2020 AAH National ACE (Acute Care for Elders) Conference Recorded Presentations
The National Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Virtual Conference trains and educates healthcare professionals across Advocate Aurora in Wisconsin and Illinois, as well as multiple other health systems across the country and beyond. While COVID-19 has turned all of our lives upside down, we are seizing the opportunity to use technology and reach more healthcare workers than ever before. By bringing in national speakers from the US and Canada, this conference helps to implement best-practice models of care in our own communities and draws national attention towards the efforts to improve care for vulnerable, older adults.
This course is intended for Physicians, nurses, physician assistants, physical/occupational/speech therapists, social workers, and other allied health care providers involved in the care of older adults.
At the end of this session, learners should be able to:
- Identify and address the unique vulnerabilities of older adults who are acutely ill or injured.
- Describe practice improvements to better address the needs of older individuals in the emergency department, in our hospitals, in programs to avoid hospitalization, and in transition between health care settings.
- Describe key lessons learned as our health systems prepare to care for populations of older Americans.
Course Director: Michael Malone, MD; Advocate Aurora Health
Timothy Howell, MD; Yale University School of Medicine
Mike Kurliand, RN; West Health
Robin Lee, PhD, MPH; Home and Recreational Injury Prevention
Gretchen Schwarze, MD; University of WI, Madison
Sunny Linnebur, PharmD, BCGP, BCPS; American Geriatrics Society
The following faculty speakers and/or planning committee members have disclosed the following:
|Faculty Name||Name of Commercial Interest||Nature of Relationship|
|Michael Malone, MD||Abbott Labs; AbbVie||Stockholder|
|Sunny Linnebur, PharmD, BCGP, BCPS||American Geriatrics Society||Current Chairman of the Board, Expert Panel Member, Beers Criteria|
The other planner(s) and speaker(s) have indicated that there are no relevant financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose. Conflict of interest have been identified and mitigated prior to the activity.