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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
Email: wygec@uwyo.edu
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Upcoming 2014 Trainings and Workshops

Protecting Yourself & Others: Financial Fraud & Identity Theft Awareness

On December 10, 2014 from 12:00- 1:00, WyGEC and WyCOA are bring you an educational webinar about current scams and threats to your financial security. Strategies to prevent yourself from becoming a victim of fraud and identity theft will be shared. The webinar will be presented by Paul A. Kanish II; a Special Agent with the FBI in Cheyenne, Wyoming.  Anyone is welcome to view this webinarand there is NO Cost to watch!
Click Here for the "Protecting Yourself Webinar" Registration

Click Here to View the Brochure

Online Training Modules

WyGEC is happy to announce that the Online Training Modules Page has been updated and reorganized.  You can now find a variety of recorded modules on relevant geriatric topics by the experts in the field. Certificates of Completion can be provided for CE reporting if you choose to participate.

Dementia Care Certificate

Caring for those living with Alzheimer's Disease or a related dementia can be challenging work and requires the use of skills and techniques designed to safely support these individuals. The need for professionals with expertise in dementia care is growing rapidly as the prevalence of dementia continues to increase world-wide. In response, The University of Wyoming is offering a Dementia Care Certificate for healthcare professionals working with individuals with dementia. This certificate is an online self-paced program designed to fit within healthcare professionals' busy schedules.
The modules are previously recorded WyGEC workshops, online trainings, and webinars that were taught by experts in the field.This certificate will be offered for free to anyone who completes it by June 30, 2015 and for a fee of $30 per level for anyone who completes after this date.

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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