Improving Healthcare for American Indian Elders Symposium
(Half Day Virtual Event)
April 8, 2022 — This event has passed.
Age-friendly healthcare involves using evidence-based practice and awareness of older adult's health care based on the framework of Geriatric 4Ms: What Matters, Mentation, Medication, and Mobility. This half day symposium hosted regional experts who discussed incorporation of each of the 4Ms in patient care specific for American Indian populations over zoom webinar. This FREE activity provided up to four educational credits.
Summary of Event
Tami Jollie-Trottier, PhD, Indigenized Behavioral Healing
Jordan P. Lewis, PhD, MSW, Associate Director, Memory Keepers Medical Discovery Team - Health Equity, Professor, Department of Family Medicine & Biobehavioral Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth campus
Monica Mayer, MD, Council Women and Physician, Quentin N. Burdick Memorial Hospital
Blythe S. Winchester, MD, MPH, CMD, AGSF, Director of Geriatrics Services, Cherokee Indian Hospital, Certified Medical Director, Tsali Care Center, Chief Clinical Consultant, Geriatrics and Palliative Care, Indian Health Service
- Dakota Geriatrics
- Center for Rural Health
- National Resource Center on Native American Aging
- College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, University of North Dakota
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