Improving the Primary Care of Older Adults
Collaborative Education. Traineeships. Client Egagement. Enhanced Community-Clinical Linkages.
Congratulations to our three Primary Care Liaisons (Breanne Swanson, Phung Nguyen, and Felicia Sanchez) and their well-received poster...
Adapted to fully remote, our Geriatric Healthcare Series begins March 30th, 2021. Help your geriatric population achieve optimum health. Learn the latest tips, treatments and guidelines for improving health in older adults in these new lectures. Earn 1.5 contact hours per lecture, a total of 15 credits for the entire series..
Our Project Director, Elizabeth Phelan, MD, MS, delivered an excellent presentation, Age-Friendly Healthcare: What Is It? How Do We Get There? at UW Medicine's Grand Rounds April 29th, 2022.
New educational resources: What You Need to Know About Opioid Dependence in Older Patients – 15 min Project ECHO – Geriatrics Didactic New Guidelines for Opioid Prescribing and What They Mean for Elders with Chronic Pain – 75 min Geriatric Healthcare Lecture
UW’s family medicine residents have monthly access to guidance on managing elder patients’ conditions. On the third Friday of the month, a team of geriatric specialists lead a teleconference, Project ECHO – Geriatrics, a teleconference that is one of the Pacific Northwest’s most concerted efforts to improve care of elderly people.
Virtual lectures series offered twice a year: General Geriatrics and Alzheimers Disease and Related Dementias
A knowledge-sharing approach where expert teams lead virtual sessions, amplifying the capacity of providers to care for older adults
Annually awarded geriatrics traineeships that support advance practice nurses in their geriatrics education
An Area Agencies on Aging based position aimed at improving community-clinic linkages through primary care outreach
A unique experience connecting the trainees to community-based resources with first-hand exposure to the Aging network