6th Annual Geriatric Medicine Conference at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

6th Annual Geriatric Medicine Conference
Age Proof: Ending Disease and Dementia Through Nutrition and Lifestyle
Presented by the Geriatric Health Center at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

2.5 AMA PRA Category I Credits

Target Audience
Geriatricians, Internists, Physicians, Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses, Case Managers, Skilled Nursing Facility Physicians, and other Allied Health professionals.

Learning Objectives
• Learn how a whole food/plant-based diet prevents disease
• Develop the skills to counsel patients on healthy lifestyle choices
• Identify principles of ReCode: A novel program of reversing cognitive impairment
• Understand concepts and how to utilize BrainSpan to assess and counsel patients on the effects of oxidative stress on cognition

Program Agenda
Moderator: Theresa M. Redling, DO, FACP, Medical Director, Geriatric Health Center, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

  • 5:30 pm: Registration and Light Dinner
  • 6:00 pm: Welcome to Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center
    Stephen P. Zieniewicz, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center
  • 6:05pm: Symposium Welcome
    Paul Yodice, MD, FCCP, FCCM, Chairman, Department of Medicine, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center
  • 6:10 pm: Introduction
    Theresa M. Redling, DO, FACP
  • 6:15 pm: The Argument for Whole Food/Plant-based Diet – The Answer To Longevity?
    Theresa M. Redling, DO, FACP
    Barbara Mintz, RD, MS, Senior Vice President, Healthy Living and Community Engagement, RWJBarnabas Health
  • 7:00 pm: Break
  • 7:10 pm: The End of Alzheimer’s Disease-Re-Code: A Novel Program of Reversing Cognitive Impairment
    Mikhail Kogan, MD, Medical Director George Washington Center for Integrative Medicine
  • 8:10 pm: Dietary Effects of Lipids and Antioxidants on Brain Function
    Dan Johnston, MD, Chief Executive Director, BrainSpan Life Sciences
    Note: Free BrainSpan test for the first 70 registrants, sign-up upon arrival.
  • 8:45 pm: Wrap-up, Question & Answer, Book Signing

Continuing Medical Education Credit
AMA Credit Designation Statement
Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement
Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey (MSNJ) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Disclosure Policy
It is the policy of Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, Office of Continuing Medical Education to ensure balance, independence, transparency, objectivity and scientific rigor in all CME sponsored educational activities. All participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict(s) of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussion of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devises. This information will be available as part of the activity material.

Faculty Disclosures: No relevant financial relationship(s)

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support: No commercial support was provided for this continuing educational activity.

“Patient Safety Committee Work Product - Confidentiality Protection and Restrictions on Disclosure Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 26:2H -12.25b. & N.J.A.C. 8:43E-10.0”

Nursing Credit
Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission On Accreditation. Provider # 151-8/14-17. Contact hours will be provided.

There is no fee to participate in this symposium, but registration is required by June 8, 2018. Please call to register at 1.888.724.7123 or register online.

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