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Kathy Mann Koepke
04-08-1996, 03:01 AM
Please post the following conference announcement ot any/all appropriate

Many thanks!
Kathy Mann Koepke
Kathy Mann Koepke, PhD
mannkoepkek@neuro.wustl.edu Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
OR adrc@neuro.wustl.edu Washington University Sch Med
voice: 314/286-2881 4488 Forest Park Boulevard
fax: 314/286-2763 St. Louis, MO 63108-2293
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An International Symposium on
Alzheimer's Disease and Driving:
Current Research and Public Policy
May 17 - 18, 1996
Friday & Saturday

Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC)
Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri

The Memory Diagnostic Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital
and the
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) and the
Office of Continuing Medical Education
at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri U.S.A.

Office of Continuing Medical Education
Washington University School of Medicine
Campus Box 8063
660 S. Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 362-6893 In Missouri
(800) 325-9862 Interstate
FAX (314) 362-1087


7:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 Welcome Address - Dr. Morris
8:15 Keynote Address - Clinical and Research Issues: Future
Directions - Dr. Owsley
9:00 Driving Performance Measures I: Road Tests - Dr. Dobbs &
Ms. Hunt
9:55 Coffee Break
10:10 Driving Performance Measures II: Simulators - Drs. Bylsma
& Rizzo
11:15 Driving Performance Measures III: Crashes - Drs.
Marottoli & Wallace
12:00 N Luncheon (to be provided)
1:15 pm BREAKOUT SESSIONS: The Health Professional and the
Unsafe Driver with Dementia of the Alzheimer Type (DAT)
(indicate your 1st and 2nd preferences on the registration form)
I. Report of September '94 International Consensus
Conference on Dementia & Driving (Discussion of the methods
to detect the driver with DAT in the health care setting)
Moderator: Dr. Johansson
II. Physicians Role in Patient Adjustment to Loss of Driving
Privilege (Identify and address the driver and/or family
that are at risk for adverse outcome resulting from driving
cessation) Moderator: Dr. O'Neill
III. Strategies for Driving Cessation (Discussion of how family,
health professionals and Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) can
assist in driving cessation) Moderator: Dr. Friedland
2:15 Report of Breakout Sessions
2:30 Predictors of Unsafe Driving I - Physician Assessment - Drs. Carr
& Odenheimer
3:30 Refreshment Break
3:45 Predictors of Unsafe Driving II - Perceptual and Cognitive
Correlates - Drs. Ball & Duchek
4:25 Closing Remarks - Dr. Morris
4:30 Adjourn
4:30 to Driving Simulators & Reception
6:00 pm
7:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 Welcome - Dr. Morris
8:15 Keynote Address - The Demented Driver: The Doctor's
Dilemma - Dr. Fitten
9:00 Public Policy - PANEL: Detecting the Demented Driver
Should we screen for dementia during license renewal?
Moderator: Dr. Morris
Panelists: Ms. O'Brien, Ms. Ray & Mr. Suroff
10:15 Coffee Break
10:30 BREAKOUT SESSIONS: Practical Issues and the Driver with
(Indicate your 1st and 2nd preference on the registration form)
I. Motor Vehicle Programs: The Oregon Approach - Mr.
II. State Legislative Initiatives - Ms. Rodriguez
III. Legal and Ethical Issues Facing the Health Professional -
Mr. Luzecky
11:30 Report from Breakout Sessions
11:45 Summary, Closing Remarks and Course Evaluation - Dr. Morris
12:00 N Adjourn


As our society ages, the number of drivers with Dementia of the
Alzheimer Type (DAT) will increase. Currently, there are no
widely accepted methods to screen or assess individuals with DAT
for their ability to drive safely. Health professionals,
departments of motor vehicles, the legal profession and regional
governments have difficulty in setting public policy or drafting
appropriate cost effective legislation to assure safety to
motorists while protecting the autonomy of competent elderly
drivers. This course will review recent research findings
covering multidisciplinary topics; new road tests for assessing
safety in drivers with DAT, visual and cognitive correlates of
driving, the physician assessment of the driver with DAT and the
use of crash data in evaluating drivers with DAT. In addition, a
panel including representatives from national and local interest
groups, lawyers and ethicists will participate in a series of
lectures and group discussions on issues of current and future
public policy and healthcare practice. International
investigators will discuss their recent research efforts in this

This course is designed for internists, family and general
practitioners, neurologists, geriatricians and rheumatologists.
After participating in this seminar, participants should be able
to . . .
* Identify demented drivers that are appropriate for driving
performance evaluation
* Identify the driver and/or family at risk for adverse
psychological or social consequences as a
result of driving cessation
* Define the social costs and benefits of regulating demented
driver behavior
* Identify the advantages, deterrents and alternatives to large
scale screening
* Review cognitive and other predictors of poor driving

Washington University is accredited by the Accreditation
Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing
medical education for physicians.
AMA . . . Washington University designates this continuing
medical education activity for 10 credit hours in Category 1 of
the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical

C.E.U. . . . 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU's) is available
for other health professionals.

