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Alzheimer's Disease Educational Opportunities

Purpose

The FLGEC will provide education and training related to Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementia (ADRD) for families, caregivers, direct care workers, health professions students, faculty, and providers. To accomplish this outreach related to ADRD, a formal collaboration has been established with the Alzheimer's Association Rochester/Finger Lakes Chapter and the Finger Lakes Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease (FLCEAD) since 2013.

2020 Virtual Dementia Education Series for Health Care Professionals

The Alzheimer's Association Rochester/Finger Lakes Chapter and the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center are pleased to co-sponsor a webinar series for health care professionals on the Alzheimer's Disease. This seven-session FREE webinar series via Zoom is designed to give all health care practitioners up-to-date information on Alzheimer’s Disease warning signs, diagnosis, and treatments, as well as available supports and services across New York State.  Registration link: https://cvent.me/mqB9XA

Unlocking the Door: Making Elder Care “Dementia-Friendly”

  • Thursday May 7, 2020, 8:00am - 9:00am ET
  • G. Allen Power, MD, Schlegel Chair in Aging and Dementia Innovation, Schlegel – University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging, Ontario, Canada

The Soul of Care: Addressing the Crisis in Caregiving

  • Thursday May 14, 2020, 8:00am - 9:00am ET
  • Arthur Kleinman, MD, MA, Professor, Medical Anthropology and Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Defining Quality Care: Dementia Care Practice Recommendations

  • Thursday May 21, 2020, 8:00am - 9:00am ET
  • Erica Salamida, BS, Director of Education & Outreach, Alzheimer’s Association Northeastern New York 

The 3Ds: Delirium, Dementia, and Depression

  • Thursday May 28, 2020, 8:00am - 9:00am ET
  • Thomas V. Caprio, MD, MS, MPH, Professor, Medicine/Geriatrics, Psychiatry, Dentistry, Clinical Nursing, & Public Health Sciences, and Director, Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center, University of Rochester Medical Center

Differential Diagnosis of Dementia

  • Thursday June 4, 2020, 8:00am - 9:00am, ET
  • David J. Gill, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center and Rochester Regional Health

What Physicians Say, What Families Hear: How to Present Dementia Diagnoses to Patients and Families

Pharmacotherapy Considerations in the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

  • Thursday June 18, 2020, 8:00am - 9:00am
  • Kobi Nathan, PharmD, MEd, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Wegmans School of Pharmacy, St. John Fisher College

 

Online Registration: https://cvent.me/mqB9XA

Informational Flyer: Save the Date

Continuing Medical Education

ACCREDITATION

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and The Rochester/Finger Lakes Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CERTIFICATION

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates each live activity for the number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM listed below. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Unlocking the Door: Making Elder Care "Dementia-Friendly"

1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

The Soul of Care: Addressing the Crisis in Caregiving

1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

Defining Quality Care: Dementia Care Practice Recommendations

1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

The 3Ds: Delirium, Dementia, and Depression

1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

Differential Diagnosis of Dementia

1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

What Physicians Say, What Families Hear: How to Present Dementia Diagnoses to Patients and Families

1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

Pharmacotherapy Considerations in the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

SOCIAL WORK

University of Rochester Medical Center, Center for Experiential Learning is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0005. Each course has been approved for 1.0 hours. Attendance at the entire program is required (no partial credit can be awarded).

Additional Educational Opportunities

Alzheimer's Association Rochester/Finger Lakes Chapter: Throughout the year, the Rochester & Finger Lakes Region offers classes, workshops, and conferences for family caregivers and professionals - education and training.

Spring 2020 Virtual Caregiver Education Series: Caregiver Education Flyer

National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia: The ‘NTG’ is a coalition of individuals and organizations working toward ensuring that the needs and interests of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias – as well as their families and friends – are taken into account as part of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease education and training.

Ithaca College Gerontology Institute: The Institute offers training for professionals in health and aging services through a number of internally funded and grant funded initiatives, education and training.

This project is sponsored by the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program # U1QHP28738.  This information or content and conclusions are those of the authors/speakers and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, DHHS, or the U.S. Government.