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Online Educational Modules

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


For the Older Adult, Caregiver, or Healthcare Professional and other disciplines

 Healthy U is Wyoming's chronic disease self-management program, available to any person interested in learning personal health care empowerment techniques. Click to learn more about the   current workshop locations, information about workshops, or research about this program.

  • Caregiver Webinar Series:  To provide family care partners information and resources related to dementia and self-care.
  • Webinars and Modules on Aging Topics-click here

For the Older Adult and Caregiver

For the Healthcare Professional

  • Technology for Optimal Aging Certificate Program:  Technology for Optimal Aging is an online certificate program that will review the aging process, aging demographics, theories of aging, available technology, importance of technology in aging, and application of technology.
  • UW ECHOs Networks (Geriatrics and Rural/Frontier Care Transitions): Project ECHO is a model for lifelong medical learning and collaborative practice that links front-line healthcare providers with specialist care teams to manage patients who have chronic conditions requiring complex care.  It is transforming the way medical knowledge is shared and translated into everyday practice – and, in the process, enabling thousands of people in remote and medically underserved communities to get care they couldnt’t easily get before, if at all.  Professional Continuing Education will be available.
  • Dementia Care Certificate:  The 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 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.
  • Geriatric Health Internet Series-for healthcare professionals & students!
  • Transition Across the Community Team© (TACT): To provide high-risk care management services to better manage high-risk patients as they transition through the continuum of care and connect with community-based services.  TACT is powered by the Wyoming Institute of Population Health, a division of Cheyenne Regional Medical Center

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