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WWAMI Mini Medical School - Caring for our Aging Population

  • 01 Feb 2012
  • 7:00 PM (MST)
  • 22 Feb 2012
  • 9:00 PM (MST)
  • St. Luke's Anderson Center, Boise

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
·
Dementia
·
Osteoporosis
·
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:

Claudia Hasselquist
Outreach Program Operations Administrator, Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Program
322 E. Front St. #442
Boise, ID 83702

208-364-4546
clauhass@uw.edu


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