Healthcare Outlook for 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

​2612 Lane Park Road, Bimingham, Alabama 35223

AGENDA


7:15 - 7:50 am    Registration, Lite Breakfast


7:50 - 8:00 am    Welcome, Housekeeping, Introduction


8:00 - 9:00 am    Sleep Walking: No More Sleepless Nights

                            Donnie Brown-Hill, RPSGT, RST, CPC 

                            Donnie Brown-Hill & Associates


9:00 - 10:00 am    Implications of the Intentional Use of Spirituality in                                                Counseling 

                              Dr. Jerome Wells, Ed.S, NCC, LPC-S, CSOTS,  CSAT (C)

                              Without Walls Counseling, PC


10:00 - 10:30 am   BREAK (Visit with Vendors)


10:30 - 11:30 am    How to Protect Seniors from Financial Exploitation

                                Daniel Lloyd

                                Alabama Securities Education and Public Affairs Manager


11:30 - 12:00 p     LUNCH


12:00 - 1:00 pm    Understanding Addictions: Yours, Mine, and Ours

                               Dr. H. E. Logue, M.D.

                               Private Practice


1:00 - 1:30 pm       BREAK (Visit with Vendors)


1:30 - 2:00 pm       Professional Boundaries

                               Jessica Mays, LCSW, PIP, QCSW

                               Compassus Hospice


2:00 - 3:00 pm       Alzheimers Disease and Its Medical Treatment

                               Dr. Andrew S. Duxbury, M. D.

                               UAB Gerontology,Geriatrics and Palliative Care


3:00 - 4:30 pm      Understanding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

                              Gabrielle Metz, MSW, LCSW 

                               Birmingham VA Medical Center


4:30 pm                  Collection of Signed Evaluations and Awarding of                                                  Certificates 

​This symposium has been approved for the following Contact Hours:

8.4 Nurses (ABNP1246, expires 1-21-2019

7.0 Social Workers (Social Workers ABESW#0100, expires 8-31-2019

7.0 Occupation Therapy/Assistants, Physical Therapy/Assistants and Respiratory Therapists (Attendance to be  determined by therapist)

7.0 Nursing Home Administrators                                                                       Assisted Living Administrators hours pending approval.

                    Certificates will be awarded for only the hours attended




        


 HEALTHCARE OUTLOOK 2018
SPEAKERS

Donnie Brown-Hill,  Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT), Registered SleepTechnologist (RST), Certified Professional Life Coach (CPC), Adjunct Faculty, University of Alabama, where  she taught sleep medicine. Founder and President, lecturer, and motivational speaker of Donnie Brown-Hill & Associates. Donnie has completed over 8,700 sleep studies in her 14 year career. Her lifestyle design coaching boutique guides women through how to use their own insightful thinking so that they can live their best life ever.

 Sleep Walking: No More Sleepless Nights                                                                                At the conclusion, participants will be have knowledge of: **The effects of lack of sleep **How to know when to seek medical help **How to create a specific and manageable action plan for better sleep.

Dr. Jerome Wells, Ed. S, LPC-S, NCC, CSOTS, CSAT, (C), Owner of Without Walls Counseling, Mental Health Agency PC. Dr. Walls earned his Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Mississippi State University, Master’s Degree in Community Counseling, Educational Specialist and Doctorate of Philosophy at University of Alabama.
Implications of the Intentional use of Spirituality in Counseling                                         At the conclusion of this presentation, participant will have knowledge of **Definition of the terms Spirituality and Religion **Clinical Application of Religious and Spiritual Beliefs ** Infusing Spirituality and Religion in Counselor Training Programs  **Infusing Spirituality and Religion in Supervision 

Daniel Lloyd, Alabama Securities Commission Education and Public Affairs Manager. He organizes events to inform citizens about environmental activities, fraud prevention and financial education programs. He received a national award for state and national contributions to investor education. A retired Lieutenant Colonel who commanded four Air Force squadrons, managed an 80 million dollar program budget and taught ROTC at the University of Michigan.                                                                                                         “How to Protect Seniors from Financial  Exploitation"                                                       At the conclusion of this presentation, participant will have knowledge of: **Information and actual case examples of financial and securities fraud targeting Alabama senior citizens.  This will improve participant’s ability to recognize suspicious marketing techniques that promote questionable or fraudulent financial opportunities **Receive examples of proven techniques that will help citizens avoid financial exploitation. This example has been compiled from experts nationwide i.e. state and federal regulators, industry, and consumer protection agencies. **Receive information about the new Alabama law to protect seniors, who may suffer from diminished capacity or dementia, from financial exploitation (Protection of Vulnerable Adults from Financial Exploitation Act). **Receive information concerning the proper reporting procedures for suspected financial and investment fraud. Understanding the importance of early reporting and the impact this may have for the return of losses or to prevent further exploitation of other citizens.

