the major benefits and drawbacks of major drugs and how you may select a drug based on reducing polypharmacy. 
5 2:05 PM In-The-Trenches / Topics and Speakers
    1. "Recreational" or Therapeutic Use of Mind Altering Substances; Cari Levy; MD
2. Diabetes Management: Practice Makes Perfect; 
Mai-Khanh Nguyen, Pharm.D.
3. Ask a Neurologist about Parkinson's; 
Indira Subramanian, MD
4. Beers v. Beer in Nursing Homes; 
Janice Hoffman-Simen, Pharm.D., EdD, APh, BCGP, FASCP and Aida Oganesyan, Pharm.D.
5. Substance Use Disorder In PALTC; 
Huy Ngo, MD
40 2:10 PM In-The-Trenches Session (See topics & speakers noted above.)
30 2:50 PM Applying the Pearls from the 2023 CALTCM Summit for Excellence
  3:20 PM Adjourn


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