For information on other credit, please call the CME Office:
(314) 362-6891 or (800) 325-9862

Karlene K. Ball, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology; Director, Edward R. Roybal Center for
Mobility Enhancement in the Elderly
Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky

Frederick W. Bylsma, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; Johns Hopkins University School of
Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Allen R. Dobbs, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology; Director, Center for Gerontology,
University of Alberta
Director, Neurocognitive Research Unit, Northern Alberta Regional
Geriatric Program
Glen Rose Rehabilitation Hospital; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

L. Jaime Fitten, M.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine/Geriatrics
UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles
Chief, Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical
Center, Sepulveda, California

Robert P. Friedland, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology, of Psychiatry and of Radiology, Case
Western Reserve University
Chief, Laboratory of Neurogeriatrics, University Hospitals of
Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio

Kurt Johansson, M.D.
Chairman, Swedish Association of Traffic Medicine; Department of
Geriatric Medicine
Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

Gregory Luzecky, J.D.
Wynne, Luzecky, Bumb & Sheata, St. Louis, Missouri
Past Chairman, St. Louis Alzheimer's Association Public Policy

Richard Marottoli, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Section of GeriatricsYale University School of Medicine, New Haven,

Peter W. Nunnenkamp
Manager, Driver Programs; Oregon Driver and Motor Vehicle Services
Chair, Driver Screening and Evaluation Working Group; American
Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, Salem, Oregon

Kathleen O'Brien, M.S.W.
Executive Director, St. Louis Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association,
St. Louis, Missouri

Germaine L. Odenheimer, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neuropsychiatry
University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South

Desmond O'Neill, M.D.
Age-Related Health Care, Meath Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Cynthia Owsley, Ph.D.
Professor of OphthalmologyUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham School of
Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama

Edna R. Ray
Assistant Vice-President, 50+ Motorist Program; GEICO Insurance Company,
Washington, DC

Matthew Rizzo, M.D.
Professor of Neurology; University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City, Iowa

Carroll Rodriguez
Family Resource Coordinator, St. Louis Alzheimer's Association, St.
Louis, Missouri

Sheldon E. Suroff
Founder, Concerned Americans for Responsible Driving, Inc. (CARD), St.
Louis, Missouri

Robert B. Wallace, M.D.
Professor of Preventive Medicine; Director, Cancer Center
Co-Director, Rural Dementia Outreach Program; University of Iowa College
of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa

David B. Carr, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics & Gerentology
Jan Duchek, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy and of Neurology
Linda A. Hunt, MS, OTR/C
Instructor in Occupational Therapy
Kathleen Mann Koepke, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Neurology; Executive, Education and
Rural Dementia Outreach
Program Director, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC)
John C. Morris, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology
Co-Director, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC); Director,
Memory & Aging Project
Director, Memory Diagnostic Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital


Lectures will be held at the Eric P. Newman Education Center
(EPNEC), Washington University Medical Center, 320 South
Euclid Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri 63110. Map, hotel,
transportation and parking information will be included with your
registration acknowledgment. If you do not receive an
acknowledgment within two weeks of your registration submission,
please call the CME office.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the St. Louis Marriott
Pavilion Downtown Hotel until April 26, 1996 after which time
rooms will be reserved on an availability basis only at the
current rate. To assure lodging at the special discount rate,
make your reservations directly with the hotel and indicate that
you are attending the Washington University Alzheimer's Disease
Marriott Pavilion Downtown
One S. Broadway, St. Louis MO 63102
(314) 421-1776 FAX (314) 331-9269
Special Washington Univ. Rate: $97single/double occupancy (+

Between the Marriott Hotel and the Medical Center . . .
For your convenience, bus service will be provided between The
Marriott and the medical center on:
* Friday morning at 7:00 am and Saturday morning at 7:00 am from
the hotel to the medical center
* Friday afternoon at 4:30 and 6:00 pm from the medical center
back to the hotel and Saturday afternoon at
12:00 N from the medical center back to the hotel or to the

MetroLink . . . A MetroLink Station is conveniently located at
the medical center (on Euclid Avenue between Scott Avenue and
Children's Place) 1/2 block from EPNEC. MetroLink is accessible
as far North as the Airport to downtown St. Louis with stations
located at Union Station; Kiel Center; Busch Stadium (which is
within walking distance of the Marriott); 8th & Pine; Convention
Center; Laclede's Landing and ending in East St. Louis, Illinois.

Washington University is not responsible for airline or hotel
reservations. Please confirm registration acceptance prior to
purchase of non-refundable or penalty airline tickets.

Registration fee less $25 administrative charge is refundable if
cancellation is received in writing by April 21, 1996. No
refunds after this date.

Office of Continuing Medical Education
Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8063, 660
S. Euclid Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 362-6893 In Missouri (800) 325-9862 Interstate FAX
(314) 362-1087

Seminar Telephone Number (314) 747-0127


Alzheimer's Disease & Driving
May 17 - 18, 1996

First Name / Initial / Last Name
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Degree ( ) M.D. ( ) D.O. ( ) Ph.D. ( )
R.N. ( ) MSW ( ) Other:________

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Street Address
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City / State / Zip Code/Country
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Telephone & FAX
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Specialty / Area of Interest
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Graduate of: ( )Washington Univ. ( ) Other U.S. School ( )
Foreign School _____Year of Graduation

By 4/21/96 After 4/22/96
" REGISTRATION FEE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$175 $200
Fee includes enrollment, educational materials, continental breakfasts,
breaks, luncheon, reception and medical center parking or
transportation between the hotel & medical center.
" CHECK ENCLOSED. Payable to: Continuing Medical Education
" Mastercard and Visa also accepted
BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Indicate your 1st and 2nd preferences)
Friday, May 17
Saturday, May 18
____I. Report of Sept. '94 International Consensus Conf
____I. The Oregon Approach
____II. Patient Adjustment to Driving Cessation
____II. State Legislative Initiatives
____III. Strategies for Driving Cessation
____III. Legal & Ethical Issues

( ) YES, I will make my reservations at the Marriott Hotel.
( ) I will arrange other accommodations.
( ) YES, I will use the transportation from the hotel to the medical
( ) I will take the bus back to the hotel at adjournment on Saturday
( ) I will take the airport bus at adjournment on Saturday noon.
( ) I will provide my own transportation.

Please complete this form and return with payment to:
Washington University School of Medicine
Campus Box 8063, 660 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110
FAX (314) 362-1087