The West Virginia Geriatrics Society 11th Annual Scientific Assembly "A Tragic Story of Elder Abuse and Addiction: The Case of Lila Perkins" will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at the University of Charleston.
The assembly keynote speaker is Laura Mosqueda, MD, Professor at University of Southern California and Director of the National Center on Elder Abuse, Pasadena, California. Dr. Mosqueda will be presenting Elder Abuse: What, Why, Who?
Additional presentations include:
Pharmacotherapy of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia
Improving Quality of Life in Individuals with Dementia
Adult Protective Services
Mental Capacity and the Law: Rights, Presumptions, Roles
Caregiver Stress and Elder Abuse
Substance Use Disorders in Older Adults
The Scientific Assembly is approved for 5.5 continuing education hours for Physicians, Pharmacy and Social Workers and 6.5 for Nurses by CAMC Health Education and Research Institute.