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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:

Virtual Dementia Education Series for Health Care Professionals: 2021-2022

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 Alzheimer's Disease. This eight-session webinar series via Zoom Webinar is designed to give all health care practitioners up-to-date information on Alzheimer’s Disease (warning signs, diagnosis, and treatments), common co-morbidities and complications, as well as available supports and services across New York State.

Online Registration: bit.ly/GWEPPRO2122

Informational Flyer: VDES 2021-2022 Flyer

Cost: $10/person (includes ALL 8 sessions)

Dates & Topics

  • Thursday September 2, 2021, 8:00am - 9:00am ET - Accelerating Alzheimer’s and Dementia Science: Research, Sleep and Treatments
  • Thursday October 14, 2021, 8:00am - 9:00am ET  - Frontotemporal Degeneration: A Cruel and Often Misdiagnosed and Mistreated Form of Dementia
  • Thursday November 4, 2021, 8:00am - 9:00am ET -  Diabetes & Cognition
  • Friday December 10, 2021, 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET - Dementia and Mental Health Disorders in Older Adults: Proactive and Person-Centered Approaches to Care
  • Friday January 14, 2022, 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET - Dentistry and Dementia
  • Thursday February 3, 2022, 8:00am - 9:00am ET - Health Equity in Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Thursday March 17, 2022, 8:00am - 9:00am ET - Neurocognitive Diagnosis and Care of Older Latinx Adults with Neurocognitive Impairment: A Culturally-Tailored Approach
  • Friday April 15, 2022, 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET - Let’s Talk about Sexuality, Aging and Dementia

 

VDES Continuing Education Credits

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 Rochester/Finger Lakes Chapter of 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 CreditTM. 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.

Each session has been approved for 1.00 contact hours.


35th Annual Conference Spanning the Continuum of Care: Innovations in Geriatric Health Practice

Date: Friday September 24, 2021, 9am - 4pm

Platform: Zoom Webinar

Brochure: Conference Brochure

Registration: https://cmetracker.net/ROCHESTER/Publisher?page=pubOpen#/EventID/157009/

For more information, visit: https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/medicine/geriatrics/flgec/annual-conference.aspx

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.

Access your Transcript: UR CEL

Instructions for accessing your transcript: UR CEL Guide

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.