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Vanderbilt-Reynolds Geriatrics Education Center

Geriatrics & Gerontology Interest Group (GGIG)

The GGIG is a lunch time lecture series for professionals from all disciplines who are interested in issues affecting older adults.  All programs are held from 12:00pm-1:00pm.  Feel free to bring your own lunch (no RSVP required to attend).  Click Here for printable version of our Spring 2016 Calendar
 

Next GGIG....

Check back soon for the Fall 2016 GGIG schedule, and in the meantime you can view past presentations below.

 


Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  Vanderbilt School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

Sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt Center for Quality Aging, Vanderbilt-Reynolds Geriatrics Education Center, Meharry Consortium Geriatric Education Center, Tennessee Valley GRECC.


Spring 2016 GGIG Series...

January 19th  

Topic: “Adult Day Health Care”

Speaker: Bill Zagorski, Executive Director, Centennial Adultcare Center

Location: Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380B 

Please click HERE to access this presentation

 

February 9th 

Topic: “Aging, Frailty and Injury in Older Adults”

Speaker: Cathy Maxwell, PhD, RN

Location:  Light Hall, Room 202

Please click HERE to access this presentation

 

February 23rd

Topic: “The Most Fascinating Medications of 2015: New Drug Approvals and Formulary Additions Affecting Older Adults”

Speaker: Amy Pennington Meyers, PharmD

Location:  Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380B 

       Please click HERE to access this presentation

 

March 15th

Topic:    “Urinary Incontinence in the Older Patient”

Speaker: Dr. Parul Goyal, MD

Location: Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380B 

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March 29th

Topic:  "Stress and the Working Caregiver"

Speaker: Angela Hopkins, LMSW, BSW, VU Homecare

Location: Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380B 

Please click HERE to access this presentation

 

April 12th

Topic:  "Just Breathe"

  Speaker:  Dr. Roy Elam

Location: Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380B 

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April 26th

Topic:  “Fall Management in the Elderly”

Speaker: Dr. Parul Goyal, MD

Location: Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380B 

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May 3rd

Topic:  “Wound Care in the Elderly”

Speaker:  Marcia Spear, NP

Location: Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380B 

Please click HERE to access this presentation

 

Click Here for Spring 2016 GGIG Series **Check back often for updates**