Geriatric Lecture Series

Quarterly program via Zoom teleconference. CEUs available.

This FREE program is held quarterly. Past topics have included food insecurity in elders, self-care for care professionals, and end-of-life care planning.

The series is designed for healthcare professionals, faculty and students. It provides continuing education credit.

Join us for our next program:

December 10, 2020 - Abuse in Later Life: What is it? How can I help?


  1. Explain how life experiences influence perception of abuse in older adults
  2. Define the NRS definition of abuse
  3. Identify barriers to seeking services
  4. Discuss your role in mandated reporting

SPEAKER: Judy Henderson, MEd, Training Coordinator, Nevada Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence; and Tammy Sever, LSW, Adult Protective Services Social Services Chief, Aging and Disability Services Division, NV Department of Health and Human Services.

WHEN: Thursday, December 10, 2020 8:30 to 11:45 a.m.

WHERE: The program is given via Zoom teleconference. You will receive a link via email after you register.

HOW TO ATTEND: Register by Thursday, December 3 at After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Zoom meeting.

Register now

For more information, or to join our mailing list, contact Natalie Mazzullo: (702) 948-5911 or

ZOOM Video Conferencing, provided through a partnership with University of Nevada Extension, will allow providers to participate on their desk or laptops from the comfort of their home or office. Instructions for computer/laptop participation will be sent via email after registration is processed.

CEU Credit Information: This program has been submitted to the Nevada State Board of Examiners for Social Workers for 1.5 general and 1.5 ethics continuing education units (CEUs); and approved by the Board of Examiners of Long-Term Care Administrators and Marriage & Family Therapists. The UNR Med's Sanford Center for Aging approves this program for 3.0 hours of nursing CEUs.

Download the December 2020 Geriatric Lecture Series program flyer.