PharMerica's Clinical Geriatric Symposium October 5, 2017 Sheraton Needham Hotel 100 Cabot Street Needham, MA 02494 Registration Fee The cost for participation is $0 to all registrants who register BEFORE Friday, September 15, 2017. All registrations must be postmarked no later than September 15th in order to receive the Early Bird Registration. Registrations postmarked or made online after September 15th will be subject to the full registration fee of $25 per participant. The registration deadline is Friday, September 22, 2017. All registrations include: The opportunity to earn up to 6 contact hours, breakfast and lunch buffet, and a welcome gift. Make Your Reservations Early!! PharMerica has arranged for a special group of $189.00 per night single or double occupancy plus appropriate tax and service charge. Reservations must be made by August 7, 2017. Hotel Information Sheraton Needham Hotel 100 Cabot Street Needham, MA 02494 Hotel: 781.444.1110 Conference Attire/Etiquette Casual attire is suitable for all meetings, sessions, and meals. Nursing scrubs are also accepted. Please remember to bring a sweater or jacket for air-conditioned rooms. All meals are sponsored by our vendors. Please keep all conversations during meals to a minimum or outside the meal room. Registration Payment Payment for the symposium, if made after early bird date, can be made via credit card only. American Express, Visa, or MasterCard are accepted. Cancellations/Refunds/Substitutions Any change or cancellation must be made in writing and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Refunds will not be issued after September 22. Refunds will be processed within 15 days from date of request. Refunds or credits will not be made on no-shows. Substitutions will be allowed up to one (1) calendar day prior to the conference. Conference registration changes and/or substitutions must be made in writing via email to email@example.com. Agenda 7:15am Registration 7:30am Breakfast Buffet- Promotional Education Program 8:30am Diabetes in LTC - Non-Insulin Agents, Part 2 Scott Drab, PharmD.,CDE, BC-ADM – 1.5 CE Hours 10:00am Vendor Interaction 11:00am Understanding Advance Care Planning 2017 Gary Greenspan, MD– 1.5 CE Hours 12:30pm Break 12:45 Lunch Buffet - Promotional Education Program 1:45pm Transitions of Care Daniel Haimowitz, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.M.D. – 1.5 CE Hours 3:15pm Break 3:30pm Non-Pharmacological Treatment for Behavior Disorders Jeanne Boschert, RN, BS, MCC - 1.5 CE Hours 5:00pm Program Concludes Contact Hours and Continuing Education Credits Nurses can earn up to 6 contact hours. Nursing home administrators and pharmacists can earn up to 6 hours of CEU. Individuals seeking approval for all other professional licensures must file independently. CE Statement These offerings are approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing for continuing education contact hours Provider Number 5-0069. NADONA/LTC is a Certified Sponsor of professional continuing education with the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and has approved this program for the number of clock hours listed under their sponsor agreement with NAB/NCERS. State licensure boards, however, have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses. In accordance with the PhRMA Code on Interaction with healthcare professionals, attendance at this education program is limited to healthcare professionals. Accordingly, attendance by guests or spouses is not appropriate. Participants must be present for entire activity. No partial credit will be awarded. Participants must complete a post-event evaluation to receive contact hours. There is no conflict of interest for any nurse planner or presenter.
The Newton Marriott hotel is located on the Charles River near I-95 and the Mass Pike I-90. Enjoy the smoke-free hotel with Cable TV with HBO and many rooms come with a river views making it an excellent site for wedding receptions, business meetings & conferences.
The Town of Needham was founded in 1711 and is located in Norfolk County within the loop of the Charles River.
The famous artist Newell Convers Wyeth or better known as N.C. was born on October 22 1882 in the town of Needham and was raised on a small farm close by. Thirty of Wyeth's paintings are able to be seen in the town library.
Also visit the Needham Historical Society for other interesting facts about the town.