Upcoming Education


 July 26, 2017 Teepa Snow: A Positive Approach to Dementia Care
8:00 am – 4:30 pm, The Queen’s Conference Center

HAH is proud to welcome Teepa Snow, occupational therapist and a leading expert in dementia care. Teepa’s unique and innovative teaching methods, along with her extensive knowledge of how dementia develops over time, have helped a multitude of caregivers and family members maintain positive and meaningful relationships with loved ones throughout their journey with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

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August 2, 2017  Geriatric Depression and Dementia Webinar
10:00 – 11:00 am HST

Join us as Dr. Aida Wen gives a clinical presentation on depression in the elderly, addressing depressive symptoms confounded by dementia and medical illness. She’ll discuss early vs. late-life depression, the course of depression in dementia, behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia, screening strategies for different cognitive levels, and both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic strategies for managing depression in our kupuna.

Those attending the session will:

  1. Recognize the challenges in the diagnosis of depression in the elderly
  2. Understand how dementia impacts the presentation and treatment of depression
  3. Explore comprehensive strategies for the treatment of depression in the elderly

Target Audience:
Healthcare professionals including Social Workers, Nurses, Caregivers, and Administrators

1.0 contact hour

This program is approved by National Association of Social Workers – Hawai`i Chapter (Approval HI62792017-144) for up to 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 involved with this learning activity.

Webinar Cost:
$29 for HAH members
$39 for Non-members

Register Now!  Be sure to complete both steps – registration and payment.
  1. Click here to register for the webinar.
  2. Click here to pay via credit card.


If paying by check, make check out to HHERF and mail to:
Healthcare Association of Hawaii
707 Richards Street, PH2
Honolulu, HI 96813

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

Certificate of Completion:
In order to receive a Certificate of Completion, each participant must individually register for the webinar, pay the registration fee, log on and attend the webinar, and complete the quiz/evaluation form after the webinar.

Please note:
Do not share your webinar link; it is unique to you.
You are welcome to have others join you to view the webinar; however, only individuals who register and complete the above requirements will be eligible for CE credit.

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

About Dr. Aida Wen

Dr. Aida Wen received her medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.  She completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Mount Auburn Hospital Harvard Medical School in Cambridge, MA, and fellowship training in Geriatric Medicine at Harvard Medical School.  She is board certified in Geriatrics and Palliative Care, and a certified Medical Director for nursing homes.  She is an Associate Professor at the Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, at the University of Hawaii and serves as the Program Director for the Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program. She is the Principal Investigator of the HRSA funded Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program, which strives to enhance Geriatric training for all health professionals, and to integrate geriatrics into primary care. She is also the Medical Director of Manoa Cottage Kaimuki Nursing Facility, a nursing facility dedicated to dementia care, and the Medical Director at The Villas Skilled Nursing Facility.  She is the President and founder of the Hawaii Medical Directors Association. She is passionate about improving dementia care and nursing home care, striving to help patients and providers make the journey through this difficulty diagnosis as gracefully as possible.


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