Dr. Beth Barba (Nursing) received funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for the project “Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Project 4.” It will develop and implement continuing education programs related to non-phamacologic intervention strategies for geriatric care to interdisciplinary health personnel, families and communities who are responsible for the health care of elderly individuals in culturally, linguistically, socio-economically and geographically diverse backgrounds. The program content addresses dementia behaviors, health-related quality of life, mental health and mental disorders, nutrition and weight loss, and sleep health. Research shows that increasing the use of non-pharmacologic intervention strategies can result in improved quality of life, decreased hospitalizations, and decreased use of psychoactive medications, all of which improve elder health outcomes. Programs will be taught in education venues and health facilities in NC and online learning through collaboration with the Area Health Education Centers, Carolina Geriatric Education Center, and the UNCG School of Nursing. Suzanne Fitzsimmons, Tom McCoy, and Dr. Jie Hu are also involved in the project.
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Talk, Saundra Westervelt, on ‘Life After Death Row’
Wednesday, March 5, noon, Faculty Center
Baseball vs. East Carolina
Wednesday, March 5, 4 p.m.
Faculty Center Takeover, Tracing Human Culture Through History of Beer
Thursday, March 6, 4 p.m., sponsored by FTLC / Anthropology
Friends of the Libraries event, Nikki Giovanni
Thursday, March 6, 6 p.m., Cone Ballroom, EUC
Noon at the ‘Spoon, art tour
Tuesday, March 11, Weatherspoon
Softball vs. Georgia Southern
Saturday, March 15, 1 p.m.
Baseball vs. Princeton
Monday, March 17, 6 p.m.
- UNCG Reduction-in-Force (RIF) Plan Calendar and Timeline
- David Nelson is Faculty Director of QEP
- Budget reduction discussion at today’s UNCG Faculty Senate mtg
- Faculty/staff Excellence Awards April 4
- Steve Haines comes back for a second lease on his musical life
- UNCG Planetarium Spring 2014 shows
- OLSL Spring Break trips
- 2013 UNCG Summer Camps
- What's for Lunch? UNCG Dining Services' New Options
- Ben Ramsey will be senior fellow at FTLC
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