The Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative

Knowledge Exchange

Acute Care for Elders (ACE) 2020 National Conference

Friday, November 6, 2020, 9 - 11:45 am CST - The Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative is hosting the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) 2020 National Conference as a Microsoft Teams Broadcast. There is no registration fee and information on registration is not yet available, check the GEDC website for details.

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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.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this conference, 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 in the emergency department, in our hospitals, in programs to avoid hospitalization, and in transition between health care settings.
  3. Describe key lessons learned as our health systems prepare to care for populations of older Americans.