Free 2 Hour CEU: Ethnogeriatrics and the Cultural Taboos Among Elders of Diverse Backgrounds

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Date(s) - November 7, 2012
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Springhouse of Silver Spring

Contact Info:
301-495-7366 [email protected]


Featuring Guest Speaker Arline Bohannon, M.D.
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, specializing in Geriatrics
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, VCU Medical Center in Richmond

This program will educate professionals on ethno-geriatrics and how to handle the unique health care issues of seniors in multiple ethnic groups. After this seminar, attendees will be able to:
• Generally discuss the ethnic diversity within the aging population as it relates to differences in disease prevalence
• Identify challenges for placement among minority elders with the goal of providing culturally competent care

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
10:00 am to 10:30 am Registration and Refreshments • 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Presentation

Seating is limited, so make your reservation early. Light refreshments will be served.
2.0 contact hours will be awarded to nurses and 2.0 category I continuing education credits will be awarded to Maryland social workers for this event.

Sponsored by Springhouse and Arden Courts of Silver Spring