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OkDCN ECHO – Age-Friendly Nursing Home Series 4 (Thursdays)

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

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.


Session 1: Dietary
Diana Sturdevant, PhD, BCNS-BC, APRN, CWS
Asst. Director & Program Director of Nursing Home Quality Improvement Projects, OUHSC

  • Thurs., June 9, 2022

Session 2: Medicaid Fraud in LTC
Kelly Birch
Office of Attorney General, Medicaid Control Fraud Unit

  • Thurs., June 16, 2022

Session 3: Oral Health in Dementia-Related Residents
Jana Winfree, DDS, MPH, OSDH
Dental Health Services, Oklahoma State Dental Director

Shelly Mitchell, RDH, M.Ed, OSDH
Dental Health Services Dental Educator for the OK Smile Projects

  • Thurs., June 23, 2022

Session 4: LGBTQ Plus Consideration in LTC
Kim Cassie, PhD, MSSW, MA
Researcher & Educator, Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work

  • Thurs., June 30, 2022

Session 5: Generational Differences
Pam Spanbauer, RN, BSN, M.Ed.
RN Independent Consultant

  • Thurs., July 7, 2022

Session 6: Activities & Falls Prevention in LTC
Teri Round, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC
Executive Director of Clinical Operation, Fran & Earl Ziegler College of Nursing, OUHSC

  • Thurs., July 21, 2022

Special Session 7: COVID Update with Dr. Dale Bratzler: A Discussion of New COVID Variants and Infection Control
Facilitator: Devon Murray & Sharon Elder
Presenter: Dean, Dale W. Bratzler, D.O, M.P.H.

You do not have to work in a Long Term Care Facility to take part in this training session. This session is open to anyone who would like additional information on new variants of COVID-19 currently circulating in Oklahoma.

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This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 6 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval: 20230607-6-A83778-DL & 20230607-6-A84536-DL

  • Price: Free
  • Registration Instructions: Online
Event Coordinator
Oklahoma Dementia Care Network Phone: (580) 320-5812