Experience the Aging Brain & Body – Mary Ann Rosa


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Mary Ann Rosa
Full Day
Audio and Video
Dec 14, 2016


Every day, you watch your patients struggle to overcome challenges brought about by an aging brain and body. You strive to provide the best care possible, but it is difficult to really understand the frustration caused by the sensorimotor changes of aging. Instead of empathizing with your patients, transform your practice by experiencing a day in their life!

Join Mary Ann Rosa, MSN, GNP-BC, CDE, and Gerontologic Test Suit GERT® for a high-energy, dynamic seminar filled with hands-on, interactive learning and insightful discussions. You will leave this seminar with practical techniques that you can apply the next day! If older adults are routinely under your care, don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and learn innovative and practical intervention strategies to improve the care you provide.




Vision & Eye Problems

  • Current Management Strategies for:
    • Cataracts
    • Glaucoma
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Decreased Peripheral Vision
  • Low Vision Strategies

Hearing Loss

  • Identifying the Cause
  • Ototoxic Medications
  • Modifications to Consider

Hands-on Learning Station

Using the GERT® Simulator, you will experience different types of vision loss and hearing loss and develop modifications that can be implemented to help your patients.

Mobility Challenges

  • Managing Changes In:
    • Strength & Dexterity
    • Altered Gait & Impaired Balance
  • Current Treatment Recommendations for:
    • Arthritis
    • Pain
  • Strategies to Reduce Falls
  • Patient Safety Considerations
  • Transitioning to Higher Level of Care

Hands-on Learning Station

In this session, you will attempt a variety of activities of daily living and experience the frustration that comes with limited joint mobility, kyphosis and neuropathic changes in the foot. You will gain a better understanding and develop fall prevention strategies.

Nutritional Needs of the Elderly

  • Screening Tools
  • Altered Metabolism
  • Sensory Impairments
    • Taste & Smell
    • Oral Health
  • Psychosocial Considerations
  • Environmental Considerations
  • Interventions for Malnutrition


Normal & Abnormal Changes of the Mind

  • Diagnosing Levels of Cognitive Impairment
  • Cognitive Assessment Tools
    • SLUMS
    • Mini-Mental Status Exam
    • Related Behaviors & Management Strategies for:
      • Wandering
      • Agitation
      • Aggression

The 3 Ds:

  • Dementia
  • Delirium
  • Depression
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Communication Strategies
  • Related Challenges
    • Driving
    • Self-Management

Hands-on Learning Station

In this session, you will experience the challenges that occur with decreased dexterity, hand tremors and limited vision. Opening pill bottles, making change, even feeding oneself become very difficult tasks. You’ll discuss practical tips and tools that can be implemented to assist patients and improve their quality of life.

Health Management

  • Dangers of Polypharmacy
  • Ensuring Adherence
    • Setting Goals with the Patient
    • Involving the Family
  • Preventative Care
  • Health Literacy


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Mary Ann Rosa, GNP-BC, CDE, DNP Related seminars and products: 3

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Queensborough Community College

Mary Ann Rosa, GNP-BC, CDE, DNP, has over 18 years working with patients, managing patients with cardiac disease and diabetes, and educating clinicians to decrease readmissions and improve outcomes. She is currently an Associate Professor of Nursing for Queens borough Community College, a certified gerontological nurse practitioner, and a certified diabetes educator.

As a nurse practitioner, Mary Ann has experience in a cardiac angioplasty program, private practice, extended care, and in program development. She co-developed and implemented a community diabetes disease management program, developed and implemented a community heart failure disease management program, and implemented a Telehealth program all for NSLIJ, the third largest health system in the US.

She has presented locally at numerous events including post-graduate medicine, long- term care facilities, many hospitals and universities, and nationally on diabetes and heart failure disease management including the National Association of Home Care Annual Conference, the NLN Summit, and the NLN Technology Conference. Mary Ann is a published author with articles in Home Healthcare Nurse including; “How a Heart Failure Home Care Disease Management Program Makes a Difference” and “The Interdisciplinary Development of a Diabetes Disease Management Program.”

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Mary Ann Rosa is an Assistant Professor at Queensborough Community College. She has an employment relationship with NorthShore – LIJ Home Care Network. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-Financial: Mary Ann Rosa has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.


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