On-Demand Program | Geriatric Healthcare 2020 | ADRD


This series of ten lectures provides practical geriatric health promotion information for healthcare and social service professionals. The goal is to assist members of the healthcare team in developing and enhancing interventions to prevent disease and postpone further disability. Lectures cover an array of topics and were recorded during live telecasts from the University of Washington Health Sciences Center to clinical settings in the Pacific Northwest.

This series is jointly provided by UWCNE, the deTornyay Center for Healthy Aging and the Northwest Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center (NW GWEC), a federally-funded regional center that conducts interprofessional education to optimize the primary care of older adults in the Northwest United States.   

Watch one lecture or all ten and earn up to 15 contact hours for a single certificate processing fee of $45. 

These lectures were recorded March through June 2020 at the University of Washington.


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Contact Hour Credit

Contact Hours: Up to 15.0 hours (1.5 per lecture)

How to Earn Contact Hour Credit

  1. Register.
  2. After checkout return to this page (or follow the directions in your confirmation email). If you don't receive a confirmation email, please check your junk mail for an email from cne-info@uwcne.org.
  3. Go to course activities or follow the directions in your confirmation email.
  4. Watch the recordings.
  5. Complete the evaluation. 
  6. Submit a Commitment to Change.
  7. Claim your credit.
  8. Download and print your certificate.

Provided by

University of Washington School of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education


  • University of Washington de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging
  • Northwest Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center (NW GWEC)


  1. Dementia | Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH
  2. Diagnosis 3Ds | Emily Trittschuh, PhD
  3. Ethical Dilemmas in the Care of Older People with Cognitive Impairment | Elizabeth Vig, MD, MPH
  4. Rational Preventive Care in the Context of AD | Amy Thomas, MD
  5. Caring for the Caregiver | Carrie Rubenstein, MD,  MPH
  6. The Threatening/Violent AD Patient | Whitney Carlson, MD
  7. Dementia and MCCs | Amy Thomas, MD
  8. Behavioral Management in AD: An Evidence-Based Approach | Susan McCurry, PhD
  9. Evidence-Based Community Support Programs for Early-Stage Dementia | Rebecca Logsdon, PhD
  10. Cognitive Assessment in Primary Care | Thuan Ong, MD, MPH

Target Audience

This series is designed for nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists, long term care workers, residential care coordinators, caregivers and other interested professionals.

Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 15.00 Contact hours
  • 0.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level

Planning Committee Members


Kristen Trivelli, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C

Lead Nurse Planner, Continuing Nursing Education, University of Washington School of Nursing


Barbara Cochrane, PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor and Interim Chair, Family and Child Nursing, de Tornyay Endowed Professor for Healthy Aging, University of Washington School of Nursing


Michael Vitiello, PhD

Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Nursing

Professional Credit
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Available Credit

  • 15.00 Contact hours
  • 0.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level


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