GGS Webinar Series

Providing education and training is a core focus of the Georgia Gerontology Society. Our Webinar Series is free to GGS members. There is a fee of $10 per webinar for non-members. Have a webinar idea? Email administrator@georgiagerontologysociety.org.

Implementation of the Annual Wellness Visit to Improve MIPS Scores
August 22, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Over the past three decades, various federal administrations have approached changes in the fee for service episodic health care delivery system. However, there has not been success as measured by persistent changes, lowered cost curve or relative improvement in life expectancy compared to other developed nations. Tools that promote patient centeredness can result in care that is more appropriate and of higher value. This session will explain how the implementation of tools can support efficient care delivery at high value.

Presenter: Donna Cohen
Deputy Director for Population Health at Alliant Quality

The National Association of Social Workers – Georgia Chapter has approved this event for 1 Related hour.

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Anxiety & Depression – Hiding in Plain Sight
September 25, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

This 1 hour webinar will review the symptoms of anxiety and depression, two of the most common mental health disorders seen among older adults. It will also cover the administration and scoring of two evidence-based screening tools, the Patient Health Questionnaire 9 (PHQ-9) and Generalized Anxiety Disorder Scale 7 (GAD-7). Suicide among older adults will be discussed as well as steps that can be taken for seeking help and treatment.

Presenter: Jocelyn Chen Wise, LCSW, MPH
Project Director, Fuqua Center for Late-Life Depression
Treatment Resistant Depression Clinic

The National Association of Social Workers – Georgia Chapter has approved this event for 1 Core hour.

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