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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:

Reframing Palliative Care: Insights, Education, Trends

Date: Thursday December 6, 2018, 7:30am - 4:00pm

Location: Calvary Hospital, 1740 Eastchester Road, Patient Activities Center, Bronx, NY 10461

Overview: Through lectures, panel discussions and case presentations, health professionals will deepen their understanding of palliative care’s specialized, essential role in strengthening quality of life and well-being. This symposium
will showcase innovative and emerging research, techniques and actionable models of integration into healthcare regimens to serve the ever-evolving care expectations of seriously ill children, adults, senior citizens and caregivers.

Program: Reframing Palliative Care

Registration: Online

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

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 Collaborative for Palliative Care and Westchester Medical Center Health Network. 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 this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  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 5.25 contact hours.

 

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.

Access your Transcript: UR CEL

(scroll up when the page opens and click on My Transcript)

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

 

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CONTACT US

Laura M. Robinson, MPH

Program Coordinator, FLGEC

585-760-6380

LauraM_Robinson@urmc.rochester.edu

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.