MAGIC'S 2021 VIRTUAL Conference

Starts:  Nov 4, 2021 12:30 PM (CT)
Ends:  Nov 5, 2021 04:30 PM (CT)
Associated with  Minnesota State Affiliate
Online Instructions:

Format: Live Webinar
This activity is planned and hosted by the Minnesota Associated of Geriatrics Inspired Clinicians (MAGIC).
The Minnesota Association of Geriatrics Inspired Clinicians (MAGIC) 2021 Annual Conference will address major clinical, policy and leadership issues related to care of older adults and those in long-term care settings in Minnesota. Ashton Applewhite, internationally recognized author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism will present the keynote address. Other topics will include challenging practical issues such as sleep disturbances, diabetes, and more, what we have learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, recent changes in long-term care regulations, and self-care for professionals. In a one and a half day workshop format, we will address equity and diversity in long-term care. MAGIC invites clinicians and students from all specialties, professions and the general public to attend.  


MAGIC Members:
Full Registration (Thursday & Friday) - $120.00 | Thursday Only - $50.00 | Friday Only - $100.00

Full Registration (Thursday & Friday) - $250.00 | Thursday Only - $75.00 | Friday Only - $200.00

Trainees Registration - $0.00

Members of the Public - Ageism Lecture Only (Friday) - $30.00

Optional Items

Ageism Lecture Only (Friday) for those who are registering for Thursday only - $30.00

MAGIC Membership Renewal - $125.00

MAGIC Membership New Member - $75.00

Conference Agenda 2021

Thursday, November 4, 2021

12:30 pm
Registration & Login

1:00 pm
Welcome & Warm Up Exercise on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Emily Downing, MD, MAGIC President 

1:30 pm
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Long Term Care
Tetyana Shippee, PhD, UMN Center for Healthy Aging & School of Public Health
Shekinah Fashaw-Walters, PhD, UMN School of Public Health

2:15 pm
Case Study: Break Out Groups

2:45 pm
Case Study Debrief

3:00 pm
Integrating DEI Principles into Clinical Practice: Voices from Communities
Robbin Frazier, UMN Center for Healthy Aging & Innovation
Nancy Lee, Minnesota Department of Health
Rubén Vázquez Ruiz, Minnesota Community Care
Cindy Nelson Kaigama, Minnesota Community Care
TBD, Members of MN Diverse Elders Coalition

4:00 pm

Friday, November 5, 2021

7:30 am
Registration & Login

8:00 am
Welcome & Introduction
Emily Downing, MD, MAGIC President

8:15 am
Still Kicking: Confronting Ageism and Ableism in the Pandemic’s Wake
Ashton Applewhite
9:00 am
Confronting Ageism in Minnesota Panel & Discussion
Patsy Bartley, SHiFT
Kari Benson, MN Board on Aging
Sherri Pugh, Governor’s Council on an Age-Friendly MN
Kate Schaefers, AARP MN

9:45 am
Breakout Groups: Reactions to Ageism Keynote/Panel and what attendees can do to incorporate ideas into life/practice

10:15 am

10:30 am
Public Health/LTC COVID
Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH
UMN Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy

11:15 am
Fellow Projects

11:30 am

Breakout 1b
MN’s New Assisted Living Lindsey Krueger
MN Dept of Health

Breakout 2b
Gero-Pharmacy Trends
Julia Butwyn, PharmD, VA

Breakout 3b
Self-Care for the Clinician
Kate Hathaway, UMN Center for Spirituality and Healing

VA Breakout 4b
Epidemiology and patterns of care for dementia in VISN 23 
Gregory Krautner, DPT and Laura Hemmy, PhD
VA Health System

12:15 pm
Lunch Break

1:00 pm

Breakout 1c:
Pressure Injury
Paul Takahashi, Mayo Clinic

Breakout 2c
COVID Care for the Older Patient
Sandeep Pagali, Mayo Clinic

Breakout 3c
Remote Monitoring
Melanie Gentry, Mayo

VA Breakout 4c
Dementia on the CLC 
Julie Filips, MD and Courtney Stufflebeam, PhD VA Health System 

1:45 pm

2:00 pm

Breakout 1d
Cathy Alessi, UCLA and VA

Breakout 2d
Billing for LTC Visits and Financing Trends
Josie Davis, MD, Allina

Breakout 3d
Challenges and Strategies for Managing Diabetes in PALTC
Naushira Pandya, MD and Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University

VA Breakout 4d
VA Caregiver Support
Michael Reckard, VA Health System

2:45 pm

3:00 pm
Plenary Session
Public Policy Advocacy for Clinicians
Adam Suomala, MN Leadership Council on Aging
Kari Thurlow, LeadingAge Minnesota
Toby Pearson
, Care Providers of Minnesota
3​:45 pm
Conversation: Break Out Rooms [How to take action]

4:00 pm
Community Action Items
Share concrete steps you will take to move geriatrics forward on the systems or policy level in the chat.

4:15 pm
Final Comments
Emily Downing, MD, MAGIC President

4:30 pm

At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:
  1. Describe strategies to reduce discrimination based upon age, racial, ethnic, and other demographic characteristics in geriatrics care settings.
  2. Describe best practice in care of common geriatric conditions and evolving settings of long-term care.
  3. Explain how to promote policy change in organizations and government.                                                  

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education and the Minnesota Association of Geriatrics Inspired Clinicians (MAGIC). University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements:

American Medical Association
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Determination of exact number of credits is pending.

Minnesota Board of Social Work
The University of Minnesota Office of Continuing Professional Development has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Social Work as a CE Provider. Determination of exact number of credits is pending.

Minnesota Board of Executives for Long-Term Services and Supports 
An application will be submitted to the Minnesota Board of Executives for Long-Term Services and Supports. 

Other Healthcare Professionals
Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
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