Upcoming Programs

Nevada Geriatric Education Center

NGEC free community training programs

Topic #1: Is it Dementia, Depression or Delirium? How can you tell?
Topic# 2: Are You Managing Your Meds or Are Your Meds Managing You?

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Geriatric Lecture Series

Diabetes and Substance Abuse Management Post-Prison Release of Older Adults

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Annual caregiver conference

This conference is provided in partnership with Aging and Disability Services Division. The program is offered in Reno and Las Vegas in February each year and targets administrators and employees who work in long-term care settings.

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Education opportunities offered by our partners

The purpose of the Office of Continuing Medical Education at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is to advance healthcare professionals along their lifelong learning continuum by providing high quality professional development opportunities that will enhance their ability to provide excellent patient care.

The purpose of Project ECHO Nevada is to expand the capacity of health professionals to effectively treat common, chronic and complex health conditions in underserved populations throughout Nevada. ECHO is a simple telehealth linkage connecting university-based faculty and community-based specialists to primary care teams in rural and underserved areas. The Sanford Center for Aging (SCA) geriatrics specialty clinical team can help enhance your ability to care for your older patients by providing up-to-date screening tools, assessments, best practices and resources for you, your patients and caregivers. Case-based educational sessions are available for continuing education credits. Join the monthly Geriatrics ECHO clinics on the third Tuesday of each month from noon to 1 p.m.

This 24-credit gerontology certificate offers a specialization in the field of aging that provides a foundation for professional development in many careers. It includes a minimum of 220 hours of service learning experience with older adults. The Gerontology Certificate Program has earned the distinct honor of being a National Program of Merit recognized by the Association of Gerontology in Higher Education. Check with your state board to see if the course work may be used for your CE requirements

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