Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe January 8 – March 12, 2019, Tuesdays 3:00-4:30 pm Alaska Time
  • Tuesday, January 8, 2019
    • 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM

Location

UW Telehealth Network to Host sites across Alaska

Cost Range

FREE to $150.00

Host and Instructor

Host: Alaska Center for Rural Health & Health Workforce
Instructor: various

Description

This series will be online weekly on Tuesdays from 3:00-4:30 pm Alaska Time via the University of Washington Interactive Virtual Classroom to Western Washington regional hospitals and sites in Montana, Alaska and Wyoming. Open to anyone working with or providing care for elders. Only the Winter Series will be offered in Alaska for 2019!



Session Titles and Speakers:

1/8 Dementia

Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH - Professor, Medicine / Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

1/15 Differential Diagnosis of Dementia, Delirium, and Depression

Emily Trittschuh, PhD - Associate Professor, Medicine / Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

1/22 Treatment of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Piruz Huda, MN - Huda NP, PLLC

1/29 Pharmacotherapy & Deprescribing

Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH - Professor, Medicine / Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

2/5 Driving and Dementia

Kristoffer Rhoads, PhD - Neuropsychologist, Associate Professor, Medicine / Neurology

2/12 Early Detection and Management of Cognitive Change in Primary Care

Angela Hanson, MD - Assistant Professor, Medicine / Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

2/19 Optimizing Safety and Well-Being for the Cognitively Impaired Patient in Primary Care

Karen Clay, MSW, LICSW - Social Worker / UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center

2/26 Community Resources for Dementia

Marigrace Becker, MSW - Program Manager of Community Education and Impact / UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center

Allison Boll, MSW - Human Services Coordinator / Seattle Human Services Department, Aging and Disability Services

3/5 Abuse and Neglect in Cognitively Impaired Older Adults

Kris Fredrickson, MSW - Clinical Social Worker / Seattle VA Medical Center

3/12 Healthy Brain Aging and Dementia Prevention

Emily Trittschuh, PhD - Associate Professor, Medicine / Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

For more information about participating or becoming a host site in Alaska contact:

Pat Sammartino, plsammartino@alaska.edu, 907-786-6589 or Betsy Chivers, betsy@alaskachd.org, 907-264-6233