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Educational Events

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:

Improving Identification and Management of Elder Abuse and Neglect: Focus on the Vulnerable Elder Protection Team (VEPT), a Multi-Disciplinary Collaborative Emergency Department-Based Intervention

Date: Wednesday September 19, 2018, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Location: Monroe Community Hospital, Rochester, NY

Presenters: Anthony E. Rosen, MD, MPH, Thomas V. Caprio, MD, MPH, MEd, and Art Mason, LMSW

Overview: more information coming soon...

Sponsored By: Lifespan of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center

 

Helping Our Patients Feel Comfortable and Live Well!  The Primary Care Clinician's Role in Palliative Medicine

Date: Wednesday October 3, 2018, 5:30 - 8:30pm

Location: Tioga Downs, Nichols, NY

Overview: Join palliative care leaders for an evening of discussion on the meaning of Palliative Care and linking patients to resources

Sponsored By: Care Compass Network, Care First, and the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center

 

Overcoming Barriers to a Heart-Healthy Life

Presenter: Joseph Piscatella

Date: Thursday October 4, 2018, 6:45pm - 9:00pm

Program: Piscatella - Program

Registration: Piscatella - Registration Form

Cost: $10/person

Sponsored By: The United Way of Northern Yates County and the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center

Physician Continuing Education

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. The University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 A.M.A PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Social Work Continuing Education

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-005. This course has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.

 

Palliative Care Conference

Date: Thursday December 6, 2018, 8:00am - 3:00pm

Location: Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY

Overview: More information coming soon...

Sponsored By: The Collaborative for Palliative Care, Westchester Medical Center, and the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center

 

Opioid Addiction in Older Adults

Date: Friday March 15, 2018

Overview: More information coming soon...

Sponsored By: Monroe County Department of Public Health, Lifespan of Greater Rochester, and the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center

 

Caring for Elders Conference

Date: Wednesday April 3, 2019

Location: Burgundy Basin Inn, Rochester, NY

Overview: More information coming soon...

Sponsored By: Highland Hospital and the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center

 

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 #0005.

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