Optimizing Geriatric Safety and Well-being: Implementing Best Practices and Strategies

March 12, 2024 | 10:00 - 11:00AM PT

Join us for a captivating presentation by Dr. Lisa Gibbs, a seasoned geriatric physician, as we delve into a comprehensive approach to caring for aging adults. This enlightening session will encompass essential aspects of geriatric care, including the recognition and prevention of elder abuse, along with strategies for safeguarding older adults from medical errors.

This presentation aims to empower healthcare professionals, caregivers, and individuals with the knowledge and tools necessary to ensure the well-being and dignity of our aging population. Embrace a holistic perspective on geriatric care to foster a healthier and safer environment for older adults.

Presentation topics include:

  • Discuss eliminating harm when caring for the aging adult population
  • Describe the quality and patient safety landscape in the context of geriatric care

Tuesday, March 12, 2024: 10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. (PT)

Lisa Gibbs, MD
Interim Chair, Department of Family Medicine
Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology
Medical Director, UCI Health Population Health
Chair, Ronald Reagan Endowed Chair of Geriatrics

Dr. Gibbs is the Chief of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at University of California Irvine (UCI). She received her medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.  As Medical Director of the UC Irvine Senior Health Center, a primary care and consultative practice, Dr. Gibbs has led the development of innovative programs to advance the delivery of care.

HQI is an approved continuing education (CE) provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing and will provide CHPSO members an opportunity to earn CEs. Provider Number CEP16793 for 1.0 contact hour.

Please contact CHPSO at info@chpso.org if you have any questions.