Event Information


Caring in the Carolinas: 2022 Symposium on Geriatrics and Post-Acute Care

A CME event of the AMDA Chapter for North Carolina and South Carolina

October 28-30, 2022

Friday, October 28, 2022

5:00 pm – 7pm

Exhibitor Room Open

Registration Open

6pm – 7:30 pm

Doug Nelson, MD

Dinner Presentation 22 Things I Wish I Knew

Saturday, October 29, 2022

7:30 am – 8 am

Visit Exhibitors

Breakfast Provided

8 am – 9 am

Alex Bardakh, MPP, PLC, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy for AMDA

National Legislative and Advocacy Update

9 am – 10 am

Jerri McLemore, MD

Death Certificates

10 am – 10:30 am

10:30 am – 12 pm

Milta Little, DO; Steven Buslovich, MD; Daniel Billings

Break/Visit Exhibitors

Frailty in Depth

12 pm – 12:30 pm

12:30 pm – 2 pm

2 pm – 3:30 pm

Experts from Curana, Liberty

Break/Visit Exhibitors

Lunch/Product Theater Platinum Sponsor Neurocrine Bioscience

Value Based Care: A Panel Discussion

3:30 pm – 4 pm

4 pm – 4:30 pm

4:30 pm – 6 pm

Fellows, Regional Geriatrics Fellowship Programs, Fellow Coordinator- Collin Burks, MD

Break/Visit Exhibitors

CPALTC Business Meeting and Raffle

The Year in Review

Sunday, October 30, 2022

7:30 – 8 am

Visit Exhibitors

Breakfast Provided

8 am – 9 am

Edward Warren, DO

Interpersonal Challenges: Understanding and Managing Difficult Families

9 am – 10 am

Scott Sheldon, MD

COVID-19 Update

10 am – 10:30 am

10:30 – 11:30 am

Laurie Theriot, MD

Break/Visit Exhibitors

Community Partnership for Advanced Care – EMS/SNF Collaboration

11:30 – 1 pm

1 pm – 1:30 pm

Closing Presentation

Board of Directors Meeting


Milta Little, DO, CMD, Duke University School of Medicine

Timothy Beittel, MD, CMD, Liberty Health Care

Scott Sheldon, MD, CMD, Physicians Elder Care



Intent and Overview: Through formal presentations as well as interactions with colleagues, participants are exposed to the latest clinical developments in geriatric medicine, best practices in medical direction, policy/regulatory updates, as well as practice tools to help implement new ideas in their practice settings.

Who Should Attend: This conference is intended for all healthcare professionals currently or considering serving geriatric populations including Medical Directors, Attending Physicians, Fellows, Nurse/Nurse Practitioners, IDT Members, Physician Assistants, Administrators, Directors of Nursing, and Consultant Pharmacists.

Objectives: At the completion of this conference, attendees should be able to:



AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM (CME) Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and Wis-PALTCM – Wisconsin Society of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM (CME) Designation

AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This live activity has been pre-approved by the American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (ABPLM) for a total of 4.5 management hours and 8 clinical hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director (CMD) in post-acute and long-term care medicine. The CMD program is administered by the ABPLM. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent on the activity.

Financial Relationship Disclosures

Speakers are required to provide verbal disclosure prior to each talk. If the learner perceives any bias toward a commercial product or service, please report this to the Society’s staff. According to the Society and ACCME policy, all those in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships.

The planners and speakers have no relevant financial relationships.

All financial relationships have been identified and mitigated.


Doug Nelson, MD

Alex Bardakh, MPP, PLC

Jerri McLemore, MD

Milta Little, DO, CMD

Steven Buslovich, MD

Daniel Billings

Edward Warren, DO, CMD

Scott Sheldon, MD, CMD

Laurie Theriot, MD, CMD

Teepa Snow, MS

Health & Safety Protocol

Medical-grade masks are required when not actively eating, drinking, or speaking at a microphone.

A limited supply of masks will be available at the registration desk.

All attendees should be up to date with respect to their COVID-19 vaccinations.