ICECAP 2021-2022

Dates and registration information

EARN A CERTIFICATE IN INTERPROFESSIONAL GERIATRICS CARE

ICECAP Nevada began in 2019 to benefit Nevada's growing aging population. ICECAP stands for Improving Care of Elders through Community and Academic Partnerships.

REGISTER EARLY TO GUARANTEE YOUR PLACE FOR 2021-2022

Questions? Contact Dolores Ward Cox, (775) 682-8470 or ngec@unr.edu

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF AN ICECAP CERTIFICATE?

  • Learn and apply the 4Ms Framework for an Age-Friendly Health System.
  • Learn the latest approaches to geriatrics care to complement your practice and be a stronger team member.
  • Participate in interactive education to build knowledge and skills.
  • Learn from faculty including nationally recognized leaders in geriatrics and aging services.
  • Receive your Certificate in Interprofessional Geriatrics Care for display, and to include in your resume. Your name will be added to a permanent online list of certificate recipients on the Sanford Center for Aging website.

UP TO 15 HOURS OF FREE CONTINUING EDUCATION

  • Physicians: The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Nurses: The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine approves this program for a maximum of 15 hours of nursing continuing education credit.
  • Psychologists: Per NAC 641.136.2.b, psychologists may use the CME/AMA certificate toward their continuing education requirement.
  • Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Pharmacists: Individual sessions will be submitted to their respective boards for a maximum of 3 hours of continuing education credit, for a maximum of 15 hours for the entire program.

WHO MAY PARTICIPATE?

  • Health profession students
  • Case managers
  • Front office staff
  • Medical assistants
  • Nurses
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants
  • Physicians
  • Social workers
  • Other team members

REQUIREMENTS TO EARN THE CERTIFICATE

  • Complete the online learning materials in the ICECAP education portal.
  • Participate in the interactive training sessions.

TRAINING SCHEDULE

  • Online learning materials will be available in the ICECAP education portal for about two weeks prior to each interactive training session.
  • Interactive training sessions will be scheduled on Tuesdays throughout the fall and spring, from noon to 1 p.m., 2021-2022.
  • Participants can complete the certificate program in one academic year, with the opportunity to make up sessions in the following academic year.

INTERACTIVE TRAINING SESSIONS ARE TUESDAYS, NOON TO 1 P.M. TOPICS COVERED ARE:

  • Orientation - Part 1 (Sept. 7, 2021) and Part 2 (Sept. 21, 2021)
  • Topic 1 - Screening, Interpretation and Referrals (Oct. 5, 2021)
  • Topic 2 - Patient-Centered Care Planning: From Screening to Care Plan (Oct. 19, 2021)
  • Topic 3 - High-risk Medications: Prescribed and Non-prescribed (Nov. 2, 2021)
  • Topic 4 - Mobility and Independence: Impact of Frailty and Falls (Nov. 16, 2021)
  • Topic 5 - Depression and Suicide Risk: Assessment, Intervention and Referral (Feb. 1, 2022)
  • Topic 6 - Vascular Health: Diabetes, Hypertension, High Cholesterol and Cardiovascular Disease (Feb. 15, 2022)
  • Topic 7 - Dementia: Acute and Chronic Mental Status Changes (March 1, 2022)
  • Topic 8 - Dementia and Caregiving: Roles, Resources, Education and Support (March 22, 2022)
  • Topic 9 - Interprofessional comprehensive geriatrics assessment (April 5, 2022)

REGISTER EARLY TO GUARANTEE YOUR PLACE:

https://tinyurl.com/icecap-register

Questions? Contact Dolores Ward Cox, (775) 682-8470 or ngec@unr.edu

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS:

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $3,453,845 with 0% financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

ICECAP Nevada objectives:

  1. Develop partnerships among academic, clinical service sites and community-based organizations
  2. Train current and future providers to assess and address the primary care needs of older adults
  3. Transform clinical training environments/Age-Friendly
  4. Deliver community-based programs/train unlicensed community members
  5. Provide trainings on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) for providers and community members/support Dementia Friendly Communities

Current partners include: