USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Center and Research Institute

Education and Training

Workshops at the Byrd Institute

Workshops are conducted throughout the year at the Institute on topics pertaining to Alzheimer's disease and caregiver issues. In addition to health care and service providers, workshops are also conducted for first responders, faith-based groups, support group leaders and more. Please check the Calendar of Events for upcoming events.

Customized workshops and educational programs

Customized workshops can be designed to meet the specific educational needs of your staff, organization or group. They can be conducted at the Byrd Institute in Tampa or at your location. Please email Eileen Poiley, ( Director of Education at the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute to discuss program options, topics and cost.

Annual Summer Geriatric Health Care Conference

The annual conference will not be held this June 2020.  We will be planning a conference at a later date and will post information on the website. If you would like to be placed on a list to receive an email update, please email Eileen Poiley.




USF is approved by the following organizations as an accredited provider of continuing education:

  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling
  • Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators
  • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy Florida Board of Psychology

Continuing education training and certificates of attendance are also provided for:

  • Assisted Living Facility Administrators
  • Care Managers
  • Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Professional Guardians
  • Ombudsmen
  • Service providers
  • Others in the field of aging (staff at Area Agencies on Aging, Department of Health, Department of Aging, adult day care centers, etc.)