Interprofessional Geriatric Webinars

Direct Care Workers Webinars

Age-Friendly Healthcare Webinar Series 4.0

Dakota Geriatrics and Service Providers for Seniors present monthly webinars on Age-Friendly Healthcare for direct care workers and multidisciplinary professionals. Live sessions are scheduled for every third Monday of the month at 4:00 pm Central through Zoom.

Webinar Series Objectives

  • Learn about the key components of the chronic disease management
  • Improve geriatric care for older adults
  • Create a network among local healthcare professionals
  • Earn free educational credits for those who attend the LIVE webinars (social work, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing)

Upcoming Sessions

This is an ongoing series from September 2023 - June 2024.

Topics to Be Covered

  • Prognostication
  • Cultural aspects of care
  • Pain management
  • Creating a mobility plan
  • Complementary and integrative medicine
  • Elder abuse, neglect and exploitation
  • Update on Alzheimer's disease drugs for memory loss and behavioral management
  • Nutrition and weight
  • Behavioral disorders in dementia
  • Mobility and nutrition

Event Details

  • November 20, 2023
  • 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM

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Event Type

  • Virtual

Host

  • Dakota Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program

Partners

  • Dakota Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program

Audiences

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nursing
  • Physicians
  • Social Workers

Organization Types

  • Tertiary Hospital
  • Critical Access Hospital (CAH)
  • Long Term Care (LTC)
  • Rural Health Clinic (RHC)