TAGS Annual Ethics Conference

The 2018 TAGS Ethics Conference – Tuesday, March 20, 2018 {Tentative} 


The 2017 Conference was held on:

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

** Registration CLOSED  **

The 2017 Tarrant Area Gerontological Society Annual Ethics Conference  focused on ethical dilemmas encountered by the aging population, their caregivers, and providers. 

Schedule:

8:30 – 8:45 am Welcome  
8:45 – 9:45 am “Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s”.

 Speaker:  Marty Rew

9:45 – 10:45 am

“Ageism in Healthcare”

 Speakers: Amy Martin / Karen Cone
10:45 – 11:00 

Break

 
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

“Abuse and Neglect in the Elderly:  The Ethical Principals of Advocacy”

Speaker:  Keary Atkinson
12:00 – 12:30 pm

Lunch

 
12:30 – 1:30 pm

“An Ethical Framework for Professionals Serving the Aged Population”

 Speaker:  Terry Sutton
1:30 – 2:30 pm

“Ethical Issues in Hospice Care”

 Speaker:  Jane Oderberg, LMSW
2:30 – 2:45 pm

Break

 
2:45 – 3:45 pm

“When, How and Who To Tell About an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis”

 Speaker:  Judith Pickering
3:45 – 4:00 pm

Closing Remarks

 

6.0 Ethics Continuing Education Units approved for:  Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors and Certified Senior Advisers.


 

If you are unsure of your Membership Status, please email tags.info@tagstarrant.org and inquire ASAP.  

Current TAGS members receive a discount on yearly events. 

 LOCATION: Amon Carter at Lena Pope – 3200 Sanguinet – Fort Worth, TX 76107 (click location for directions) 


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