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Geriatric Health Internet Series|WyGEC - Education & Training

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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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The Geriatric Health Internet Series

The Geriatric Health Internet Series is a joint effort of the University of Washington Northwest Geriatric Education Center (NWGEC) and the University of Wyoming Geriatric Education Center (WyGEC)

To view this excellent series, you must attend one of our host sites throughout Wyoming. 
If your workplace is interested in becoming a host site, email or call (307) 766-2829

Continuing Education credits are available for most disciplines!

You can view over 40 recorded sessions from previous series online at the Northwest Geriatric Education Center website.

GHIS 2014 Topics and Dates

 10 Weeks | Every Tuesday | 5:00 - 6:30 pm

Date Topic Speaker
01/07/2014 Nutrition Karen Conger, MS, RD, CD, CDE;
Outpatient Clinical Dietitian at Harborview Medical Center
01/14/2014 Functional Assessment Barbara Cochrane, PhD, RN; Professor, Family and Child Nursing, Director for Center for Aging
01/21/2014 Grief and Loss Marty Richards, MSW, LICSW; Affiliate Assistant Professor, Social Work
01/28/2014 GI Health Margaret Heitkemper, PhD, RN; Professor and Chair, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems  
02/04/2014 Arthritis Gregory Gardner, MD, FACP; Professor, Rheumatology
02/11/2014 Pain Management Mary Shelkey, PhD, ARNP; Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
02/18/2014 Falls Prevention Cindy Sayre, MN, ARNP; Associate Admin, Patient Care Services & Professional practice, UWMC
02/25/2014 Palliative Care Wayne McCormick, MD, MPH; Prof, Gerontology and Geriatric Med-Harborview Medical Center
03/04/2014 Hearing Loss Thomas Rees, PhD; Associate Professor, Otolaryngology
Michelle Quinn, AuD; Audiologist and Hearing Specialist Harborview Medical Center
03/11/2014 Urinary Incontinence Jane Miller, MD; Associate Professor, Urology


List of Host Sites

Site Name Street Address City Room
WyGEC Dept 3432, 1000 E University Ave Laramie Health Sciences Room 427
Johnson Co Healthcare Center 497 W Lott St Buffalo Lake Angeline Meeting Room
Primrose Retirement Communties 921 Mountain Meadow Lane Gillette
Campbell Co Memorial Hospital:
Pioneer Manor
900 West 8th
Gillette Chapel
Wyoming State Hospital 831 Hwy 150 S Evanston
Uinta B.O.C.E.S #1 Education Center 1013 W. Cheyenne Drive, Suite A Evanston
UW Family Residency 821 East 18th St Cheyenne UW Family medicine clinic auditorium   
Cheyenne Regional Medical Center
East Campus 2600 18th Street
Cheyenne Grand Teton Rm   
Laramie Co Community College 1400 E. College Dr. Cheyenne Training Center Rm 123
Powell Valley Healthcare 777 Avenue H Powell Conference Room
Sheridan VA Medical Center 1898 VA Medical Center Sheridan Building 7, Learning Center 201
Carbon County Higher Education Center 812 E Murray Rawlins
CCHEC Vocational Campus
Western Wyoming Community College 2500 College Dr    Rock Springs Rock Springs Campus, rm 1444
Weston County Health Services 1124 Washngton Blvd Newcastle Boardrm in basement of hospital
St. John’s Medical Center 625 E Broadway, PO Box 428 Jackson   
Afton CBOC 125 S. Washington Afton
CRMC PACE 800 E 20th Cheyenne
Star Valley Medical 901 Adams Box 579 Afton
Little Snake River Ed. Center 360 Whipoorwill PO Box 416 Baggs

Please, contact us if you would like to host the series or have questions about the series and/or host sites. Email: Phone: 307-766-2829.

Thank you!



Ahad Abdurahmonov


Health Sciences room 427

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