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Alzheimer's & Dementia University
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The Alzheimer's Association will host a series of Alzheimer's & Dementia Universities throughout our Chapter territory. Alzheimer's & Dementia University for Families and Professionals is a one-day conference offering CEUs for Physicians, Nursing, and Social Work. Alzheimer's & Dementia University: Living with Alzheimer's for Middle Stage Family Caregivers is a free conference that will not have CEUs available. Each University will have lunch will provided. Workshop topics are designed to meet the needs of both professional and family caregivers.

If you are interested in hosting an Alzheimer's & Dementia University in your hometown, please contact us at wvinfo@alz.org or 800.272.3900.

Alzheimer's & Dementia University for Families and Professionals CEUs

Alzheimer's & Dementia University for Families and Professionals is jointly provided by CAMC Health Education & Research Institute and co-sponsored by West Virginia Geriatric Education Center an West Virginia Area Health Education Centers. 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the essentials and standards for the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of CAMC Health Education and Research Institute and the Alzheimer's Association. The CAMC Health Education and Research Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians - The CAMC Health Education and Research Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) (TM). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses - The CAMC Health Education and Research Institute is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by West Virginia Nurses Association (A0-212), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This offering has been approved for 6.5 contact hours. (P015-17-15867) Expiration date is 2 years from the course dates.
Social Workers - The CAMC Health Education and Research Institute is an pproved proivder of continuing education by the West Virginia Board of Social Work Examiners. This program has been approved for a total of 6.5 hours of social work credit. Approval number #490045.

Disclosure: It is the policy of the CAMC Health Education and Research Institute that any faculty (speaker) who makes a presentation at a program designated for AMA Physician's Recognition Award (PRA) Category I or II credit must disclose any financial interest or other relationship (i.e. grants, research support, consultant, honoraria) that faculty member has with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial prodcut(s) that may be discussed in the educational presentation. Program Planning Committee Members must also disclose any financial interest or relationship with commercial industry that  may influence their participation in this conference. All faculty and planning committee member's disclosure information, if any, will be available onsite and disclosed from the podium.

Alzheimer's & Dementia University for Families and Professionals Workshop Topics

  • Basics of Alzheimer's & Dementia
  • Legal and Financial Considerations
  • Improving Communication
  • Working with Your Doctor

Upcoming Alzheimer's & Dementia University for Families and Professionals Locations

  • Lewisburg, WV
    Friday, May 1
    West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
    400 North Lee Street, Lewisburg, WV 24901
    Register Online

 

  • Parkersburg, WV
    Tuesday, May 5
    Ohio Valley University
    1 Campus View Drive
    Room 139
    Vienna, WV 26105
    Register Online

 

  • Shepherdstown, WV
    Thursday, May 7
    Shepherd University
    301 North King Street, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
    Register Online

 

  • Glenville, WV
    Thursday, May 21
    Glenville State College
    200 High Street, Glenville, WV 26351
    Register Online

 

  • Charleston, WV
    Monday, June 8
    Columbia Gas
    1700 Maccorkle Avenue Southeast, Charleston, WV 25314
    Register Online

Alzheimer's & Dementia University: Living with Alzheimer's for Middle Stage Caregivers Workshop Topics

  • Basics of Alzheimer's & Dementia
  • Maximize Safety
  • Effective Communication
  • Overcoming Challenging Behavior

Upcoming Alzheimer's & Dementia University: Living with Alzheimer's for Middle Stage Caregivers Locations

  • Wheeling, WV
    Tuesday, March 31
    Ohio Valley Medical Center - Nurses' Auditorium
    2000 Eoff Street, Wheeling, WV 26003
    Register Online

 

  • Kingwood, WV
    Wednesday, April 29
    WVU Preston County Extension Service
    115 West Court Street, Kingwood, WV 26537
    Register Online

 

  • Athens, OH
    Tuesday, May 12
    Athens Community Center
    701 East State Street, Suite 201, Athens, OH 45701
    Register Online

 

  • Berkeley Springs, WV
    Friday, June 12
    Cacapon Resort State Park
    818 Cacapon Lodge Drive, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
    Register Online

 

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