Geriatric Healthcare Webinar Series 2020

Description

This series is held weekly online by means of host sites (listed below) Tuesdays from 3:00-4:30pm AKST via of the University of Washington Zoom Platform to Western Washington regional hospitals and sites in Montana, Alaska and Wyoming.

About the Series:

The University of Washington Northwest Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center (NW GWEC), the School of Nursing and the Seattle Veterans Health Administration Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) are partnering to bring a series of continuing education programs on geriatric health to health professionals in Washington, Montana, Wyoming and Alaska.  

Nationally and regionally recognized NW GWEC faculty will present each lecture and facilitate discussion. The series will assist providers in developing and enhancing health promotion interventions to prevent disease and postpone further disability for the older adults they serve. This series will give community-based providers working in the field of aging the opportunity to access valuable information without having to travel a great distance.

Topics:

  • 1/7    Osteoporosis
  • 1/14  Functional Assessment
  • 1/21  Frailty
  • 1/28  Nutrition
  • 2/4    BEERS Criteria
  • 2/11  Non-pharmacologic pain control
  • 2/18  The Aging Eye: Understanding Vision Loss in Geriatric Populations
  • 2/25  Foot Care
  • 3/3    Women’s Health
  • 3/10  Age Friendly Healthcare

Cost:

Registration: $50 for the entire series.  Attend as many sessions  as you like.

You may add optional CEU's for an additional $45 for the entire series. To add the CEU's to your cart, find the "Continuing Education Units" in the left navigation and add "GEC CEUs" to your cart before check out. 

Retirees and college students who do not wish to receive credits or certificates for the webinars may attend for free.

 

Attendance must be at host sites.  Please see attached list for locations in Alaska or contact [email protected] if there is no site listed for your area: 

2020 Host Sites

GEC Schedule and Additional Information





Classes

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