Events

Geriatric-Competent Care - Caring For Individuals With Alzheimer’s Disease And Related Dementias (2016)

The Geriatric-Competent Care Webinar series – Caring for Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease – developed by the American Geriatrics Society in collaboration with Community Catalyst and The Lewin Group, hosted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office Integrated Care Resource Center, is designed to help health professionals in all settings and disciplines expand their knowledge and skills in the unique aspects of caring for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and in working with their caregivers.  The webinars are also intended for fro

Geriatric Resource Team Workshop

We are all striving to improve the quality of care we provide our older patients. This is hard work in this age of complex problems and even more complex systems. One key to better care is a better team. Healthcare practitioners need to work together and communicate effectively as members of interprofessional teams to solve problems. However, many practitioners have never had formal training in effective Interprofessional practice. This workshop provides that training for teams striving to improve their performance.

Dementia Roundtable to begin September 30, 2015 at Durham Technical Community College

The Dementia Roundtable will begin this academic year on September 30, 2015.  It will be held at the Durham Technical Community College,  1637 East Lawson Street Durham, NC 27703 (919-536-7200) and co-sponsored by the Durham Technical Community College Health Technologies Department. The session will be held in the Multi-Purpose room (room 1103), Phail Wynn Jr. Student Services Center (Park in Lot A and take crosswalk across the street). 

Delirium Teaching Rounds - Dr. Miles Berger - December 12, 2014

Please join us on December 12, 2014 for a presentation on "postoperative cognitive problems" presented by Dr. Miles Berger. The presentation will be held at the Duke Medical Center Library, room 212C, from 12 noon to 1 pm.

Geriatric Grand Challenge Institute (GGCI) Advanced Curriculum in Dementia Care

Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 08:00 to Friday, February 20, 2015 - 15:00

Now that students are headed back to school, why shouldn’t you?

Dementia Roundtable begins in September 2014

The Dementia Roundtable will begin this academic year on September 8, 2014.  It will be held at the Senior CommUnity Care of North Carolina (PACE) located at 4022 Stirrup Drive Suite 315 in Durham, NC 27713.  We will begin networking at 11:30 am and the session will begin at 12 noon and end at 1 pm. Please plan to join us.  Contact Michele Burgess, 919.660.7577 or michele.burgess@duke.edu for additional information.

Dementia Counseling and Care Conference - Thursday, May 8 - 10, 8 - 5 pm

Overview:

The overarching goal of this professional education conference is to provide practical knowledge and skills for counselors, nurses, social workers, and allied health professionals who counsel and care for persons with dementia and their spousal and family caregivers. Learning approaches will include oral presentations, case studies, and posters, encouraging interaction and providing ample time for questions.

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Duke Initiative on Survey Methodology-Developing, Testing and Administering Surveys

Alexandera Cooper, PhD. and Scott Clifford, PhD from the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) will provide an overview of the ways in which SSRI can assist in the development and implementation of research protocols.  

Dementia Roundtable Sessions - Senior Community Care of North Carolina (PACE)

The Duke GEC began the Dementia Roundtable sessions in partnership with the Senior CommUnity Care (PACE), starting with the first session held on September 17, 2013 at the Senior CommUnity Care of NC Center located at 4022 Stirrup Drive, Suite 315 in Durham, NC 27703.  The January 21, 2014 session led by Dr. Mitch Heflin discussed the topic of Delirium and Dementia.  Additional topics for 2014 will include: Anticipating Transitions, and Advanced Dementia Part 1 and Part 2.

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