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3rd Annual Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Symposium
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When: Friday, August 25, 2107
8:30 AM
Where: Westminster Oaks Maguire Center
4449 Meandering Way
Tallahassee, Florida  32308
United States
Contact: Sarah English

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Nationally known experts will focus on a range of both clinical and policy related issues. Topics will include the evolving role of nurse practitioners and physician assistants, transitions of care, medical foster homes, and the evolution from a fee-based reimbursement system to one that is value-based.

Speakers and Topics:
Jim Lett, MD - Avar Consulting, Inc. -- Care Transitions and Hospital Re-admissions: Harnessing Them for Your Success

Debra Bakerjian, PhD, APRN – University of California, Davis -- Role of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in Long-Term Care

David Gifford, MD, MPH – American Health Care Association -- Value Base Purchasing’s Impact on Post-Acute Care

Arif Nazir, MD – Chief Medical Officer of Signature Health Care -- Enhancing Practitioner Roles by Setting Expectation and Accountability Structures: One CMO’s Approach

Cari Levy, MD, PhD – Veterans Hospital, University of Colorado -- The Medical Foster Home - A Safe, Cost- Effective Substitute for Nursing Home Care

8:00 – 8:30 am -  Check-in/ Registration Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9:45 am  - Dr. Jim Lett
9:45 – 10:30 am  - Dr. Debra Bakerjian
10:30 – 10:45 am -  Break
10:45 – 11:30 am  - Dr. David Gifford
11:30 am – 12:15 pm  - Dr. Arif Nazir
12:15 – 1:30 pm  - Lunch
1:30 – 2:15 pm  - Dr. Cari Levy
2:1 5 – 3:30 pm  - Breakout Sessions
3:30 pm  - Conclusion

Registration: Click here to register online with credit card. Please fax your completed form to The Department of Geriatrics, Attn: Sarah English, (850) 645-8441 or email to If sending a check, please make payable to the FSU Foundation and mail to The Department of Geriatrics, Attn: Sarah English, 1115 W Call St, 4300, Tallahassee, FL 32306-4300.

Fee: $65

Continued Education: Five continuing education contact hours will be offered for the following licenses: MD, DO, PA, RN, LPN, LCSW, LMHC, MFT, and NHA. Five management hours for Certified Medical Directors have also been approved.

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