Spring 2022 ADRD Geriatric Healthcare Series (10 lectures)

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
One (1) registration for 10 part series held on Tuesdays from March 29th to May 31st, 2022 from 3:00pm-4:30pm AST
Day 1:
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at 03:00 PM until 04:30 PM
Day 2:
Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 03:00 PM until 04:30 PM
Day 3:
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 03:00 PM until 04:30 PM
Day 4:
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 03:00 PM until 04:30 PM
Day 5:
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at 03:00 PM until 04:30 PM
Day 6:
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at 03:00 PM until 04:30 PM
Day 7:
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 03:00 PM until 04:30 PM
Day 8:
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 03:00 PM until 04:30 PM
Day 9:
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 03:00 PM until 04:30 PM
Day 10:
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 03:00 PM until 04:30 PM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Software
Zoom
Support Website
www.zoom.us
Cost Range
FREE to $45.00
This is a FREE 10 part lecture series, held every Tuesday starting March 29th and ending on June 31st. Credits are available for $45.00.

Host And Instructor

Host
University of Washington - NW GWEC
Instructor
TBD

Credits

C.E. Credit for Consult with Training Provider for CE specifcs: 15.00
Specialization: Nursing and Social Work
Successful completion requires registration, completion of evaluation surveys, and submitting your attendance log (at the end of the series). Attend the live broadcasts or watch the recordings online – earn CE either way. UW Continuing Nursing Education requires a $45 processing fee for a contact hour certificate for the series. Directions for obtaining credit will be provided.

Training Overview Description

The University of Washington's Northwest Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center (NW GEC), the University of Washington's Continuing Nursing Education, and the VA Puget Sound Healthcare System Geriatric Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) are partnering to bring a series of continuing education lectures on geriatric health.

Our lecture series provided education for those who are involved in the care of older adults. Lectures on geriatric topics include best available information on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease in older patients as well as related topics such as dementia-friendly health care and community-based resources.

TARGET AUDIENCE

The series is designed for healthcare providers including:
- physicians
- nurses
- physician assistants
- advanced practice nurses
- physical and occupational therapists
- psychologists
- social workers
- pharmacists
- and other interested professionals.

OBJECTIVES FOR LEARNING OUTCOMES

After completing this course, you will be better able to:
- Differentiate dementia from other conditions
- Define the key findings in dementia
- Characterize dementia, delirium, and depression
- Describe the process of combining pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions
- Identify red flags in cognitive concerns
- Recognize risk factors for developing delirium
- Develop skills in helping patients create a living will
- Know the steps to evaluate patients with dementia who display threatening or violent behavior
- List 3 ways to assess for carer's coping skills
- Identify high-risk medications in older adults with dementia
- Explain how clients' personal values can be leveraged to enhance quality of life

Spring 2022 ADRD Geriatric Healthcare Series Date, Topic, Speaker:

Mar 29th – Dementia – Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH, MA

Apr 5th – 3Ds: Dementia, Delirium, & Depression – Emily Trittschuh, PhD

Apr 12th – Treatment of Behavioral & Psychological Symptoms – Piruz Huda, ARNP

Apr 19th – Cognitive Concerns in Primary Care Patients – Emily Trittschuh, PhD

Apr 26th – End of Life Care: Advance Directives/POLST/MOELI – Richard Stuart, PhD

May 3rd – Delirium – Thuan Ong, MD, MPH

May 10th – The Threatening/Violent AD Patient – Whitney Carlson, MD

May 17th – Family Dynamics & Coping with AD – Martha Richards, MSW, LICSW

May 24th – Rational Prescribing in ADRD – Zachary Marcum, PharmD, PhD

May 31st – Maximizing QoL Across the Cognitive Continuum – Susan McCurry, PhD

Continuing Education Credit Information:

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)

UW Continuing Nursing Education requires a $45 processing fee for a contact hour certificate for the series.

Nurses: 15 contact hours (1.5 per session; Rx: see series brochure)

Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing (UWCNE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

UWCNE is approved as a clock hour provider by the Washington State Board of Education.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #7128, for 15 contact hours (1.5 per session).

Psychologists: UWCNE qualifies as a Washington State CE program sponsor under WAC 246-924-240

Social Workers and Counselors: UWCNE qualifies as a Washington State CE program sponsor under WAC 246-809-601

All Other Disciplines: A UWCNE certificate for up to 15 contact hours (1.5 per session) will be awarded for documenting completion of this offering.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Physicians: This virtual series activity, Geriatric Healthcare Series, when approved is acceptable for up to 15 prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. There is no processing fee for CME. There is no fee for obtaining the CME credits.

Event-specific Details

Participants will need to create or log into an account with the University of Washington to register for this series.

OBJECTIVES FOR LEARNING OUTCOMES

After completing this course, you will be better able to:

  • Differentiate dementia from other conditions
  • Define the key findings in dementia
  • Characterize dementia, delirium, and depression
  • Describe the process of combining pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions
  • Identify red flags in cognitive concerns
  • Recognize risk factors for developing delirium
  • Develop skills in helping patients create a living will
  • Know the steps to evaluate patients with dementia who display threatening or violent behavior
  • List 3 ways to assess for carer's coping skills
  • Identify high-risk medications in older adults with dementia
  • Explain how clients' personal values can be leveraged to enhance quality of life

Registration Information

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for GERIATRIC HEALTHCARE SERIES

AHEC participants please visit:UAA-AHEC to register.