University of Vermont Project ECHO
University of Vermont Project ECHO Dementia Diagnosis and Care for the Primary Care Team
Using the Project ECHO model, this five-session tele-education series will discuss diagnosis and evidence-based care for persons with dementia and their caregivers. The program will identify strategies, best practices, screening tools, resources, clinical pearls, and emerging topics in this field.
This program is offered at no cost to participants through a grant from the Vermont Department of Health.
Participants can receive 1.5 CME credits for each learning session attended.
General questions about the University of Vermont’s Project ECHO can be directed to Patti.Smith-Urie@uvm.edu, clinical/topic-specific questions can be directed to Mary.Palumbo@med.uvm.edu.
Fall Series: September 14, 2023 - November 9, 2023
Dementia Diagnosis and Care for the Primary Care Team
Course Co-Directors: Mary Val Palumbo, DNP, APRN, GNP-C and John "Steele" Taylor, MD
University of Vermont Project ECHO Dementia Diagnosis and Care for the Primary Care Team Program Overview
Early Evaluation of Cognitive Complaints (John Taylor, MD)
|September 28||Session 2|
Dementia and Driving (Heather Zuk, OTR, CRS, CDI)
|October 12||Session 3|
Caregiver Resources and Supports (Rhiannon Champagne, LICSW)
|October 26||Session 4|
Physical Aggression During Episodes of Care (Jennifer Hall, DO)
|November 9||Session 5|
Legal Issues of Guardianship, Competency, and Power of Attorney (Heather Allin, M.S.A., N.C.G.)