The Second Annual Kent State University Symposium on Aging: Future Directions for Chronic Illness Self-Management Research, Practice and Policy

October 28-29, 2015

Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center
2124 S. Depeyster Street; Kent, OH 44240

October 28, 2015

7:00 - 8:15pm Keynote Address: "Self-Management of Chronic Conditions: A Developmental Task of Aging"
Kate Lorig, Dr. P.H., Stanford Patient Education Research Center
8:15 - 9:15pm Reception and Poster Session

October 29, 2015

8:45 - 9:30am "Jointly Addressing the Needs of Adults with Chronic Illness and their Family Caregivers: A Stroke Specific Example"
Gregory Smith, Ed.D, Kent State University
9:30 - 10:15am "SystemCHANGE: A New Self-Management Intervention Based on System Improvement Theory"
Shirley M. Moore, RN, PhD, FAAN, Case Western Reserve University
10:30 - 11:15am "Cognitive Impairment and Patient Self-Management in Heart Failure"
Joel W. Hughes, PhD, Kent State University
11:15am - 12:00pm "Cardiac Rehabilitation in an Aging Population"
Melissa Zullo, PhD, Kent State University
1:15 - 2:00pm Panel Discussion
2:00 - 2:45pm "Why Fidelity Matters in Evidence-Based Programs"
Jessy Barron, MS, RD, LD, Fairhill Partners
3:00 - 3:45pm "Thermochromic Liquid Crystal Fabrics for Early-at-Home Detection of Diabetic Foot Complications"
Margarita Benitez, MFA; Jill Kawalec, PhD; and John West, PhD; Kent State University
3:45 - 4:30pm "Impact of APN Home Visits in Reducing Health Care Costs and Improving Function in Homebound Heart Failure Patients"
Lisa Echeverry, DNP, Kent State University
4:40 - 5:30pm Reception and Poster Session

Registration was free and open to the public. Online registration closed October 21, 2015.