A HRSA Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program

Upcoming Events

Dementia Friendly Healthcare and Community Virtual Symposium

June 8 • 8:00 am – 5:15 pm Central

Dakota Geriatrics presents 3rd annual FREE learning opportunity for providers, healthcare professionals, and community workers with national experts on dementia practices.

Symposium Objectives

  • Assess and manage cognitive impairment
  • Recognize and treat social issues among patients with dementia
  • Address caregiver issues and education

Tentative Schedule

8:15 – 9:15 am
Alzheimer's Disease is a Multi-Organ System Disorder with Environmental Precipitants
Arnold Eiser, MD, MACP, Drexel University College of Medicine
9:30 – 10:30 am
Aging in Place With Technological Enhancement
George Demiris, PhD, FACMI, University of Pennsylvania
10:45 – 11:45 am
Non-Pharmacological Management of Behavioral Problems in Patients with Dementia
Ann Morrison, PhD, RN, CS, John Hopkins University
12:15 – 1:15 pm
Interpretation of Clock Draw: Visual Spatial Management of Dementia
Michael Mercury, PhD, Northwestern University
1:30 – 2:30 pm
Cognitive Training
Jerri Edwards, PhD, College of Medicine Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, University of South Florida
2:45 – 3:45 pm
Pharmacological Management of Behavioral Problems in Patients with Dementia
Christopher Marano, MD, University of Maryland Medical Center
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Benefits of Creative Arts for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers
Anna St. Amant, Life Enrichment Director at Touchmark at Harwood Groves

Continuing Education

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences (UND SMHS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UND SMHS designates this Live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Department of Geriatrics at UND is a board-approved provider as approved by North Dakota Board of Social Worker Examiners. This is approved for 7 face-to-face contact hours.


Contact Gunjan Manocha at gunjan.manocha@UND.edu.

Past Events

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