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Education and Training|WyGEC

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Wyoming Geriatric Education Center
Department 3432
1000 University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-2829
Fax: (307) 766-2763
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Upcoming 2015 Trainings and Workshops

Caring with Confidence DVD Training Series

Caring with Confidence is a program designed to educate Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) and other direct care workers on how to manage challenging behaviors that are often associated with dementia.  The program focuses on the factors contributing to problem behaviors and non-medical interventions including strategies to handle wandering, agitation, and inappropriate sexual behavior.  The training also includes information about caregiver stress and strategies to prevent burnout.  To learn more about this DVD Training Series click Here.

Alzheimer's Disease Workshop for Healthcare Professionals

Join us October 9th in Cheyenne for a FREE workshop on alzheimers assessment, medication considerations, caregiver info and end-of-life planning.  Go to the workshop page for more information.

WyGEC Speaker Request Form

This is a tool designed to assist healthcare institutions in Wyoming with finding a speaker to talk about topics related to geriatrics at their workshops, conferences, seminars, or other events of educational nature. Once the request is received, WyGEC will review and work on matching it with an appropriate speaker.

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