Upcoming Education

Early Detection of Dementia Webinar

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from 10:00-11:00 AM HST

Join us as Kamal Masaki, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Geriatric Medicine at JABSOM, gives us an overview of dementia, addressing common myths, symptoms, stages, and causes. Dr. Masaki will review risk factors, protective factors, neuropsychiatric and behavioral disturbances, as well as treatment options and strategies.

Those attending the session will:

  1. Describe the benefits and challenges of early detection of dementia
  2. Recognize the early symptoms of dementia
  3. Discuss possible causes and risk factors, and the diagnostic work up of dementia
  4. Explore currently available treatment options

CEU:
This program is pending approval by National Association of Social Workers–Hawai`i Chapter for 1 Social Work continuing education contact hour.

This program is pending approval by the Oregon Nurses Association for approval to award 1.0 nursing contact hour. Oregon Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

State licensure boards have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses.

There is no conflict of interest for any planner or presenter with this learning activity.

Webinar Cost:  We are now offering group rates.  Additional people can join you on the webinar under a group rate and receive a Certificate of Completion if they complete the Evaluation and attest to their attendance.  Please indicate any additional participants that join you on the credit card authorization form, or in writing along with your check, and ensure that each one of them registers individually for the webinar (even if they will be viewing the webinar from a central location/computer).

  • 1 Registrant :  $25 HAH Members; $35 Non-Members
  • 2-4 Registrants:  $45 HAH Members; $55 Non-Members
  • 5+ Registrants:  $60 HAH Members; $70 Non-Members

Register now! Complete the following 2 steps (registration and payment) to secure your spot!

  1. Click here to register.  All individuals must register individually for tracking purposes.
  2. Click here to pay via credit card (see below for how to pay by check).
    If you are paying for multiple people, please list the names of the individuals in the Comments section on the form.

Make checks out to HHERF and mail to:
Healthcare Association of Hawaii
707 Richards Street, PH2
Honolulu, HI 96813

*Cancellations will be charged a processing fee. Email lhenning@hah.org to cancel your registration.
**NO REFUNDS for non-attendance.

To receive a Certificate of Completion, each participant must pay the registration fee, complete the Evaluation form after the webinar and attest to their attendance at the session. Please ensure each person individually registers for the webinar (even if they will be joining others to view the webinar from a central location/computer).

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Dr. Kamal Masaki is Professor and Chair of the Department of Geriatric Medicine at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai‘i Mānoa.  She earned her medical degree at the University of  Bombay, India, and completed Internal Medicine Residency training at Michigan State University and Geriatric Medicine Fellowship training at the University of Hawai‘i Mānoa.

Dr. Masaki was the Director of the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program at the University of Hawai‘i Mānoa for 8 years, and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.  She was elected to be a Fellow of the American Geriatrics Society and the Gerontological Society of America.  She has been performing aging and dementia research for the past 25 years, and has been an Investigator and Clinical Director for many large longitudinal epidemiologic studies, including the internationally renowned Honolulu Heart Program, Honolulu-Asia Aging Study of dementia, Hawaii Lifespan Study, Hawaii Healthspan Study, and related offspring studies.  She was Clinical Director for the Women’s Health Initiative Hawaii Clinical Center, and Principal Investigator for an ancillary study, the Women’s Health Initiative Memory Study Hawaii Center.

Dr. Masaki is the Director of the John A. Hartford Foundation Center of Excellence in Geriatrics at the University of Hawaii, and a training grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.  She is Co-Principal Investigator for the Pacific Islands Geriatric Education Center (HRSA grant, PI 2008-13), and Co-Principal Investigator for the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (HRSA grant).  She was previously Principal Investigator of the Hawaii Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) grant from the NIA, which designated the University of Hawaii one of seven national training centers for aging research (2005-10).  She has a strong track record for mentoring medical students, residents, fellows and junior faculty in aging and dementia research.

Dr. Masaki has received numerous teaching and research awards, and was selected by Hawaii physicians to “The Best Doctors in America” 3 times.  She is a co-author on over 200 publications in scientific journals.

 

 

Influenza Vaccination, Surveillance and Reporting

February 7, 2018 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm HST.

Join us and learn more about the current 2017-2018 flu season, and get up to date information on vaccines and flu reporting requirements during this one hour program offered by the Healthcare Association of Hawaii, in partnership with the state of Hawaii Department of Health. It’s never too late to be better informed about the flu. Registration information coming soon.

Those attending the session will:

  • Describe the epidemiology and surveillance of influenza in Hawaii
  • Discuss common myths associated with the flu vaccine
  • Identify the influenza reporting procedure to the Hawaii Department of Health

Where:  HAH Board Room or GoToMeeting.

Speaker: Han Ha Youn, M.S., Influenza Surveillance and Response Coordinator, Disease Investigation Branch, Hawaii Department of Health.  Ms. Youn has earned a Master of Science degree in Medical Microbiology (Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology, and Pharmacology) from the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa. She is a member of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE). As a founding member of the Student Immunization Initiative at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Han Ha has been involved in efforts to increase vaccination rates. She has been working to improve the surveillance of influenza and other respiratory viruses in the state of Hawaii.

Registration is required.  Click here to register.
NOTE: Please note that in-person attendance/seating in the HAH Board Room is limited to twenty-five (25) individuals.  Participants may also join via GoToMeeting and conference call.  The GoToMeeting/Call-In method of participation is limited to the first 100 registrants.  Registration is first come, first served.

To join via GoToMeeting please click here.
For those who will be participating via GoToMeeting, you will need to call in by phone.  The toll free number is 1-800-920-7487, participant code is 959 30 91#.

Who Can Attend:  This program open only to HAH members (including affiliate and associate members) and their employees.

Cost: Free

Continuing Education Information:  This program is pending approval by the Oregon Nurses Association to award 1.0 nursing contact hour. The Oregon Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

State licensure boards have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses.

There is no conflict of interest for any planner or presenter with this learning activity.