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Cultivating a Culture of Preparedness for Cognitively-Impaired and Frail Elderly Populations
February 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Join us for a robust workshop on special considerations for some of our most medically vulnerable clients lead by experts in the field of aging, memory impairment and disaster planning.
|COST:||There is no cost for the workshop, but registration is required. |
Seating is limited.
|CEU’s:||4 CEUs available: for nurses, certified nursing assistants, nutritionists, social workers and mental health workers currently licensed in Florida. |
You must bring your Florida license to the workshop.
8:00 AM Registration
8:15-9:15 The ABC’s of Health Literacy in the Geriatric Population
Lucy Guerra, MD Director, Division of General Internal Medicine, USF College of Medicine
9:15-10:45 Working with Cognitively Impaired Adults: Keys for Success
Eileen Poiley, MS, Director of Education, USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute
11:00-12:15 Preparedness for the Special Needs Population: Process and Possibility
Judy Silverstein, MPH, MAOM
Florida Department of Health – Tampa Bay Region, Regional Special Needs Consultant