October Lunch and Learn Announced

Lunch and LearnHospice of the Red River Valley invites health care professionals to its October Lunch and Learn on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, from noon-1 p.m.

Lindsay J. Hines, PhD, neuropsychologist, with Sanford Health Brain and Spine Center will present, “Competency Testing for Vulnerable Adults.”

In this session, participants will learn about neuropsychological evaluations as they pertain to the diagnosis of dementia and medical decision making and the need for conservator or guardianship for vulnerable adults. Participants will also learn what is involved in cognitive testing, including the role of age, medical conditions and related referral questions. The session will explore the timeline and setting (hospital vs. outpatient) associated with cognitive testing.

Hospice of the Red River Valley is an approved provider of continuing education for social workers in North Dakota. This program has been approved for 1 contact hour for social workers.

For your convenience, Lunch and Learns will be held in five Hospice of the Red River Valley Office locations:

      • Fargo – 1701 38th Street SW, Fargo, N.D.
      • Detroit Lakes* – 1111 Highway 10, Detroit Lakes, Minn.
      • Grand Forks* – 2860 10th Avenue N., Ste. 400, Grand Forks, N.D.
      • Lisbon* – 415 Main Street, Lisbon, N.D.
      • Valley City* – 1240 W. Main Street, Valley City, N.D.


*The Detroit Lakes, Grand Forks, Lisbon and Valley City office locations will be connected via videoconference to the Fargo office where the live presentation will take place.

This event is free and open to all health care professionals, but pre-registration is required because space is limited. Participants may bring their own lunches; coffee and water will be provided.

RSVP to Missy Haut: melissa.haut@hrrv.org or (701) 356-1563 one week prior to the Lunch and Learn, and indicate which location you will be attending.

Lunch and Learns will be held on January 21, March 11, May 20, July 15, October 21 and November 18 from noon-1 p.m. Specific topics and descriptions will be shared closer to each date.