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Alzheimer's on the Road|WyGEC - Trainings

On-the-Road Alzheimer's Workshop

March 26, 2013 |  12:30PM - 5:00PM | Hilton Garden Inn | Laramie, WY

An afternoon workshop designed for interdisciplinary health care providers. The latest information about Alzheimer's Disease, which will be helpful for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, counselors, psychologists, therapists, and other health care professionals.  Continuing Medical Education Credits (CMEs) through Wyoming Medical Center will be available for no cost to physicians and NP's. Continuing Education Credits (CEs) will be awarded to all other health professionals free of charge.  

12:30-12:45PM  Registration for Alzheimer's Disease Workshop

12:45-2:30PM  Assessment and Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease -- Martha Stearn, M.D., St. John's Institute for Cognitive Health

2:30-2:45PM  Break with Refreshments

2:45-3:45PM  Keeping Medications in Mind: What are the Potential Risk and Benefits -- Tonja Woods, Pharm.D., Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy

3:45-4:45PM  Understanding Alzheimer's Patients' Needs and Supporting Family Care Partners -- Carol Taylor, L.C.S.W., St. John's Institute for Cognitive Health

4:45-5:00PM Local Resources for Alzheimer's Patients and Families

Breaks and materials for this complementary workshop will be provided.

Continuing Education credits will be offered! 

This event is a pre-conference to the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Summit on March 27 & 28, 2013.  Registration is open on the Summit webpage. Note: You do not have to register for the Summit, to register for the Alzheimer's Workshop.  Click here for more information about the Summit and to register for the Alzheimer's Workshop. 

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