Wednesday, May 16th

 8-9am - Lightning Oral Abstracts: Geriatrics 1

Rm: 103 - First Floor
Moderated by: Maura Kennedy, MD, MPH

Presentations by AGEM members:
8:10 - Development of the Emergency Department Senior Abuse Identification Tool
Timothy Platts-Mills, MD, MSc

8:20 - Geriatric Emergency Department Innovations: The Impact of Transitional Care Nurses on 30-Day Readmissions
Scott Dresden, MD, MS

8:50 - Older Adults with Active Cancer in the Emergency Department: A Multicenter Study of the Comprehensive ONCologic Emergencies Research Network
Jeffrey Caterino, MD, MPH

1-2:20pm - IGNITE! Session 1

White River Ballroom E: First Floor

Presentations by AGEM Members:
The Myth of the Mechanical Fall
Shan Liu, MD, SD

3-4:20pm - IGNITE! Session 2

White River Ballroom E: First Floor

Presentations by AGEM Members:
Not Just Granny Dumping: Caregiver Burden in the Emergency Department
Gerald Maloney, DO, CPPS

Goals of Care Conversations With Seriously Ill Older Patients During Hyperacute Clinical Decompensation: Crisis Communication
Kei Ouchi, MD

5-5:20pm - Funding Aging Research in Emergency Medicine: An Update From the National Institute on Aging

JW Grand Ballroom 1: Third Floor

Susan Zieman, MD, PhD
Division of geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology
National Institute on Aging
National Institutes of Health

Christopher Carpenter, MD, MSc
Washington University School of Medicine

7pm - AGEM Networking Dinner

Tavern on South
423 W. South Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225
(317) 602-3115

Approximately an 8 minute walk or 2 minute drive from the conference

Cost: $41.28 includes dinner, tea/coffee.
Cash bar available. The Tavern is known for regional craft beers on draft.
RSVP: Colleen McQuown by May 7



Thursday, May 17

8am-12pm - 2018 AGEM Annual Business Meeting

JW Grand Ballroom 9: Third Floor
AGEM Business Meeting Agenda

1-1:50pm - The Agitated Combative Older Patient in the Emergency Department: Management Strategies and Potential Pitfalls

White River Ballroom B: First Floor

Alexander Lo, MD, PhD
Northwestern University Department of Emergency Medicine

Maura Kennedy, MD, MPH
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Michael LaMantia, MD, MPH
University of Vermont

1:18-1:25pm - Common Chief Complaints and Final Diagnoses for a Community Paramedicine Pilot Program

White River Ballroom H: First Floor
Alexander Ulintz, EMT - AGEM Medical Student Scholarship Award Winner

1-2:30pm - Oral Abstracts: Neurology/Geriatrics

Rm 105: First Floor
1:56-2:22pm - Geriatrics Abstracts

2:30-4pm - Oral Abstracts: Geriatrics

Rm 105: First Floor
Moderated by: Manish Shah, MD, MPH

Presentations by AGEM Members:
2:44pm -  Geriatric Emergency Department Innovations in care through Workforce, Informatics, and Structural Enhancements: Emergency Department Based Social Work Associated with Reduced Medicare Expenditures
Ula Hwang, MD, MPH
AGEM Best Abstract by a Faculty Member Award Winner

2:58pm - Emergency Telemedicine Bundled With Embedded Staff Reduces Hospitalizations From Skilled Nursing Facilities
Aubri Carman, MD
AGEM Best Abstract by a Resident Award Winner

3:40pm - Geriatric Emergency Department Assessments and Association With Hospitalization
Scott Dresden, MD, MS

4-5pm Lightning Oral Abstracts: Geriatrics 2

Rm 101: First Floor

Presentations by AGEM Members:
4:10 - Caregiver Burden Screening by Former Military Medics in the Emergency Department Setting
Jill Huded, MD

4:50 - Does Completeness of Nursing Home Transfer Documentation Impact Emergency Department Admission?
Cameron Gettel, MD

4:30-4:50pm Geriatric Accreditation of the Emergency Department – Updates and What You Need to Know

White River Ballroom C: First Floor
Kevin Biese MD, MAT
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Ula Hwang MD, MPH
Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Friday, May 18

8:30-10am - ePosters Geriatrics/Neurology/Research Design/Methodology/Statistics

White river Ballroom G: First Floor
Moderator: Sunday Clark, ScD, MPH
8:30-8:55 - Geriatrics ePosters

Presentations by AGEM Members:
8:39 - Nonspecific Symptoms do not Assist Infection Diagnosis in Older Emergency Department Adults
Jeffery Caterino, MD, MPH

12:20-12:28pm - Community Paramedics Reduce Time-to-Visit and Increase Physician Productivity

Rm 104: First Floor
Alexander Ulintz, EMT - AGEM Medical Student Scholarship Award Winner
AGEM Best Abstract by a Medical Student Award Winner