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Geriatric Health Internet Series


for Healthcare Professionals & Students

focused on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Healthcare provider

March 27th through May 29th, 2018

5:00pm-6:30pm every Tuesday 

We have partnered with the Northwest Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center to bring presenters that are nationally and regionally recognized faculty from the University of Washington.  The 10 week series will assist providers in developing and enhancing health promotion interventions to prevent disease and postpone further disability for the older adults they serve. This series will give community-based providers working in the field of aging the opportunity to access valuable information without having to travel a great distance.

~ This series will have a focus on Alzheimers and Related Dementias ~


Professional Continuing Education Credits are available for most disciplines

Requirements to host:  a venue/room for participants; an stable internet connection, PC and projector to show the streaming video; and a site coordinator to work with WyCOA.

Contact WyCOA if you would like to host the series:, (307) 766-2829



March 27th:            Dementia 

Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH.  Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

April 3rd:      Differential Diagnosis of Dementia, Delirium, and Depression  

Emily Trittschuh, PhD.  Associate Professor, Medicine/Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

April 10th:     Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of Older Adults: A primer for primary Care Practitioners

                        Lena Makaroun, MD.  Health Services Research Fellow, VA Puget Sound Health Care System

April 17th:     Healthy Brain Aging and Dementia Prevention
                        Emily Trittschuh, PhD.  Associate Professor, Medicine/Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

April 24th:     Behavioral Management of Community Dwelling Alzheimer’s Patients

Piruz Huda, MN, ARNP.  Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner/Huda NP, PLLC

May 1st:       Dementia and Multiple Comorbid Conditions

Tatiana Sadak, PhD, PMHNP, ARNP.  Associate Professor, Nursing/Psychosocial and Community Health

May 8th:       Building on Family Dynamics in Coping with Alzheimer’s Dementia

Martha Richards, MSW, LICSW.  Affiliate Assistant Professor (retired), School of Social Work

May 15th:     Transitions of Care 

Thuan Ong, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Medicine / Division of Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Allison Boll, MSW, Human Services Coordinator / Seattle Human Services Department/Aging and Disability Services

Melissa Ensey, MSEd, Primary Care Liaison / Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities of SW Washington

May 22nd:    Living Will End-of-Life Care:  From Advance Directives to POLST to MOELI

Richard Stuart, PhD.  Clinical Professor Emeritus, Medicine / Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

May 29th:     Ethical Dilemmas in the Care of Older People with Cognitive Impairment       

Elizabeth Vig, MD, MPH.  Associate Professor, Medicine/Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

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