SGEC Webinar Series

2013 Webinar Series

State of the Science:
Dementia Evaluation and Management
among Diverse Older Adults and their Families

Sponsored by Stanford Geriatric Education Center in conjunction with
American Geriatrics Society, California Area Health Education Centers, &
Community Health Partnership

This series features issues in clinical ethnogeriatrics and is targeted especially to primary care providers working with elders and their families from diverse cultural backgrounds. Other health and social service providers interested in the topics are also welcome to attend.

All you need is a computer with access to the Internet and speakers or a headphone to hear the presenters. Our service is compatible with Windows & Macintosh systems.

Nurses, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists (CEU): If you register and purchase a CEU registration you will receive 1.0 CEU per event attended.

Physicians (CME): If you register and purchase a CME registration you will receive 1.0 CME per event attended.

CEU Details: Stanford Geriatric Education Center is accredited as a provider of continuing education for LCSW and MFT by California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider #4379) and designates each webinar for 1.0 CE credit.

Primary Care Associate Program, Stanford School of Medicine, is approved as a provider of continuing education for registered nurses by California State Board of Registered Nursing (Provider #01306) and designates each webinar for 1.0 CEU contact hours.

CME Details: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Institute for Medical Quality and the California Medical Association’s CME Accreditation Standards (IMQ/CMA) through the Joint Sponsorship of Community Health Partnership and Stanford Geriatric Education Center.  Community Health Partnership is accredited by IMQ/CMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Community Health Partnership takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Community Health Partnership designates this webinar activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education. 
(You must attend the live webinar session and complete a post questionnaire to receive your CEU or CME). Cost Per Class:
Standard Registration (without continuing education credit): $10 for each webinar
CEU Registration (includes 1.0 CEU credit per class): $25 for each webinar
CME Registration (includes 1.0 CME credit per class): $25 for each webinar

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Please click on the registration links below.

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All webinars will be 12:00-1:00 Pacific time unless otherwise indicated
Please do not forward or post the link of the webinar recordings or use it in any way without prior permission from the Stanford Geriatric Education Center.

Title Presenters

New Diagnostic Guidelines for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias

January 16

Michael Greicius, MD
Watch Webinar (via YouTube)
Handouts (PDF)
Handouts (PDF - 2 slides per page)

Use of Biomarkers to Distinguish Sub-Types of Dementia

January 23

Geoffrey Kerchner, MD
Handouts (PDF)
Handouts (PDF - 2 slides per page)

Depression, Delirium and Dementia:
Similarities and Differences

February 6

J. Wesson Ashford, MD
Handouts (PDF)
Handouts (PDF - 2 slides per page)

Optimizing Geriatric Drug Therapy: Some Basic Issues

February 20

Ron Finley, B.S. Pharm.,R.Ph, CGP
Handouts (PDF)
Handouts (PDF - 2 slides per page)

Using Interpreters with Dementia Patients and their Families

March 6

Vivyenne M.L. Roche, MD
Handouts (PDF)
Handouts (PDF - 2 slides per page)

Cultural Aspects of the Pharmacological Management of Dementia

June 12 (rescheduled from March 13)

Rita Hargrave, MD
Handouts (PDF)
Handouts (PDF - 2 slides per page)

Non-pharmacological Interventions for Persons with Dementia

March 20

Suzann Ogland-Hand, PhD
Kim Curyto, PhD

Handouts (PDF)
Handouts (PDF - 2 slides per page)

Culture, Home and Community Based Services for Dementia

April 3

Rosaly Correa-de-Araujo MD, MSC, PhD
Handouts (PDF)
Handouts (PDF - 2 slides per page)

Dementia and Preparedness Planning for Ethnic Elders and Caregivers

April 18 12-1:30PM PT

Donna Benton, PhD
Thuan Ong, MD, MPH
Melen McBride, PhD, RN
Handouts (PDF)
Handouts (PDF - 2 slides per page)

Evidence Based Interventions for Family Caregivers of Persons with Dementia

April 24

Dolores Gallagher-Thompson, PhD
Handouts (PDF)
Handouts (PDF - 2 slides per page)

Palliative Care and Dementia

May 8

Stephanie Harman, MD
Handouts (PDF)
Handouts (PDF - 2 slides per page)

Disaster Response: Community Sheltering for Persons with Dementia and Related Disorders

May 16 12-1:30PM PT

Arleen Johnson, MSW, PhD
Betty Shiels, PhD-C, MSSW, LCSW

Handouts (PDF)
Handouts (PDF - 2 slides per page)

Predicting Alzheimer's Disease: Ethical and Legal Implications

May 29

Hank Greely, JD

Alzheimer's Association Programs and Resources

June 6

Heather Snyder, PhD
Handouts (PDF)
Handouts (PDF - 2 slides per page)

The Continuum of Care, Operational Preparedness
and Emergency Response (CCOPER) Program:
A State Model

June 20 12-1:30PM PT

Kathy Knight, RN, BSN
Judith A. Metcalf, APRN, BC, MS

Handouts (PDF)
Handouts (PDF - 2 slides per page)
Emergency Checklist for LTC Facilitiy - Consumers and Ombudsmen (MS Word)

After completing the series, learners will be able to:
1) Identify and acquire new clinical skills on recommended diagnostic criteria, and evidence based, culturally appropriate dementia assessment; demonstrate increased proficiency in culturally appropriate assessment of cognition;
2) Describe important techniques in communication with limited English proficient patients and families to elicit their perceptions of dementia; demonstrate increased proficiency in communication and eliciting explanatory models;
3) List ways providers can assess and reduce risk of morbidity among family caregivers of dementia patients; demonstrate increased proficiency in supporting family caregivers to assess and reduce risk of morbidity; describe new interventions for caregivers (i.e. utilizing technologies);
4) Describe important considerations for health providers in developing emergency preparations for diverse elders and their families; demonstrate increased proficiency in preparing for disasters affecting diverse elders with dementia.

Recordings and handouts for past Webinars

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