Overview

The 2018 Spring Symposium will teach professionals and family caregivers what they need to know about many different types of dementia and how to manage the daily challenges faced by caregivers, professionals and those who suffer from the debilitating effects of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Topics such as the proper use of medication, managing difficult behaviors and legal issues will be covered.  You can also take advantage of the opportunity to visit a variety of providers of senior care services as well as professionals from the Alzheimer’s Association, local nonprofits and experts in the field of dementia care and research.

 

COST TO ATTEND

Family Caregivers:  No cost to attend (Suggested donation of $25)

Professionals (with CE credit):  $75.00
after March 4th cost will increase to $90.00

Professionals (without CE credit):  $50.00

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Speakers

Linda Mayfield, LVN


Assistant Director of Nursing James L. West Alzheimer's Center Fort Worth, Texas
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David Capper, MD


Internal Medicine Private Practice Fort Worth, Texas
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Laura Golden, OTR, OTD


Occupational Therapist Transition Support Team MHMR Tarrant County Fort Worth, Texas
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Karen Telschow Johnson, JD


Attorney Telschow Johnson Law PLLC Fort Worth, Texas
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Mary Quiceno, MD, FAAN


Associate Professor of Neurology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Associate Professor of Medical Education, TCU/UNTHSC School of Medicine, Fort Worth, Texas
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Monica Moreno


Senior Director, Care and Support Alzheimer's Association Greater Chicago Chapter Chicago, Illinois
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Joretta Marshall, PhD, MDiv


Executive Vice President and Dean Professor of Pastoral Theology and Care Brite Divinity School Fort Worth, Texas
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Laura Baker, PhD


Associate Professor Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine Neurology, and Social Sciences & Health Policy at Wake Forest School of Medicine Winston-Salem, North Carolina
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Cathy Stump, BS


Senior Case Manager Area Agency on Aging North Central Texas Council of Governments Arlington, Texas
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Elaine Bradshaw


Family Caregiver Fort Worth, Texas
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Martin Schreiber


Former Wisconsin Governor & Author Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Mardell Reising, BSW


Volunteer Guardian Guardianship Services Haslet, Texas
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Lori Varnell, JD


Assistant District Attorney Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office Fort Worth, Texas
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Heather Snyder, PhD


Senior Director, Medical & Scientific Relations Alzheimer's Association Chicago, Illinois
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Michael Olmstead


Regional Executive Director Providence Village Waco, Texas
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Accreditation

PHYSICIAN ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS:
The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of North Texas Health Science Center and Alzheimer's Association - North Central Texas Chapter. The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

PHYSICIAN CREDIT DESIGNATION:
The University of North Texas Health Science Center has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 6 hours of AOA Category 2A CME credits.  Approval is currently pending.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)tm . 

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSING CREDIT DESIGNATION:
UNT Health Science Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides up to 6 contact hours.

PHYSICAL THERAPISTS:
UNT Health Science Center is accredited by Texas Physical Therapy Association, Provider 1810035TX. This activity is approved for 6 CCUs for PTs and PTAs.

For successful completion, a participant must attend the program, complete the evaluation, and request credit online at conclusion of the activity.

The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.

SOCIAL WORKER:
This activity is approved for a maximum of 6 Clock Hours for Social Workers.

LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS:
University of North Texas Health Science Center is an approved provider, number 2022, by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. This activity is approved for 6 CEU credits/6 clock hours.

ACTIVITY PROFESSIONALS
NCCAP approval (activity professionals) for ‚Äč6 clock hours of continuing education. NCCAP 500198-19 exp 1/15/2019.

LONG TERM CARE ADMINISTRATORS
This program has been approved for Continuing Education for xx total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval #20190321-6-A41128-IN.

CHAPLAIN CREDIT
Portions of this educational program may be considered by the Board of Chaplaincy Certification Inc (BCCi) for maintenance of certification.

Acknowledgement

This activity is jointly provided by the University of North Texas Health Science Center and Alzheimer's Association - North Central Texas Chapter.

Learning Outcome

The outcome of this activity will be to provide new and updated information to enrich registered nurses' contributions to quality health care by enabling them to effectively educate patients and their families on all aspects of Alzheimer's disease and how to fully care for a person through all the stages of disease.