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Educational and Training Opportunities

Online Educational Modules

These online educational modules include previously recorded WyCOA workshops, online training's, and webinars taught by experts in the field.

 


For the Older Adult, Caregiver, or Interested Individuals

Healthy U

Healthy U is Wyoming's chronic disease self-management program, available to any person interested in learning personal health care empowerment techniques.


For the Healthcare Professional/Student

Care Coordination Certificates: For Primary Care Professionals

Maximize your Medicare Revenue! The courses will be delivered in a virtual environment using a combination of pre-recorded didactic presentations, asynchronous discussion threads, and a virtual meeting space for a live discussion at the end of each module.  Learn at your own pace, no cost to participate.  Course include: Annual Wellness Visit, Care Coordination Fundamentals, and Advanced Care Planning.

Geriatric Healthcare Internet Series

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 & enhancing health promotion interventions to prevent disease and postpone further disability.  

UW ECHO in Geriatrics

Healthcare professionals throughout the state will have the opportunity to receive best-practice recommendations for consideration in management of older adults by presenting challenging cases for discussion and feedback to a network of colleagues as well as a specialist care team. Each ECHO network will also feature a brief community discussion on a variety of important topics related to person centered care and culture change in long term care. 

Dementia Care Certificate

The dementia care certificate is designed for professional direct care providers of older adults across care settings. The goal of the certificate is to increase providers' knowledge of dementia and to enhance confidence in caring for people with dementia.

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 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.

 

Contact Us

Wyoming Center on Aging

Phone: (307) 766-2829

Email: wycoa@uwyo.edu

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