Arizona Health Sciences

Advances in Aging Lecture Series

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

TOPIC: “Variation in Use of Antipsychotic Medications in U.S. Nursing Homes”
SPEAKER: Hannah Stocker-Cioltan, MPH

Ms. Stocker-Cioltan is a clinical research associate at the University of Arizona Center on Aging and senior program coordinator for the Arizona Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program, which is funded by a three-year, $2.5 million grant from U.S. Health and Human Services. Prior to that, she was a graduate research assistant at the center, a student and research assistant at the University of Michigan, and nurse assistant at a nursing home near Munich, Germany. She also has been a volunteer for the Peace Hospice & Palliative Care organization in the Chicago area.

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The Advances in Aging Lecture Series is hosted by the UA Center on Aging in cooperation with the UA Division of Geriatric, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine, which is a unit of the Department of Medicine. The series also serves as the grand rounds for the division which focuses on adult health care and the study and treatment of complex diseases.

CME Credit Provided by the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.

Objectives:

  1. Identify the adverse health outcomes associated with antipsychotic use in the nursing home population
  2. Define the nursing home facility characteristics associated with antipsychotic use

Accreditation Statement:
The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement(s):
All faculty, CME planning committee members, and the CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

CONTACT: Rachele L. Peterson, MPH, Senior Health Educator, GWEP, (520) 626-5808 or rpeterson@aging.arizona.edu

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