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Dementia: Demystifying the Changes

WORKSHOP AND DISCUSSION

Dementia: Demystifying the Changes
November 7th and 8th, 2018 | Casper, WY

No Charge for either event , RSVP requested for both events
Continuing Education Credits will be available for Professionals
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After completing this training session, participants will be able to:1) Identify at least 3 common causes of neurocognitive impairment, 2) Anticipate behavioral and psychological changes in persons living with a neurocognitive impairment, 3) Outline at least 5 foundational skills for managing distressed behaviors

Community Discussion and Reception –WED Nov 7

Natrona County Library, 307 E 2nd St

6-7pm: “When Dementia Comes to Dinner: Acknowledging the Changes, Fears and Pursuing Positive Aging”. Kyle Page, PhD, ABPP
7-8pm: Panel Discussion: Kyle Page, PhD, ABPP; David Wheeler, MD,PhD,FAAN,FAES; Neil Short, Certified Trainer; Scott Soulek, RPH
RECEPTION & RESOURCE FAIR following the presentation & panel

 

Workshop for Healthcare Professionals –THURS Nov 8

Featuring Dr. Kyle Page, PhD, ABPP. Geriatric Psychologist

Casper College, 125 College Drive. Durham Hall, AleyHall Building
Community Discussion &Reception –WED Nov 7
Natrona County Library, 307 E 2nd St

9:30-10am: Registration
10:00-11:00am:“When the Brain Changes Too Much: Understanding Dementia”
11am-12:00pm Lunch on your own
12-1:15pm: UW ECHO In Geriatrics: Networking, CE’s and a Community of Practice
1:30-1:45pm: Break with refreshments
1:45-3:15pm: “Why Does He Act That Way? Learning Core Dementia Skills”
3:15-3:30pm: Closing, Evaluations

Dr. Kyle Page is a board-certified geriatric psychologist who focuses on improving dementia care skills for healthcare providers and families. He earned his PhD from the University of North Texas and completed a fellowship in clinical geropsychologyat the VA Boston Healthcare System. Formally from the Cheyenne VA Medical Center, Dr. Page currently works on a secured dementia unit at the Central IowaVAhospital and serves as a national VA training consultant, helping other VA nursing home units in implementing a dementia behavior management program. His clinical focus is on dementia behavior management, staff training, and evaluating decision-making abilities in older adults. His research interests and publications span various areas of geriatric mental health, including fear of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

 

 

Brought to you by: Wyoming Dementia Care, The Wyoming Center on Aging, Casper College, Natrona County Public Library and AARP Wyoming


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