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OkDCN ECHO – Age-Friendly Nursing Home Series 7 (Wednesday)

  • Categories: Echo, Health Professionals, Oklahoma Dementia Care Network, Senior Health

About This Event

  • Event Type:Educational Group

What is Project ECHO?

A collaborative model of medical education for health professionals that empowers nursing home team members, especially in rural communities, to provide specialty geriatric care to more people.

The format of an ECHO is a virtual case presentation presented by a community provider followed by a 15-minute didactic presented by an ECHO Hub Team. There is no cost to join an ECHO session. FREE CEUs for Nursing Home Administrators. Signing up for any class will sign you up for the entire series.


Register For the Wednesday Session Register For the Thursday Session
Signing up for any class will sign you up for the entire series.

Session 1: The Connection between Hearing Loss and Dementia: What You Can Do about It
Carole Johnson, PhD., AuD., CCC-A, Professor, Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders
  • Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022, 10:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, 10:30 a.m.

Session 2: Effects of Medications: Falls & Major Injuries
Teri Round, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC, Executive Director of Clinical Operations, Fran& Earl Ziegler College of Nursing, OU Health Sciences Center

  • Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022, 10:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, 10:30 a.m.

Session 3: Pain Management in LTC
Lee Jennings, MD, MSHS, Section Chief Geriatric Medicine, OU College of Medicine

  • Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, 10:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022, 10:30 a.m.

Session 4: Opioids & Marijuana use among Aging Adults & LTC
Keith Swanson, Pharm. D., Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy

  • Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, 10:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, 10:30 a.m.

Session 5: Effects of Medications: Sleep Problems
Diana Sturdevant, PhD, BCNS-BC, APRN, CWS, Assistant Professor of Research and Program Director of Long-term Care Quality Improvement Projects

  • Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, 10:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, 10:30 a.m.

Session 6: Medication Effects: Dementia &Delirium
Seki Balogun, MD., FACP, AGSF, Professor of Medicine, Vice Chief of Education, Director, Geriatric Fellowship Program

  • Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, 10:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, 10:30 a.m.

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  • Price: Free
  • Registration Instructions:

    Signing up for any class will sign you up for the entire series.

Event Coordinator
Oklahoma Dementia Care Network Phone: (580) 320-5812