2022 Geriatric Education Quarterly Series - Part 2

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Target Audience

RN, LPN, NP, social worker, PT/OT, Other Healthcare Professionals

Description

This quarterly series is designed for nurses and other healthcare professionals to learn more about current issues related to the care of geriatric patients. The one-hour sessions will provide up-to-date information presented by subject experts on hot topics relevant to care of the aging patient. Sessions will be held once each month in August, September, and October through live webinar from 2PM to 3PM as follows:

Topics Include:
Session 1 – Mobility and Functional Changes
August 10, 2022 | 2:00PM - 3:00PM
TBD

Session 2 – Geriatric Medication Management
September 14, 2022| 2:00PM - 3:00PM
TBD

Session 3 – Challenges in Geriatric Psychiatry
October 12, 2022 | 2:00PM - 3:00PM
TBD

Learning Outcome:
To provide up to date knowledge, increase understanding, and identify resources available to enhance the daily nursing care of geriatric patients.

CE Credit:
1.0 Nursing Contact Hour / 1.0 Contact Hour / 0.1 CEU will be awarded to attendees who participate in one session. Nurses can earn up to 3.0 nursing contact hours for attending all 3 sessions.
The Charlotte Area Health Education Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

1.0 NCBPTE Contact Hour for each session attended for a maximum of 3.0 NCBPTE Contact Hours for attending all 3 sessions.
Charlotte AHEC, NC AHEC system, is an approved provider by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners with regard to activities directly related to physical therapy for continued competence.

1.0 Contact Hour / 0.1 CEU for each one-hour session attended.
Participants may earn up to 3.0 Contact Hours / 0.3 CEUs for attending three sessions.

This project is supported by funds from the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under grant number # 2U1QHP28734, Carolina Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by the BHPr, HRSA, DHHS or the U.S. Government.”

“The UNC Center for Aging and Health, Carolina Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program also provided support."

Live Webinar Information
This Live Webinar will be broadcast with Zoom. Instructions to join the Live Webinar will be emailed prior to the event. You can test your computer by going to the Zoom Test Page

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Objectives

  • Review important aspects of clinical assessment of dementia
  • Discuss pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions for management of dementia
  • Discuss 3 key areas of anticipatory guidance for caregivers

Contact

Kimberly Schnitzler MSN, RN, 704 512 2321

Electives

Status
Open
Date(s)
Aug 10 - Oct 12, 2022
Check-In Time
1:45 PM
Location
Live Webinar
Room
Zoom
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Aug 10 - Oct 12, 2022
Location
Live Webinar
Room
Zoom
Fees
$60.00
Early Bird Registration before 7/27/2022