Florida Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting


The Annual Meeting Presentations that were approved to post are available for download below


This activity has been approved for 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Saturday, July 30

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration and Exhibit Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 am The Year in Geriatrics: Niharika Suchak, M.D.
10:00 am - 11:00 am


Risk Management in the Nursing Home: Raymond Watts, Esq.

PRESENTATION: Raymond Watts, ESQ - Risk Management in Nursing Home

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Break: in Exhibit Hall

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Protein: Is More Better? : Susan Mitchell, PhD, RDN, LDN, FAND Presented by the Dairy Council of Florida/Florida Dairy Farmers

PODCAST for Medical Professionals where you can listen to the fast-paced, 3-5 minute, best-practices Breaking Down Nutrition podcasts

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch: Presented by the Dairy Council of Florida/Florida Dairy Farmers
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Keynote Address:
Rehabilitation in Geriatric PracticeKenneth Brummel-Smith, M.D., Charlotte Edwards Maguire Professor in Geriatrics, Florida State University

PRESENTATION: Dr. Kenneth Brummel-Smith - Rehabilitation-FGS-2016

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Assessment of Driving Ability:
Alice Pomidor, M.D.

PRESENTATION: Dr. Alice Pomidor Assessment of Driving Ability 2016 FGS FINAL

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Annual Business Meeting

Sunday, July 31

7:00 am - 8:00 am Registration & Exhibit Hours
8:00 am - 8:30 am Florida Telecommunications Relay: “Detrimental Effects of Untreated Hearing Loss”:
Lyndsey Nalu, Au.D., CCC-A
8:30 am - 9:30 am

Behavioral Problems in Dementia:
Jonathan Stewart, M.D.

PRESENTATION: Dr. Jonathan Stewart - md_dementia_mgmt

9:30 am -10:30 am

Update on Wound Care:
Charlene Demers, GNP-BC

PRESENTATION: Charlene Demers, ARNP, CWOCN - Wound Management in the Geriatric Population fgs

10:30 am -11:00 am Break: in Exhibit Hall
11:00 am -12:00 pm

What the Geriatrician Needs to Know About Dentistry: Christie Hogue, DDS

PRESENTATION: Dr. Christie Hogue, DDS - Significance of Oral Health in Older Adults

12:00 pm -1:00 pm

Talking to Patients About Palliative Care:
Bavna Vyas, M.D.

PRESENTATION: Dr. Bavna Vyas -Talking to patients about palliative care- shared with FGS