Dakota Geriatrics
A HRSA Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program
Great Plains Consortium

Upcoming Events

Age-Friendly Healthcare for American Indian Elders – Virtual Symposium

April 10 • 7:45 am – 1:15 pm Central

A FREE learning opportunity for providers, healthcare professionals, and community workers applying Age-Friendly healthcare in American Indian populations.

Symposium Objectives

  • Describe how to transform clinical operations into Age-Friendly healthcare
  • Reliably apply Geriatric 4M assessments
  • Implement action plans for Geriatric syndromes

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Schedule of Presentations

8:00 – 9:00 am
The History and Legacy of American Indian Boarding Schools
Denise Lajimodiere, EdD, MEd, BS, National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition
9:15 – 10:15 am
Enhancing Engagement in Motion: Exploring Barriers, Facilitators, and Innovative Approaches for Indigenous Elders
Lavonne Fox, PhD, OTR/L, University of North Dakota
10:30 – 11:30 am
Indigenized Traumatic Grief and Loss
Tami Jollie-Trottier, PhD, Indigenized Behavioral Healing
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Improving Health through Collaborating with Traditional Medicine
Frederick K. Ness, MD, St. Croix Chippewa Indian of Wisconsin

Continuing Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Requirements and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians

"The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this Live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity."

Nursing, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy may use the credit for certification. Department of Geriatrics, UND is a board-approved provider as approved by North Dakota Board of Social Worker Examiners. This is approved for 4 face-to- face contact hours.

The Dakota Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $3.75M with 15% financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.



Contact Bethany Reed at bethany.reed@UND.edu.

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