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You’re invited to attend this continuing education activity. Join us in-person or online.




DMU faculty, staff, and students can attend for free. The activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, AOA Category 2-A credit, and nursing contact hours. If you have questions, please email the CME office (


If you plan to attend in-person, the conference will be held at the Olsen Center at 3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312

  • Students – Please register directly through the website.
  • Faculty and staff – Please first contact the CME office for a coupon code. You can then complete your registration through the website.



In its 7th year, this CME conference brings together behavioral health professionals to learn about geriatric dementia and other mental health disorders in older adults. This conference is a partnership with Des Moines University and Broadlawns Medical Center.



8:00 am       Welcome

8:15 am       All in This Together "Too Soon" Video

8:30 am       Chemical Dependence
                     Paul Mulhausen, MD, FACP, AGSF, Chief Medical                               Director, Iowa Total Care

9:15 am       Panel Discussion: A Difficult Neuropsych Case
                     Robert Bender, MD (Moderator)
                     Robert Conner, DO
                     Lyn Hilgenberg, CDCP, CSA
                     Jeanne Kleinhesselink, DNP, FNP, PMHNP
                     Katy Laurin, PhD
                     Paul Mulhausen, MD, FACP, AGSF

10:00 am     Break

10:15 am     Chronic Pain
                     Robert Conner, DO, Medical Director/Owner, Metro                           Geriatric Services

11:00 am     Cognitive Behavior Therapy
                     Katy Laurin, PhD, Behavioral Health, Broadlawns                               Medical Center

11:45 am     Psychiatric Complications of Parkinsonism
                     Leonard Richards, DO, Associate Program Director,                           UnityPoint Health

12:30 pm     Lunch

1:15 pm       The Crabbit Old Woman Video

2:00 pm       New Insights into Cognitive Decline: Evaluation                             and Treatment
                     Robert Bender, MD, Geriatrician, Broadlawns Medical                       Center

2:45 pm       Break

3:00 pm       Delirium
                     Yogesh Shah, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Vice                               President of Medical Affairs, Broadlawns Medical                               Center
                     Kiel Morris, DO, Geriatric Medicine, Broadlawns                                 Medical Center

3:45 pm      Panel Discussion: Opportunities and Challenges in                      Geriatric Behavior Health
                     Yogesh Shah, MD (Moderator)
                     Robert Brownell
                     Lyn Hilgenberg, CDCP, CSA
                     Steve Johnson, MSW
                     Denny Linderbaum, MA
                     Kiel Morris, DO

4:30 pm       Adjourn

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