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.


PCOA-RN 8A: Health Promotion: Health Literacy

This course focuses on the importance of health literacy on health promotion in primary care.


PCOA-RN 7: Person and Family Centered Care

This course explains how person and family-centered care (PFCC) differs from other models of care.


PCOA-RN 6: Distinguishing Dementia, Delirium and Depression

This course reviews and compares the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders’ (DSM-IV and DSM-V) criteria for dementia, delirium and depression.


PCOA-RN 5: Practical Guide to Health Care Financing

The course reviews Medicare and Medicaid, including benefit requirements and payment schedules. It will describe the impact these benefits and personal finances has on health care options for older adults.

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