Guardianship in Older Adults: Rights and Wrongs

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Guardianship in Older Adults: Rights and Wrongs


05February

Event Info
Category Date and Time
  • Wednesday, February 05, 2020
  • 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic and Speaker
  • "Guardianship in Older Adults: Rights and Wrongs"
  • Amy Abramowitz MD
    • Chief Resident
    • Department of Psychiatry
    • University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
    Amy Abramowitz

Location
  • School of Public Health / Psychiatric Institute (SPHPI)
  • 1601 W. Taylor St.
  • Chicago IL 60612
Conference Room
  • 109 (Auditorium)
Video Recording
Event Details

Dr. Amy Abramowitz is from Charlotte, NC. She earned a BA in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she was a Morehead-Cain Scholar. She went on to medical school at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. She is currently a co-Chief Resident in the Adult Psychiatry Residency program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She plans to pursue fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry next year back in North Carolina.


Audience:

Psychiatrists, Neurologists, and other affiliated professionals interested in mental health

Purpose:

To provide current information on research, treatment, and policy issues relating to psychiatry and its adjunct fields

Instructional level:

Advanced

Objectives:

  1. Describe what guardianship is and how to obtain guardianship
  2. Discuss potential benefits of guardianship
  3. Explain the risks of guardianship

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1credit AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Units (1) will be available for Social Workers and affiliated reciprocal agencies. Illinois Board License number 159-000112.

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This event is 1 credit hour continuing education.

No member of the planning committee for this activity have reported a relevant relationship with a commercial interest.  There is no conflict of interest and nothing to disclose.

Dr. Abramowitz has no relevant financial relationship with commercial interests related to this CME activity.

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