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2013 Spring Schedule

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2013 Geriatric Healthcare Lectures for Health Care Providers Telehealth Series

April - June 2013

Sponsored by:

    • University of Washington NW Geriatric Education Center
    • School of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education, de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging
    • Interactive Media Group


All lectures will be scheduled for Tuesdays from 4:00-5:30 PM Pacific Time online via the NWGEC network sites (contact Heather Wicklein Sanchez for information).  They are held live in the UW Health Sciences Building, Room T-653.  If you are a UW student and would like to view the lectures for academic credit, please see the Academic Credit information page or contact Barbara Cochrane.

Schedule for 2013 Spring Series

Apr 2:  Enhancing Quality of Life and Coping with Behavior Change

Rebecca Logsdon, PhD
Research Professor, Psychosocial & Community Health

Apr 9:  Caring for Family Caregivers
Lianne Hirano, MD
Acting Instructor, Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Apr 16: Understanding Family Dynamics in Dealing with Alzheimer's Disease
Marty Richards, MSW, LICSW
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Social Work

Apr 23: Dementia

Stephen Thielke, MD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Apr 30: Depression

Stephen Thielke, MD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

May 7:  Psychosis in Older Adults:  The Antipsychotic Dilemma

Whitney Carlson, MD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

May 14: Delirium

Jesse Fann, MD, MPH
Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

May 21: Bipolar Disorder in the Elderly
Molly Shores, MD
Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

May 28: Caregiving for Persons with Dementia
David LaFazia, PhD, MSW
Research Scientist, Psychosocial & Community Health

Jun 4: End of Life Management
Wayne McCormick, MD, MPH
Professor, Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

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