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Wyoming Geriatric Education Center
 
Wyoming Quality Conference

Casper | August 19th- August 20th

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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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WyGEC Education and Training Resources and News

The Wyoming Geriatric Education Center (WyGEC) provides educational opportunities for Wyoming health care professionals who serve an aging population. We offer resources in gerontology education and interdisciplinary geriatric training via lectures, conferences, newsletters and links to other information.


Upcoming 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.

Wyoming Quality Conference: Becoming a Partner in Care

The 2015 Wyoming Quality Conference will be held in Casper, Wyoming on August 19th and 20th, 2015 for a FREE learning and action networking opportunity.  Topics for the Wyoming Quality Conference: Becoming a Partner in Care include: Patient and Family Engagement, Mobility in Older Adults, Patient and Team Communication, Diabetes, and many others.  Please view the Wyoming Quality Conference page for more information.

Funding/Sponsors

Health Resources and Services Administration    John P. Ellbogen Foundation
  • Grant UB4HP19198

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