Iowa Geriatric Education Center Iowa Geriatric Education Center

Geriatric Lecture Series

November-01-15 - Transitions in Care for Older Adults

In this presentation, Dr. Smith will describe the landscape of factors that contribute to care transitions. She will discuss common challenges related to transitions between care settings. In addition, she will review online resources designed to promote quality transitions, and identify "simple" solutions that promote quality.

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Marianne Smith, PhD, RN, FAAN received her degree from the University of Iowa. She is currently an associate professor in the University of Iowa College of Nursing. Dr. Smith's research interests include common late life psychiatric problems including depression, anxiety, and dementia; use of collaborative care models to treat comorbid conditions using interdisciplinary approaches; and innovative training models to promote use of best practices/evidence-based geropsychiatric practices and knowledge transfer.

About GLS

The Geriatric Lecture Series online presentations cover a wide range of topics in the clinical management of older adults. Find out how to participate here. Registration for the 2015 Geriatric Lecture Series is now open.

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