Geriatric-Competent Care: Introduction to Geriatric-Competent Care

Event Start Date: August 20, 2014 - 4:00 PM EDT
Event End Date: August 20, 2014 - 5:15 PM EDT

You can view the webinar recording below. Supporting documents such as webinar slides, transcript, and additional resources are available to download by scrolling to the attachments section below.

This first webinar presents universal competencies that are fundamental to quality geriatrics care, across disciplines and care settings. These include: understanding what is unique about the health and care of older adults; prevention, diagnosis, and management of geriatric syndromes (e.g., incontinence, falls, gait and balance disorders, dementia); care transitions; medication management; maintaining older adults’ function and well-being; working with older adults and families to set care goals; coordinating care with an interdisciplinary team; and providing social services and supports.

The following resources have been included for your convenience:

  1. Webinar Presentation
  2. Speaker Biographies
  3. Webinar Q&A
  4. Webinar Transcript
  5. Brief – Geriatric-Competent Care: Introduction to Geriatric-Competent Care
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