June 21, 2017
Effective Interventions to Enhance the Well-Being in the Veteran with Dementia

Geriatric Lecture Series

Please Note
Registration is required

June 21, 2017
1:15–5 p.m.

Please Note: This event has already occurred.


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Programs times are 1:15 pm to 5:00 pm with sign-in starting at 1:10 pm.

Zoom Video Conferencing provided through a partnership with Project ECHO-Nevada, will allow for rural providers outside of Elko, Las Vegas, and Reno to participate. Zoom instructions will be sent via email after registration is processed.

Please submit your registration by the Monday prior to the program

Presenters

  • Jeannine Clark, MSN
    Community Health Educator
  • Fred Wagar, AA
    Deputy Director of Programs and Services, Nevada Department of Veterans Services

Program Objectives

  • Discuss three assessment tools to evaluate responses in veterans with dementia
  • Identify three interventions that can be applied to enhance well-being
  • Discern four causes of delirium and three ways in which delirium can present
  • Review three plans to better dietary intake
  • Compare and contrast models of bathing that can improve the bathing experience for the veteran with altered cognitive state
  • Enumerate three causes of sleep disruption and ways to promote good sleep
  • Summarize and discuss several benefits and programs available to veterans

All healthcare providers are encouraged to attend live, at one of our broadcasted sites, or through Zoom Technology

CEU Credit

This program has been approved by the Board for Long Term Care Administrators and submitted to the Boards for Marriage and Family Therapy and Social Workers for 3.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity is designated for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. UNR Med approves this program for 3 hours of nursing continuing education credit. UNR Med is a provider of continuing education credit through the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy. This program is approved for 3 hours of continuing education credit for pharmacists.

Location

  • Las Vegas: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, 1701 West Charleston Boulevard, Suite 130, Rooms A and B
  • Reno: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine 411 West 2nd Street, Nelson Building, Room 131
  • Elko: Great Basin Community College, 701 Walnut Street, Griswold 25
  • Category
  • Continuing Education
  • Lecture/Seminar
  • Audience
  • Faculty and Staff
  • General Public
  • Health Professional
  • Student
  • Region
  • North (Reno Area)
  • South (Las Vegas Area)
  • Rural (Other NV Area)
  • Online/Video

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