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Alzheimer's Disease Training for Community Health Workers at WA FQHCs

Updated: Dec 18, 2023

Tuesday, December 5th, 2023

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


The Association’s Community Health Workers (CHW) Learning Network provides opportunities for CHWs and Promotoras de Salud at Washington FQHCs to peer network, share promising practices, and train on topics of interest. 


Alzheimer’s Disease Training by Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, University of Washington: This training will provide some general information about Alzheimer’s Disease to CHWs working at community health centers to support their work with clients and their communities.  






Intended Audience:

Community Health Workers/Promotoras de Salud and their supervisors at WA FQHCs   


Learning Objectives:

As a result of attending the Alzheimer’s Disease training, attendees will be able to:   

  • Describe what Alzheimer’s Disease is, how it is affecting our communities, and what to do if you think someone is experiencing symptoms. 

  • Recognize how to improve brain health. 

  • Share the goals of the University of Washington Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, current state of data and the importance of improving the diversity of data.


Presenter:

Kimiko Domoto-Riley

Associate Professor of Nureology, UW Medicine Co-Lead, Outreach, Recruitement, & Engagement Core, UW's Disease Alzheimer's Research Center Kimiko Domoto-Reilly, MD, is a neurologist in the UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center, where she cares for people affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. She conducts research at the University of Washington Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC). Through the ADRC, she works to increase awareness of dementia, to promote brain health, and to provide opportunities for research participation. 

Theresa Kehne Research Coordinator, ADRC Theresa Kehne is a research coordinator on the ADRC outreach, recruitment, and engagement team. In the past, she has worked on cardiovascular surgery clinical trials at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. Prior to this, Theresa conducted public health research in academic and governmental settings in Wisconsin and Vermont.


Questions? Contact:

Patricia Gepert

Health Access Coordinator

(360)786.9722 ext. 230


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