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The mission of the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center is to provide education to the health care workforce that will optimize care for older adults. Toward this end, the FLGEC is pleased to sponsor and/or co-sponsor these events:

2021 Older Adults and Opioids Webinar Series - Dueling Priorities: Opioids in the Shadow of COVID-19

What Is Really in the Medicine Cabinet? The Unspoken Impact of Prescribing Opioids to Older Adults

  • Friday January 22, 2021, 12:00pm - 1:15pm ET
  • Tisha M. Smith Ed.D, MSPP, Addiction Services Director, Monroe County Department of Public Health

Unknotting Stigma

  • Friday February 26, 2021, 12:00pm - 1:15pm ET
  • Erin Pownall Burns, BS, Enthusiast and Coach, Certified Peer Recovery Advocate

Domestic Violence: An Epidemic Within a Pandemic

  • Tuesday March 9, 2021, 12:00pm - 1:15pm ET
  • Lisa Nolan, Director of Prevention Education, Willow Domestic Violence Center

Challenges Facing Older Adults Due to the Opioid Epidemic

  • Wednesday April 21, 2021, 12:00pm - 1:15pm ET
  • M. Ann Olin, MA, CRC, CASAC, CCM, Program Manager, Geriatric Addictions Program, Lifespan of Greater Rochester

Opioid Overdose Prevention - Narcan Training

  • Tuesday June 8, 2021, 12:00pm - 1:15pm ET
  • Charlotte Crawford, RN, MSN, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Lake Plains Community Care Network

BROCHURE: Older Adults and Opioids

COST: FREE

REGISTER HERE: https://j.mp/3nYGIuV

CME

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 Western New York Rural Area Health Education Center (WNY R-AHEC).

CERTIFICATION: The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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. This course has been approved for 1.00 hour per session.

 

14th Annual Caring for Elders Geriatric Teaching Day 2021

Date: Wednesday April 14, 2021

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm ET

Platform: Zoom Webinar

Registration: https://cmetracker.net/ROCHESTER/Publisher?page=pubOpen#/EventID/155000/

Brochure: Caring for Elders 2021

Contact: Joslyn_Soule@URMC.Rochester.edu

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. This session has been approved for 5.00 contact hours.

Nursing

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

COVID-19 and Dementia: Challenges and Practical Approaches to Dementia Care

The COVID-19 pandemic has been especially difficult for families and loved ones dealing with dementia, highlighted by the 16% increase in dementia-related deaths. By collaborating across New York State and New England, these two webinars will share lessons learned and resources for healthcare professionals to improve dementia care outcomes.

Challenges and Practical Approaches to Dementia Care during COVID-19

  • Date: Thursday April 15, 2021, 8:00am - 9:00am ET
  • Speakers: Rachel B. Chalmer, MD (Montefiore); James M. Noble, MD, MS (Columbia); Laura N. Frain, MD, MPH (Brigham and Women's); Moderator - Sharon Brangman, MD (SUNY Upstate)

COVID-19 Recovery and Implications on Brain Health

  • Date: Thursday April 29, 2021, 8:00am - 9:00am ET
  • Speakers: Thomas M. Wiseniewski, MD (NYU); Heather Snyder, PhD (AlzAssn); Zahra S. Sheikh, MD (UMass); Moderator - Julie Brody-Magid, PsyD (McLean)

Registration: Online

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 Alzheimer’s Association.
CERTIFICATION
The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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. This session has been approved for 1.00 contact hour per session.
 

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

The University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

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.

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For assistance accessing your transcript, please contact the CEL office at 585-275-7666.

These projects are 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.