An Evidence-based Update on Infectious Diseases in Older Adults

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
4:00-6:00pm CDT
Registration Deadline: 12 pm Thursday, September 25, 2014
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Description:
Older adults may have common or not-so-common responses to infectious diseases. This program will provide an update based on the most current evidence of infectious diseases, prevention and treatment and responses to infectious diseases in older adults. The speaker with discuss prevention including immunization for influenza, pneumonia, and herpes zoster, incidence and prevalence of infectious disease in older adults, and differentiating assessments and treatments of older adults from the general population. Learn the importance of early assessment and treatment of infectious diseases across settings and the standards of care for geriatric populations.

Speaker:

  • Daniel Hinthorn, MD, Division Director and Professor, Infectious Disease, University of Kansas Medical Center

Originating Site:

  • Kansas City, KS, Landon Center on Aging, KUMC, 3599 Rainbow Boulevard, Room 200

 ITV Sites:

  • Atchison, KS, Dooley Center, 801 S 8th St.
  • Coffeyville, KS, Windsor Place, 2921 W. 1st
  • Colby, KS, Citizens Medical Center, 100 E. College Dr.
  • Concordia, KS - Sunset Home, 620 Second Ave
  • Dodge City, KS, Dodge City Community College, Library: LRC Room 114 , 2501 N. 14th Ave.
  • Emporia, KS, Emporia Presbyterian Manor, Chapel, 2300 Industrial Rd.
  • Great Bend, KS, St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center, St. Dominic Classroom, 3515 Broadway
  • Hays, KS, Hays Area Health Education Center, 205 E. 7th St., Suite 130
  • Hiawatha, KS, Hiawatha Community Hospital, Conference Room, 300 Utah
  • Junction City, KS, Geary Community Hospital , 1102 Saint Marys Road
  • Lawrence, KS, Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community, 4851 Harvard
  • Manhattan, KS, Meadowlark Hills, 2121 Meadowlark Road
  • McPherson, KS, The Cedars, Conference Center, 1021 Cedars Dr.
  • Phillipsburg, KS, Phillips County Hospital, Education Room, 1150 State St.
  • Pittsburg, KS, KU AHEC - East, Shirk Hall, 1501 S Joplin, 4th Floor
  • Pratt, KS, Pratt Regional Medical Center, Jud Stanion Meeting Room, 200 Commodore
  • Sabetha, KS, Sabetha Community Hospital, Hospital Board Room, 14th and Oregon
  • Sterling, KS, Sterling Presbyterian Manor, Chapel, 204 W. Washington
  • WaKeeney, KS, Trego County Lemke Memorial Hospital, Hamilton Room, 320 N 13th St
  • Wichita, KS, Kansas Masonic Home, 401 S. Seneca
  • Winfield, KS, Kansas Veterans' Home, MacArthur Room or Computer Lab, 1220 World War II Memorial Drive

Other sites may be added at the request of host facilities

Web-Based via Adobe Connect

  • This is offered synchronously only - we do not currently offer streamed recordings of programs.

Registration fee: $25 per person

CE Contact Hours: 2 for CME, CNE, ACHA Resident Care, and Certificate of Attendance

Upcoming Programs: 

  • More Programs Are Being Scheduled!

 


Support: This program is supported by funds from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Health Resources and Services Administration, under grant number D62HP06621, Comprehensive Geriatric Education Program, for $270,000. The information or content and conclusions presented in this program are those of the presenters and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by the U.S. Government, DHHS, BHPR or the DN. 

This program is also supported by funds from the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under grant number UB4HP19192, Geriatric Education Centers, for $420,320. The information or content and conclusions are those of the presenters and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by the BHPr, HRSA, DHHS or the U.S. Government. 

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Last modified: Jul 02, 2014
Contact

Mail:
MS 1005
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160

Fax:
General Correspondence: 
(913) 588-3179

Registrations: 
(913) 945-7846

Phone:
(913) 588-1464

Email:
gec@kumc.edu

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