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Weekly Seminars for Health Care Professionals Available Through UW

January 7, 2015

A series of free Internet programs focusing on health care to individuals with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers will be offered each Tuesday through March 10 at the University of Wyoming.

The 2015 Geriatric Health Internet Series for health care professionals will be in the UW College of Health Sciences Room 427 each Tuesday from 5-6:30 p.m. Professional continuing education credits are available for most disciplines.

The Wyoming Geriatric Education Center (WyGEC), located at UW, is partnering with the Northwest Geriatric Education Center for the weekly presentations. Presenters are nationally and regionally recognized faculty from the University of Washington.

The series is sponsored by WyGEC, the UW Family Medicine Residency at Casper and the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center.

Listed are program topics:

-- Jan. 13: Pharmacotherapy for Dementia.

-- Jan. 20: Frontline Tools for the Differential Diagnosis of Depression, Delirium, and Dementia.

-- Jan. 27: After the Diagnosis: Maintaining Quality of Life and Coping with Early Stage Issues.

-- Feb. 3: Middle and Later Stages: Supporting Caregivers and Coping with Challenging Behaviors.

-- Feb. 10: Dementia: End of Life Symptom Management.

-- Feb. 17: Sleep and Dementia.

-- Feb. 24: Building on Family Dynamics in Coping with Dementia.

-- March 3: Caring for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver.

-- March 10: Ethical Dilemmas in the Care of Older Patients with Cognitive Impairment.

For more information, contact the WyGEC office at (307) 766-2829 or email wygec@uwyo.edu.


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