Geriatrics Grand Round Trainings

Geriatrics grand rounds

Geriatrics Grand Rounds

The purpose of NIHAN Geriatrics Grand Rounds (GGRs) is to enhance geriatric workforce training to healthcare providers in focus of introducing and establishing stronger, age-friendly care systems amongst healthcare providers. 

Upcoming Training: "Caring for Older Adults Through Telehealth"

The upcoming NIHAN GGR series is titled “Caring for Older Adults through Telehealth“, and was developed for healthcare providers’ training in conjunction with Comagine HealthThe theme of this GGR program is caring for older and vulnerable adults through telehealth. Some topic objectives include discussing advance care planning, assessing mobility, and managing high-risk medications via telehealth.


For further information and registration links, download a information flyer below.

These GGRs take place January through May of 2023, and each training course is comprised of two parts: a pre-recorded didactic session and a live webinar. The didactic sessions will be available two weeks prior to the live webinar date and will include a lecture and practical case-study presentation by geriatrician, Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine Associate Professor, and NIHAN Program Director Dr. Ji Yoo. During the course’s live webinar, participants will discuss the course case study and questions further with Dr. Yoo. 

FREE CME Credits*

Participants can earn up to 12 CME credits for participating in all course trainings: 


  • 1 credit for each 1-hour didactic session
  • 1 credit for each 1-hour live webinar

After registering for the didactic session, you will receive a follow-up email about accessing the online modules from Comagine Health; after registering for the live webinar, you will receive a Zoom meeting link.


If you have any questions about accessing the didactic sessions, contact Edy Taylor with Comagine Health at

For all other questions or concerns about the GGRs, email  


*This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and polices of the New Mexico Medical Society (NMMS) through the joint sponsorship of Comagine Health and UNLV. Comagine Health is accredited by the NMMS to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians.Comagine Health designates this Recurring Scheduled Series for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Per session attended up to 12 credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
Senior man on online therapy

"Challenges Facing Older Patients in the Digital Age"

Didactic: Available January 18 | Webinar: February 1 | 12—1 p.m.
Learn critical and non-clinical challenges of telehealth use for older and vulnerable adults; review the 4M Framework application to telehealth for older and vulnerable adults
Older Adults & Families

"Communicating What Matters to Older Patients Via Telehealth"

Didactic: Available February 8 | Webinar: February 22 from 12—1 p.m.
Learn discussing advance care planning and palliative care via telehealth; assess social determinants of health and support community resources during telehealth
Two old women sitting at the park and using mobile phone

"Assessing Risk Factors and Enhancing Mobility Via Telehealth"

Didactic: Available March 1 | Webinar: March 15 from 12—1 p.m.
Learn gait and home safety assessment for older and vulnerable adults at risk of fall via telehealth; apply the digital technology to assess and enhance mobility of older and vulnerable adults
Senior Asian woman having a virtual appointment with doctor online, consulting her prescription and choice of medication on smartphone at home. Telemedicine, elderly and healthcare concept

"Managing High-Risk Medications Through Telehealth"

Didactic: Available March 22 | Webinar: April 5 from 12—1 p.m.
Prioritize benefits over risks of high-risk medication use in diverse care settings via telehealth; learn managing high-risk medication and finding alternative therapy via telehealth
Sick Japanese woman on bed video chatting with doctor on laptop at home. The image on the left side of the monitor screen is the head image obtained by the MRI scan.

"Assessing and Managing Cognitive Conditions Using Telehealth"

Didactic: Available April 12 | Webinar: April 26 from 12—1 p.m.
Learn telehealth-based dementia, delirium, depression assessment and management skills; enhance telehealth-based communication skills of transitional care with providers and caregivers
Asian senior couple use tablet video conference with doctor about pill  while sitting on sofa at home,senior learn to use technology.aging at home

"Looking Toward the Future: Caring for Older Adults Via Telehealth"

Didactic: Available May 3 | Webinar: May 17 from 12—1 p.m.
Review challenges and solutions of medical care through telehealth for older and vulnerable adults; learn linkage between the digital communications and quality of care and economic impact in ambulatory care of older and vulnerable adults