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Educational and Training Opportunities

 


 

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

 

  • Alzheimers Disease Events in Casper: Alzheimer’s Disease events in Casper this November 2017 - Workshop, Book Signing, Reception & Author Discussion On the book “The Inheritance: A Family on the Front Lines of the Battle Against Alzheimers Disease” featuring Niki Kapsambelis, Author of The Inheritance.  Brought to you by:  Wyoming Dementia Care, Wyoming Center on Aging, & Mountain Plaza Assisted Living & Memory Care Community
  • 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

 

  • Alzheimers Disease Events in Casper: Alzheimer’s Disease events in Casper this November 2017 - Workshop, Book Signing, Reception & Author Discussion On the book “The Inheritance: A Family on the Front Lines of the Battle Against Alzheimers Disease” featuring Niki Kapsambelis, Author of The Inheritance.  Brought to you by:  Wyoming Dementia Care, Wyoming Center on Aging, & Mountain Plaza Assisted Living & Memory Care Community
  • Alzheimers Community Educators - Our initial bi-annual online support session is scheduled for October 4th from 9am-10.  Please email wycoa@uwyo.edu with any questions.
  • 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 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.
  • Alzheimers Disease Events in Casper: Alzheimer’s Disease events in Casper this November 2017 - Workshop, Book Signing, Reception & Author Discussion On the book “The Inheritance: A Family on the Front Lines of the Battle Against Alzheimers Disease” featuring Niki Kapsambelis, Author of The Inheritance.  Brought to you by:  Wyoming Dementia Care, Wyoming Center on Aging, & Mountain Plaza Assisted Living & Memory Care Community
  • 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-coming this Winter 2017
  • Additional Online Education/Modules

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