NGEC free community training programs

2020 and 2021 sessions

Topic #1: Nutritional Supplements: Friend or Foe?

Topic# 2: Caregiving is Hard. Social Isolation Can Make it Even Harder.

Presented by Dolores Ward-Cox, M.S., Education Coordinator and Leslie Baker, Pharm.D., BCGP, Director of Medication Therapy Management, University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine, Sanford Center for Aging, Nevada Geriatric Education Center

Sessions in 2020 (via Zoom videoconference):
  • Tuesday, Sept. 29 - 2 to 4:15 p.m.
  • Monday, Nov. 16 - 2 to 4:15 p.m.
Sessions in 2021 (via Zoom videoconference):
  • Tuesday, Jan. 26 - 9 to 11:15 a.m.
  • Monday, March 15 - 9 to 11:15 a.m.

Sessions are provided through a partnership with University of Nevada, Reno Frontier Area Health Education Center (AHEC). Participants can use their laptops or desktop computers, or they can call in by phone to participte. Instructions for computer/audio/laptop participation will be sent via email after registration is processed.

Stay healthy and take care. We look forward to seeing you via Zoom soon! This program is funded in partnership with Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division. Zoom videoconferencing is provided through partnership with University of Nevada, Reno Cooperative Extension. 

Please register at least one week prior to training: Call Dolores Ward Cox at (775) 313-1469 or email dmwardcox@unr.edu

CEU Credit Information: This program has been submitted to the Board for Long Term Care Administrators and board for Social Workers for 2.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). UNR School of Medicine, Sanford Center for Aging approves this program for 2.0 hours of nursing continuing education credits.