New Perspectives in Caring For the Older Adult with Cancer
March 9, 2015
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
For nurses, social workers, counselors, PT,, OTs, dieticians, and other health providers
Stephenson Cancer Center
800 NE 10th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Sponsored by the Oklahoma Geriatric Education Center and the Stephenson Cancer Center
Co-sponsored by the OU College of Nursing
CEUs available for some disciplines
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
The workshop is free of charge and includes lunch. Registration is required
For more information contact Sheryl Mapes at email@example.com or 405 271-8558 ext. 30441.
We are excited to offer the Linking Gerontology and Geriatrics Online Community Course, Elder Abuse, Care, and Resilience. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Karen Roberto ofVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University who speaks on Understanding Elder Abuse: Causes, Consequences, and Care Solutions. Other speakers addressthese themes: (a) forms of and trends associated with elder abuse, (b) how to recognize elder abuse, and (c) what can be done to protect older abuse from abuse, maltreatment, and neglect.On balance, Dr. Rosemary Blieszner provides a special session on resilience and psychological well-being of older adults.
OSU Faculty, Staff, and Student Registration: http://bit.ly/1x6hPQN
Public Registration: http://bit.ly/1usaOnc
Public Registration: $15 per session or $50 for the entire course
Visit our website for additional information: http://osu-okgec.okstate.edu
November 2014: Congratulations to Marie Bernard, MD for receiving the Donald P. Kent award from the Gerontological Society of America.
Dr. Bernard is the founding chairman of the Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. In October 2008, she relocated to Washington DC and became the deputy director of the National Institute on Aging where her service to older adults has expanded.
Link to GSA web page announcement.
Link to YouTube video shown at the 2014 GSA meeting.