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Annual Midwestern Conference on Health Care in the Older Adult

Designed for primary care physicians, nurses, social workers, and other healthcare professionals , this conference instructs participants in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of conditions common in old adults.


Designed for primary care providers and allied health professionals this program focuses on clinical guidelines and care quality in conditions common to older adults.


Explore how clinical guidelines are developed

Discuss value-based care and the future of Medicare

List factors to consider in applying hypertension guidelines to clinical practice

Explain how adherence to guidelines can reduce care costs and improve patient outcomes

Review guidelines for vaccinations for older adults

Identify methods to remediate loss, errors, and burnout in health care professionals

Discuss the future of nursing facility-based care

Identify delirium in the nursing facility setting

Determine appropriate assistive devices for older adults with mobility impairments

Explore the ethics of cognitive impairment and autonomy

Describe culturally responsive health care for older adults

Planning Committee:

Nicholas Butler, MD, MBA Course Director
Jeanette Daly, RN, PhD
Gretchen Schmuch, MSW, LISW
Jason Wilbur, MD
Rae Ann Hosier

Any questions can be directed to rae-hosier@uiowa.edu