Idaho WWAMI 10th Annual Mini Medical School
Geriatrics: Caring for Our Aging Population
The Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Program is offering a series of evening lectures during February for the general public focused on the theme Geriatrics-Caring for our Aging Population.
Currently 10,000 people turn age 65 each day in the United States. According to the Department of Health & Human Services, Administration on Aging, Idaho’s, 60+ population has increased 43% between 2000-2010.
Date: Wednesday-February 1, 8, 15,& 22
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center, Anderson Center, Rooms Adas 2 & 3, Boise, ID
Cost: $25.00 Checks or Money Order ONLY.
(payments are non refundable)
Topics for the evening sessions:
· Living Long? Living Well
· Pharmacologic Considerations in the Elderly: Common Concerns with the use of Medications
· Key Concepts Palliative Medicine
· Management of Urinary Incontinence in OLDER Person
· Depression – Over the Years
· Injury Prevention
Registration form is attached and is located at: http://www.uidaho.edu/boise/wwami/mini-medicalschool2012.
Deadline to register is Jan 24th, 2012.
For more information contact:
Outreach Program Operations Administrator, Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Program
322 E. Front St. #442
Boise, ID 83702