Courses and Case Studies
The following listing includes courses and case studies developed by the Hartford Institute in collaboration with a panel of geriatric experts, the Oral Health Nursing Education and Practice Initiative (OHNEP) and the NICHE Program. Please visit this page for updated content.
Integrating the Geriatric Surgery Verification (GSV) Program with the 4Ms: Discharge Case Study
The Integrating the Geriatric Surgery Verification (GSV) Program with the 4Ms: Discharge Case Study includes a case overview of an older adult patient having surgery. The Geriatric Surgery Verification Program standards and 4Ms framework are built into the case study.
APRN Case Study Series
Each case study is evolving in nature, problem-oriented, tutorial in style, provides answers and rationale, provides patient information, and is followed by questions related to data, assessment, diagnoses and plans of care.
APRN Case Study: Anemia and Chronic Kidney Disease
This case study identifies risk factors for anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease, and allows learners to complete a comprehensive anemia work up and initiate and monitor a treatment plan for anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease.
APRN Case Study: COPD and Weight Loss
In completion of this case study, learners will be able to recognize the inability to maintain weight as a multi-faceted problem in older adults, assess and diagnose age-specific changes in nutrition and hydration status in an older adult, and devise an individualized management plan for an older person with weight loss issues. This case study will also show learners how to make the appropriate referrals and follow-ups to inter-professional providers in both the health and social service fields.