HSC Geriatrics ECHO

Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes

 

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The HSC – Center for Geriatrics invites you to participate in the Geriatrics ECHO. For more information, check out our flyer and session schedule. If you would like to join the HSC Geriatrics ECHO, please click the registration button below.

Each ECHO session includes:

  • FREE Geriatrics Education for Primary Care Practices
  • FREE CMEs to health care professionals. Click here for full accreditation details.
  • 15-minute didactic presented by an ECHO Hub Team
  • Case presentation presented by a community provider

 


Spring & Fall 2021 Schedule

The Geriatrics ECHO meets the first and third Wednesdays of each month from 12pm – 1pm (Central time). See details below.


MARCH – Introduction

3/24 Importance of Quality Improvement Measures in Geriatrics

APRIL – Dementia Caregiver Education & Support

4/7 Caring for Caregiver: Support for and Conversations with Caregivers
4/21 Dementia Care Planning

MAY – Reducing for Future Fall Risk

5/5 Safe Exercises for Osteoporosis and the Elderly
5/19 Lifestyle Medicine: Nutritional Considerations for Bone Health

JUNE – Advance Care Planning

6/2 Advance Care Planning at Differing Care Sites
6/16 Addressing What Really Matters for Older Patients

JULY – Evaluation/Interview – Risk of Opioid Misuse

7/7 Opioid Use Agreements
7/21 Identifying and Addressing Opioid Misuse

AUGUST – Use of High-Risk Medications in the Elderly

8/4 Medications for Dementia Behavior Management
8/18 Benzo Use and Misuse

 


For more information, please contact:

Roslin Jose, MBBS, MPH, CPH

Roslin.Jose@unthsc.edu

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This page was last modified on April 20, 2021