The events and services listed below are subject to change.

The University of Washington’s Northwest Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center (NW GWEC), the University of Washington’s Continuing Nursing Education, and the VA Puget Sound Healthcare System Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) are partnering to bring a series of continuing education lectures on geriatric health.

The lecture series provides education for those who are involved in the care of older adults. Lectures on geriatric topics include best available information on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease in older patients as well as related topics such as age-friendly health care and community-based resources.

April 20: Grief and Loss– Martha Richards, MSW, LICSW, Author and Social Worker

April 27: Geriatric Fraud – Page Ulrey, JD & Kathy Van Olst, JD, Senior Prosecuting Attorney’s, King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

May 4: Anemia – Mengru Wang, MD, MPH, Clinical Instructor, UW Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

May 11: Geriatric Primary Care of Diverse Populations – Gina Kang, MD Palliative Medicine Fellow & Gina Kim, MD, MPH Clinical Instructor, UW Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

May 18: Prevention – Cindy Burdick, MD Primary Care Dr & Amy Wilkerson, MD, Family Physician, Kaiser Permanente of Washington