Geriatric Competencies and Job Delegation

When: June 11, 2009 (9:00 AM Eastern)

Topics Aging, Health Care Workforce, Health Services, Coverage, and Access, Public Health, Quality and Patient Safety, Select Populations and Health Equity
Activity: The Future Health Care Workforce for Older Americans
Board: Board on Health Care Services

9:00 am
Welcome and Overview

John W. Rowe, Chair, IOM Committee; Columbia University

Stuart Levin, Rush University

Kris Sadur, Office of Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-9)

9:30 am
Competencies and Quality of Care

9:30 – 10:30

Moderator: Susan A. Chapman, Center for the Health Professions, UCSF

The connection between competencies and quality of care
-Eric Holmboe, American Board of Internal Medicine

Project BOOST
-Mark Williams, Northwestern University

Cultural competence and quality of care
-XinQi Dong, Rush University

Identifying Core Competencies

10:30 – 11:45

Moderator: Miriam A. Mobley Smith, Chicago State University College of Pharmacy

Core geriatric competencies for all provider levels - Medicine
-Rosanne Leipzig, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Consensus model – Nursing
-Joan Stanley, American Association of Colleges of Nursing

Core geriatric competencies across the disciplines – the “Aging Certificate”
-Elyse Perweiler, New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging

11:45 – 12:30 LUNCH

Teaching and Assessing Competencies

12:30 – 2:25

Moderator: Terry Fulmer, New York University College of Nursing

Incorporating competencies into educational curricula
-Janet Frank, University of California, Los Angeles

The Social Work Experience
-JoAnn Damron-Rodriguez, University of California, Los Angeles

Teaching direct-care competencies
-Jill Tabbutt-Henry, PHI

Assessing Competencies
-Brent Williams, University of Michigan

Simulations (for assessing)
-Carmel Dyer, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
-Cynthia Phelps, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

2:25 – 2:40 BREAK

Competencies and Job Delegation

2:40 – 4:10

Moderator: David B. Reuben, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Scope of Practice Laws
-Catherine Dower, University of California, San Francisco

Conflicts over appropriate roles
-Mary Foley, University of California, San Francisco

Dental Hygienists
-Ann Battrell, American Dental Hygienists’ Association

Pharmacy Technicians
-Melissa Murer Corrigan, Pharmacy Technician Certification Board

Reactor Panel

4:10 - 4:55

-Todd Semla, Northwestern University

- LaCheeta McPherson, Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

- Steven Dawson, PHI

- Christopher Langston, The John A. Hartford Foundation

4:55 Closing Remarks

5:00 Adjourn

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