Geriatric Seminars

Geriatric Seminars

FREE & VIRTUAL GERIATRIC SEMINARS FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION

Promoting Healthy Aging and Healthy Community in Nevada

Seminar Series

NIHAN’s 10-week Geriatric Seminar Series provides free health care education and resources to the geriatric community, by presenting topics related to the 4Ms, an age-friendly health care framework—What Matters, Medication, Mobility, and Mentation.

The goal of the seminars is to foster healthy aging for old adults, in order to create a more healthy and age-friendly geriatric community.

How to join the seminars?

  • The NIHAN Geriatric Seminars are held every Tuesday, October 4 though December 13, via WebEx Meeting from 12:00-1:00pm Pacific Time.
  • In order to join the virtual seminar, pre-registration is required. Please click each seminar topic below to register.
  • After you register for each seminar, a WebEx Meeting link will be emailed to you. Simply click the meeting link to join!
  • The NIHAN seminars can be accessed on your computer, smartphone, or tablet.
  • For questions or assistance with registration, please contact NIHAN at nihan@unlv.edu or call at (702) 272-0684.

Seminar Recordings

At the conclusion of each seminar, the WebEx Meeting recording will be shared below. To access the video, simply hover over the card that says “Watch Seminar Here”, and press play; you will be directed to the seminar recording on NIHAN’s Vimeo page. Please remember to register for all seminars you plan to attend and/or watch.

Register for a Seminar Series

Week 1

Vaccines, Viruses, and Boosting Your Immune System

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Week 2

Healthy Brains 101

Watch Seminar Here

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Week 3

How to Manage Multiple Chronic Conditions

Watch Seminar Here

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Week 4

The Psychology of Healthy Aging

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
12:00 - 1:00 PM (PST)

Week 5

Aging
Without
Injury

Tuesday, November 1, 2022
12:00 - 1:00 PM (PST)
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Week 6

Preventing Elder Abuse and Mistreatment

Tuesday, November 1, 2022
12:00 - 1:00 PM (PST)
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Week 7

The Art and Science of Deprescribing

Tuesday, November 15, 2022
12:00 - 1:00 PM (PST)
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Week 8

Treating Anxiety
and Depression in
Older Adults

Tuesday, November 29 , 2022
12:00 - 1:00 PM (PST)
Dr. Natali Edmonds,
Dementia Careblazers
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Week 9

What is
Sarcopenia?
How Can You
Prevent It?

Tuesday, December 6, 2022
12:00 - 1:00 PM (PST)
Samantha Coogan, UNLV Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences, Dr. Evan Bishop, LVL Up Physical Therapy
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Week 10

Advance
Care
Planning

Tuesday, December 13, 2022
12:00 - 1:00 PM (PST)
Carol Kingman, Esq.,
Southern Nevada Senior Law Program
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PAST SEMINARS

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Topic: COVID 19 Safety Tips

This webinar provides information on how COVID-19 spreads, practical tips to prevent its spread, and what are some tips if you or someone you know is sick or has had contact with COVID-19.

Instructor: Gloria Mandel, Nurse Practitioner, MIR, MSN, APRN, NP-C

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Topic: Telehealth 101

During the COVID-19 pandemics, the NIHAN Program and UNLV Geriatrics Fellowship program are developing educational materials to improve telehealth use for older adults in Nevada.

Instructor: Ji Yoo, MD

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Topic: Pain and Opioid

NIHAN’s Geriatric Seminar for Older Adults and Caregivers Seminar will review the risks and side effects of high-risk medications and opioids use, especially among the elderly.

Instructor: Gloria Mandel, Nurse Practitioner, MIR, MSN, APRN, NP-C

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Topic: Advance Care Planning

The seminar will discuss what Advance Care Planning(ACP) is, why it is important to consider ACP documentation especially in the COVID-19 pandemic era, and how to document ACP, and where/whom to ask for help to document ACP.

Instructor: Ji Yoo, MD

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