GGEAR

GERIATRICS AND GERONTOLOGY EDUCATION AND RESEARCH PROGRAM, University of Maryland Baltimore www.umaryland.edu/gerontology directs a University System of Maryland Redeployment Grant that has supported 25 YEARS of:

  • PARTNERSHIP and COLLABORATION
  • EDUCATION and OUTREACH

In collaboration with AHEC West and geriatrics healthcare professionals in Western Maryland

Upcoming 
INTERPROFESSIONAL GERIATRICS CONTINUING EDUCATION
 
Friday, June 10, 2016
WORKING WITH COMMUNITY DWELLING OLDER ADULTS
Questions of Capacity, Competency, and Self Determination
 
Friday, June 17, 2016
APPROACHES TO CARE IN WORKING WITH COMMUNITY DWELLING OLDER ADULTS
Issues in Self-Neglect and Substance Abuse
 
 
REGISTER NOW! - Space is limited                                     
NO CHARGE to attend
CONTINUING EDUCATION credits for: Social Work, Psychologist, Professional Counselor, Nursing
NEW LOCATION: Robinwood Profession Center, Hagerstown, MD
 
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DETAILS and REGISTRATION:
June 10     June 17   
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  PROGRAM PROVIDED by  The Nursing Education Department 
  of Meritus Health, jointly with:
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology Education and Research program, University of Maryland Baltimore
  • Johns Hopkins Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program
  • Area Health Education Center West
  • Allegany College of Maryland
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   In FY2015, GGEAR Supported:
  • Interprofessional Geriatrics Continuing Education and sharing of geriatric care resources
  • Community based Interprofessional Geriatrics training for USM health professions students
  • Family and Community Caregiver training; Community Outreach, Community based research
  • Opportunities in Geriatrics and Aging Awareness activities with ECHO students, Frostburg State Pre-Health Professions students, Community Professionals in Leadership Allegany!
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 Reba Cornman, MSW, Director of GGEAR , provides ongoing mentoring for Western Maryland initiatives, meets with community partners to identify education needs, and facilitates statewide contact for speakers and other resources. rcornman@umaryland.edu 
 
 Terri Socha, AHEC West Program Coordinator tsocha@ahecwest.org
AHEC  West
 
 
 
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