The Consortium of New York Geriatric Education Centers in partnership with the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, NYU College of Nursing, offers trainings that provide interdisciplinary healthcare professionals the essentials of geriatrics and gerontology. These trainings provide the participant with subject matter content information, demographic data, institutional and community care best practices, and resources.
The CNYGEC offers an online option of learning modules for individuals from nursing, medicine, social sciences, clergy, pharmacy, mental health and other disciplines.
Core Day 1: Age Sensitivity and Communicating with Older Adults
Core Day 1: AGING: An Overview
Core Day 1: Cultural Competence and Chronic Disease Management of Older Adults
Core Day 1: Health Literacy and Older Adults
Core Day 1: Swallowing Disorders and Management of Older Patients
Core Day 2: Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
Core Day 2: Interdisciplinary Assessment of the Older Person
Core Day 2: Medicaid Update and Protecting the Family Home
Core Day 2: Overview of Dementia
Core Day 2: Settings in Care and Transitions- MACE
Core Day 3: Chronic Disease in the Older Adult
Core Day 3: Internet Geriatric Resources
Core Day 3: Medication Management in the Older Adult- An Overview
Core Day 3: Risk Factors for Poor Outcomes in Older Adults: Iatrogenesis, Frailty, Geriatric Syndromes, and Atypical Presentation of Illness
Core Day 3: Compliance vs. Adherence: Consequences for Older Adults
Core Day 3: Some Preventive Measures for the Elderly
Core Day 3: Palliative Care and Ethical Issues in Treatment Decision Making
Elective: Dementia and Collaborative Care
Elective: Dental Managment of Older Adults
Elective: Managing Emergencies with Older Adults
*Prices range from $15 - $20 per section.