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Back In Person - Recap of 2023 Geriatrics Conference

Jun 14, 2023 11:16:16 AM / by Alana Dodson, BSN, RN, MBA posted in Geriatric, conference, north carolina

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On May 19th, 2023, geriatric care professionals from across our region descended upon Village Inn Event Center in Clemmons to attend the highly anticipated 2023 Geriatrics Conference hosted by Northwest AHEC. The air buzzed with excitement as attendees finally had the opportunity to meet face-to-face after years of virtual events due to the pandemic.

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May is Older Americans Month  - Join Us for the 2023 Geriatric Conference on May 19th

May 8, 2023 2:01:45 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Geriatric, aging, north carolina

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Governor Roy Cooper proclaimed that May is Older Americans Month which is wonderful as we have our Geriatric Conference coming up! There is still time to register.

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How NC’s Population is Changing and Why It Matters

Apr 17, 2023 10:10:35 AM / by NW AHEC posted in Geriatric, seniors, aging, demographics, north carolina

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What will North Carolina's population look like in coming years? NC ranks ninth nationally in population aged 65 and older and has undergone significant demographic changes in the 21st century. Assessing and understanding the demographic changes and their implications will be critical in addressing age-related issues, catalyzing change, and preparing for the future of North Carolina.

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2023 Geriatric Conference: Promoting the Health of the Future with Wisdom from the Aging Population

Mar 6, 2023 4:24:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Geriatric, conference, population health, aging

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Join us for this conference in May! Registration is open and all agenda details posted.

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Falls Screening Program Reaching Far and Wide to 17 States

May 5, 2022 9:28:00 AM / by Leslie D McDowell, DNP, ANP-BC, RN posted in Geriatric, Enduring, care planning, falls

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To meet an identified gap for clinical team members in ambulatory / primary care, Northwest AHEC developed an interactive, online, self-paced accredited program on the topic of Falls Screening, Risk Assessment and Care Planning.

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Registration Now Open! 2022 Geriatric Conference: Healthy Aging for the Future

Mar 15, 2022 9:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Geriatric, aging

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Participate live via WebEx on May 5th, 8:30am - 3:30pm 

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Join Us in Recognizing Falls Prevention Awareness Week

Sep 20, 2021 8:30:00 AM / by Leslie D McDowell, DNP, ANP-BC, RN posted in Geriatric, Enduring, care planning, falls

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Falls Prevention Awareness Week is a national health campaign observed on the first day of fall to increase awareness around falls health and injury prevention. Join us September 20-24, 2021 for Falls Prevention Week, a nationwide effort to raise awareness that falls are preventable. Read more on our blog and check out our online Falls Prevention activity!

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Falls: Screening, Risk Assessment and Care Planning for Older Patients in the Community

Jul 14, 2021 11:03:00 AM / by Leslie D McDowell, DNP, ANP-BC, RN posted in Geriatric, Enduring, care planning, falls

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As a clinician working in an outpatient setting, are you confident in how and when to appropriately screen patients for falls?  

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Falls: Screening, Risk Assessment and Care Planning for Older Patients in the Community

Jun 7, 2021 8:15:00 AM / by Leslie D McDowell, DNP, ANP-BC, RN posted in Geriatric, Enduring, care planning, falls

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As a clinician working in an outpatient setting, are you confident in how and when to appropriately screen patients for falls?  

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Don't Miss Out, 2021 Geriatric Conference May 14th

Apr 20, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Alana Dodson, BSN, RN, MBA posted in Geriatric

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The 2021 Geriatric Conference Planning Committee invites you to join us in promoting the strengths of today’s older adults. Participate live via WebEx on May 14th 8:30AM-12:45PM! Register now!

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