UW School of Nursing

March 15, 2023

Geriatric Healthcare Series Spring 2023

Current Status

Not Enrolled



Get Started

FORMAT: Virtual (Via Zoom)
DATE: Tuesdays 4pm-5:30pm | March 28 – May 30, 2023

Conference Description

The University of Washington’s Northwest Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center (NW GWEC), the University of Washington’s Continuing Nursing Education, and the VA Puget Sound Healthcare System Geriatric Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) are partnering to bring a series of continuing education lectures on geriatric health.

Target Audience

The series is designed for healthcare providers including physicians, nurses, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, physical and occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists, and other interested professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this conference, participants will be better able to:

  1. Identify ways to stay connected to others
  2. Name steps to prepare for a disaster
  3. Identify diabetes mellitus in older persons
  4. Identify resources offered form area agencies
  5. Describe sleep concerns and identify wellness tools
  6. Identify resources in your community for LGBTQIA
  7. Understand how to look for genitourinary issues
  8. Identify strategies for fall prevention
  9. Review goals for medication use

Program Schedule

3/28 Disaster Preparedness* Sophia Lopez, CEM, MPS
4/4 Stay Connected* Patrick Raue, PhD
4/11 Diabetes Mellitus Abby Winter, PharmD, MPA, BCACP
4/18 Area Agencies on Aging Phung Nguyen, MPA; Felicia Sanchez, BA; Breanne Swanson, MS
4/25 Sleep and Wellness David La Fazia, PhD, MSW
5/2 Creating Community Among LGBTQIA Older Adults Charles Hoy-Ellis, PhD, MSW
5/9 Genitourinary Issues in Older Women Anna Kirby, MD, MAS
5/16 Genitourinary Issues in Older Men Bruce Dalkin, MD
5/23 Fall Prevention: A Primary Care Perspective Jenny Roraback-Carson, MD; Kristina Cosley, PT, DPT
5/30 Medication Use Leigh Ann Mike, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP

*Dates have recently changed due to speaker availability