Registration is OPEN for our Geriatric Healthcare Series set to begin January 4th, 2022. 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.
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.
Our own Katherine Bennett, MD testified February 5th, 2019 at the US senate HELP Committee Hearing about the merits of our Project ECHO – Geriatrics and our NW GWEC’s educational activities to better prepare the primary care workforce to care for older adults and ultimately reduce health care costs.
Click here to watch live.