Nov 3

Acute Care for Elders (ACE) 2023 National Conference

Virtual - Microsoft Teams Broadcast
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST

Registration is now open!

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SAVE THE DATE - November 3, 2023

Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, physician assistants, physical/occupational/speech therapists, social workers, and other allied health care providers involved in the care of older adults.

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Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, learners should be able to:

  1. Identify and address the unique vulnerabilities of older adults who are acutely ill or injured.
  2. Describe practice improvements to better address the needs of older individuals along the continuum of care.
  3. Describe key lessons learned as our health systems prepare to care for populations of older Americans.



Live Schedule

9:00 to 9:15 am
Michael Malone, MD
Medical Director Aurora Senior Services & Aurora at Home
Geriatrics Fellowship Director, Aurora Sinai Medical Center

9:10 to 9:55 am
Incorporating What Matters Most to Patient Care Across the Care Continuum
Mary Tinetti, MD
Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale University
Director of the Yale Program on Aging

9:55 to 10:05 am

10:05 to 10:45 am
Geriatric Emergency Department Overview & Updates
Maura Kennedy, MD
Division Chief of Geriatric Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Harvard Medical School

10:45 to 11:25 am
Practical Framework for Clinicians to Address Health Equity and Social Vulnerability
Colleen Galambos, PhD, MSW
Helen Bader Endowed Chair in Applied Gerontology
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

11:25 to 11:35 am

11:35 am to 12:15 pm
Hospitalization-Associated Disability for Older Adults: An Update
Ken Covinsky, MD, MPH, BS
Division of Geriatrics, University California San Francisco

12:15 to 12:20 pm
Michael Malone, MD
Medical Director, Aurora Senior Services & Aurora at Home
Geriatrics Fellowship Director, Aurora Sinai Medical Center

Recorded Presentations

“Chronic Disease Self-Management” with Marcia Ory, PhD, MPH; Texas A&M University

“Care Transitions for Older Adults: An Update” with Caitlin Jones, MD; Wake Forest University School of Medicine

“How VA Innovations and Collaborations Improve Care for Older Adults” with Tom Edes, MD, MS; US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

“Lessons Learned from Engaging Family Caregivers in the Care of Acutely Ill Older Adults” with Marie Boltz, PhD, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN; Pennsylvania State University College of Nursing

“Caring for Complex Older Adults in the Community: Overview of Community Paramedicine” with Jason Schaak, NRP, CC, CP, TEMS; Community Risk Reduction

Don't Miss Out on ACE 2022 Content

The 5 recorded presentations from the 2022 ACE Conference as well as the live conference recording are still available!

Please sign in to your CME account and register to watch them HERE

  1. Update on the CAPABLE Model of Care to Support Independence of Older Adults in their Home
  2. Behavioral Health of Older Adults in America: What’s Changed Since the COVID-19 Pandemic?
  3. Improving Care for Acutely Ill and Injured Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease
  4. Practical Considerations in Care Transitions for Older Adults
  5. Strategies to Engage Community-Dwelling Older Adults in Fall Prevention: A Bedside and Public Health Approach

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