Florida Chapter of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association

Florida Gulf Coast GAPNA 2013 CE Symposium, St Petersberg, FL 4/26-4/27

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Last year FL-GAPNA held this conference and we are alternating with our Gulf Coast Florida GAPNA Chapter this year. Please join all of us in St Petersberg, FL for what looks like a great meeting!  

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Florida Gulf Coast GAPNA 2013 CE Symposium

St Petersburg, FL
Friday, April 26 2013 at 3:30pm ET


Marriott St. Petersburg
12600 Roosevelt Blvd. North
St Petersburg, FL 33716




Start time

Friday, April 26 2013 at 3:30pm ET



Enhancing Healthcare In Older Adults

CE Credits

This event offers 7.0 credits to attendees
CE accredited by A total of 7.0 contact hours have been applied through ALNC an approved provider of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Commission on Accreditation.



 Conference Objectives:

Upon completion of the CEU symposium 2013, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify evidence-based practices applicable to the care of older adults.
  2. Determine the need for a collaborative model in caring for older adults.
  3. Better understand ethical and legal issues in caring for the aging population.
  4. Discuss current strategies that are successful in managing complex medical problems of older adults.

Friday April 26, 2013

  • 3:30-4:30 Registration
  • 4:30-5:30 Additional CE: Management of Older Adults with Multiple Co- Morbidities Andrew Gross, DO, FACOFP
  • 5:30-7:30 Hors d’oeuvres/Exhibits
  • 7:30-8:30 Dinner Product Theatre (Non CE)
  • 8:30-11:00 Connections/Networking

Saturday April 27, 2013

  • 7:00-8:00 Registration
  • 7:00-8:00 Breakfast Product Theater (Non CE)
  • 8:00-8:45 Visit Exhibitors
  • 8:50-9:00 Welcome
  • 9:00-10:00 Improving Communication in Transition of Care Gregory James, DO, FACOFP
  • 10:00-11:00 COPD Management in the Nursing Home Bridget Bellingar, DO, FACOFP, CMD
  • 11:00-11:30 Break with the Vendors
  • 11:30-12:30 Lunch Product Theater (Non CE)
  • 12:45-1:45 Health Care Reform Wanda Bryant, DNP,ANP-BC,MPH,ACHPN
  • 1:45-2:45 Monitoring Psychotropic Medications Paul R. Clements, PhD, ARNP-BC
  • 2:45-3:15 Break
  • 3:15-4:15 Medication Reduction A to Z Rick Foley Pharm.D.,CPh, CGP, BCPP, FASCP
  • 4:15-5:15 Legal Matters – Mock Deposition Scott Mathews JD, Autumn Mathews, JD Marguerite Mauradian, MS, GNP-BC
  • 5:15-5:30 Closing Remarks/Evaluations/CEs


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