Eric Young MD, Division Chief,
Spectrum Health Medical Group
Please note that once the reservation is made, participants are responsible for payment, regardless of attendance.
Payment can be made at the door. Cash or Check Only. Make checks payable to MBIPC.
Registrations received after the deadline are subject to a $25 late fee and subject to seating availability.
Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.
Sponsored by: Spectrum Health Continuing Care
Provided by Wayne State University’s Institute of Gerontology
Presented Courtesy of Jim Schuster, Certified Elder Law Attorney
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2014!
Empowering Families to Make Educated Choices
Seniors in Motion
How Does Your Garden Grow
Should I Stay or Should I Go Now?
Food: Fact or Fiction
Jest for the Fun of It: Laughter Yoga
Tai Chi: It’s Been Around For Ages
Michael Sheehan, is a State Commissioner, serving on the Commission on Services to the Aging. He is also Chairman of the State Advisory Council on Aging. In past years, he was a member of the State Advisory Council on Aging. Locally, he has been a member of the Bay Area Senior Advocates and an Advisor to the Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan. He also taught computer classes at the Traverse City Senior Center.
Sheehan, a retired Professor of English, taught at the City Colleges of Chicago. A prolific writer, he has written ten books. He hosts a call-in radio program about the English language each Tuesday morning in which he also promotes issues affecting seniors.
Schedule of Events:
8:30 am Registration – Breakfast & Gallery Walk
9:15 am Welcome & Keynote
9:45 -10:30 am Gallery Walk
10:30 am -1:00 pm Workshops
1:00 pm Lunch
1:40 pm Evaluation: Closing Remarks & Gallery Walk
Enjoy educational vignettes that identify and demonstrate transition of care interruptions
that interfere with safe, cost-effective, efficient, quality and patient-centric care!
1. Identify common failure points in transition of care that influence poor patient outcome.
2. Identify the critical information needed to render safe care during transport and avoid wrongful resuscitation.
3. Outline various communication strategies that lead to more effective care coordination and improved patient outcome.
4. Provide an opportunity for participants to network and report out other strategies to improve transitions
5. Define key ethical constructs as they relate to the care of geriatric patient.
8:30 – 9:00am Registration/Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00am – Part One of Presentation
10:00 – 10:15am – 10:15am – Break
10:15 – 11:10am – Part Two of Presentation
11:10 – 11:15am – Questions and Answers, Evaluation and Tours