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Wyoming Geriatric Education Center

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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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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.

Alzheimer's Disease Workshop for Healthcare Professionals

The Alzheimer's Disease Workshop will be held in Cheyenne, Wyoming on October 9th, 2015 from 12pm-4:45pm.  There is no cost to attend and CEs atr offered for healhcare disciplines.   Please view this page for more information.


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

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