Price: Free
Course Expiration: 
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Course CE Credits: 
0.5 Nursing Contact Hour
Course Format: 
Course Target audience: 
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
Physician Assistants
Course Description: 

This module will discuss the purpose and components of the "Welcome to Medicare" Visit, identify immunizations recommended for older adults, and describe health promotion strategies to keep older adults healthy and prevent disease.

Course Learning Objectives: 

After viewing this module, participants will be able to discuss:

  • The “Welcome to Medicare” Visit
  • The Medicare Annual Wellness Visit recommendations (first and subsequent visits)
  • The Annual Physical Examination
  • Health promotion strategies to keep older adults healthy and prevent disease (primary prevention)
Course Disclaimer: 

The author, planning committee, and reviewers have no financial or other conflicts of interest related to this course. There is no sponsorship or commercial support used for this course.

There is no "off label" usage of drugs or products discussed in this course.

Often both generic and trade names may be used in some courses. Trade names may be referred to in a course to promote familiarity and does not suggest endorsement of any individual product over another.

Author: Sherry A. Greenberg, PhD, MSN, GNP-BC
Fellow, Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, NYU College of Nursing