Dr. Harry E. Logue, MD, chaired the Department of Psychiatry at Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham; a ninety plus bed unit covering the full spectrum of inpatient psychiatric treatment. He served as President of the Alabama Psychiatric Society from 1990-1991.In 1990, he co-founded American Behavioral Benefits Managers, Inc. and remains its Chairman, an organization serving all fifty of the United States plus areas of Canada. He is listed in the Consumer Research Council of America’s 2007 edition of Guide to America’s   Top Psychiatrists. In October of 2006, Dr. Logue published his landmark book on bipolar disorder: Fly Me to the Moon: Bipolar Journey Through Mania and Depression. This book won the coveted EVVY New Publication Merit Award from the Colorado Independent  Publisher’s  Association in March 2007 in the category of fiction. It is the first novel of fiction to be approved for continuing medical education for physicians. Dr. Logue’s second publication is: ADDICTION: Yours, Mine and Ours. With this book, you will finally understand addiction and its treatment. Dr. Logue co-founded American Behavioral Benefits Managers, Inc., a noted mental health benefits company serving patients in all 50 states and Canada.                        Understanding Addiction: Yours, Mine, and Ours                                                                   At the conclusion of this presentation, participant will have knowledge of:  **The meaning of Addiction **The Spectrum of Addiction **The Power of Addiction ** Treatment/ Recovery.                                                                                   

Jessica Mays, LCSW, PIP, QCSW, earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Samford University and Master of Social Work at University of Alabama. She is currently a Social Worker at Compassus Hospital and previously worked Behavioral Health Social Worker at Horizon Health.  Jessica has shared her wealth of knowledge speaking at several Human Resource Options seminars.                                                                                                        Professional Boundaries                                                                                                         At the conclusion of this presentation, participant will have knowledge of: **Importance of professional boundaries **Description of appropriate and inappropriate boundaries **Identification of guiding principles that determine boundaries.

Dr. Andrew Duxbury, MD, FACP, Professor, UAB Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care is the Medical Director of UAB Geriatric Clinic, Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care. He developed an educational house call program to teach physicians the dying art of health care in the home environment.  He earned his medical degree from the University of Washington and completed his residency and fellowship in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine at the University of California Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.  He developed an audiotape education course in Geriatric Medicine and has written an internet based advice column on elder care issues. He is a published playwright and film critic, theatrical producer and director. Dr. Duxbury has a strong interest in the performing arts and the role of the health of seniors and has worked with numerous agencies to enrich the lives of senior adult theater.                                                                                     Alzheimer’s Disease and its Medical Treatment                                                                  At the conclusion of this presentation , participants will have knowledge of:  **What dementia and that is more than “confusion **The Essential Features of Dementia ** Types of Dementia**Stages of Dementia: The FAST (Functional Assessment Staging) Scale  **Conclusions of the results of the FAST Scale **Cause of the Disease: The Debate **Metabolic Activity:  PET SCAN **Why Alzheimer’s Treatment is More than Medication** Understanding of :Alzheimer’s Treatment Model.                                                                                                                           

Gabrielle Metz, MSW, LICSW, Psychotherapist PTSD Team at the Birmingham VA Medical Center. She earned her Bachelor’s in Social Work at the University of Montevallo and Master’s in Social Work at University of Alabama. She previously worked at CJFS as a clinical social worker in counseling, case management and caregiver support.     Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder                                                                      At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will have knowledge of:  **Signs and symptoms of PTSD **Treatment Options for PTSD **


Directions to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens

2612 Lane Park Road Birmingham, Alabama 35223

Directions from Gadsden/Trussville/Atlanta area:
Traveling in on I-20 west (from Atlanta) or I-59 south (from Gadsden) continue traveling and the two interstates will unite. Continue on I-59/20 until the Hwy. 280 E/31 S/Carraway exit (exit will be on the right then loops to the left). Continue on 280/31 until exiting at the 280 E exit to Sylacauga (on your right). After descending the ramp look to your right and you will see a sign that says Mountain Brook Zoo/Garden; come off at that exit. At the end of the exit at your 1st traffic light make a left & you will see a fork in the road, take the right fork. This will be Lane Park Road. Travel 1/4 mile and you will see the entrance to The Gardens on your left.
Directions from Tuscaloosa/Bessemer area:
Traveling in on I-20/I-59 north from Tuscaloosa continue traveling until you get to the Hwy. 280 E/31 S/Carraway exit (exit on right). Continue on 280/31 until exiting at the 280 E exit to Sylacauga. After descending the ramp look to your right and you will see a sign that says Mountain Brook Zoo/Garden; come off at that exit. At the end of the ramp turn left at the 1st traffic light & make an immediate right at the fork. This will be Lane Park Road. Travel 1/4 mile and you will see the entrance to The Gardens on your left.
Directions from downtown Birmingham area:
T
ake University Blvd (8th Ave S) to Hwy. 280/31 and travel East/South. Continue on 280/31 until exiting at the 280 E exit to Sylacauga. After descending the ramp look to your right and you will see a sign that says Mountain Brook Zoo/Garden; come off at that exit. At the 1st traffic light make a left and take an immediate right at the fork in the road onto Lane Park Road. Travel 1/4 mile and you will see the entrance to The Gardens on your left.
Directions from North Alabama:
Travel south on I-65 until exiting at the I-20/I-59 E (towards Downtown Birmingham/Atlanta/Gadsden). Take the Hwy. 280 E/31 S/Carraway exit (exit on right). Continue on 280/31 until exiting at the 280 E exit to Sylacauga. After descending the ramp look to your right and you will see a sign that says Mountain Brook Zoo/Garden; come off at that exit. At the 1st traffic light make a left and then an immediate right at fork onto Lane Park Road. Travel 1/4 mile and you will see the entrance to The Gardens on your left.
Directions from Montgomery/Hoover/Inverness area:
Traveling north on I-65 from Montgomery, take the I-459 exit toward Atlanta/Gadsden. After 6 miles, take exit 19 (Inverness/Mountain Brook) and turn left at the traffic light onto 280 W. Travel for 3.5 miles on 280 until exiting at the Zoo/Garden exit. At the 1st traffic light make a left and then an immediate right at the fork onto Lane Park Road. Travel 1/4 mile and you will see the entrance to The Gardens on your left.