Events | Published August 12, 2010

Expert Offers Seminar At Mount Nittany Medical Center on Maintaining Independence in the Golden Years

On August 19, Lori J. Grove, MS, APRN, GCNS-BC, director of long-term care case management and medical case manager at Alliance Care Management will present the second lecture of the Family Medicine Seminar Series, “Geriatric Case Management: A Cost-Effective Approach Toward Maintaining Independence in the Golden Years.”

The lecture will define geriatric case management, identify individuals or situations that could benefit from it, and describe three ways that the technique can benefit both the adult and caregiver.

Each evening in the series will begin with a buffet dinner at 6 p.m., followed by the lecture at 6:30 p.m. in the Galen and Nancy Dreibelbis Auditorium, located at entrance D. The series is geared toward a broad audience, including community members, students, local and regional family physicians, pediatricians, internists, nurses and other healthcare professionals. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

The next lecture, scheduled September 16 by Barbara Hong, PhD, associate professor of special education, department of education, human development and social sciences at Penn State University, is titled “Children with Learning Disabilities: How Do They Learn?”

As part of the Family Medicine Seminar Series, lecturers present monthly on a variety of health topics. The lecture series is held by Mount Nittany Medical Center in partnership with Penn State University. For more information on the series or to register, call 814.234.6738 or e-mail jbird@mountnittany.org.

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