Guides and Competencies

The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing offers a variety of guides, competencies, tool-kits, and best practices related to the care of older adults. 

Best Practices- Hartford Institute

Best Practices

This section contains two best practice guidelines to promote healthy aging: Best Practices and Resources for the Primary Care of the Older Adult (1) and Care of the Older Adult with Chronic Disease (2). 

Competencies Hartford Institute


This section contains a curriculum map with AACN competencies, hospital competencies, and baccalaureate nursing competencies. 

Guide Index

Guide Index

The guide index includes a curriculum guide for faculty, guidance for older patients in HIV care, and a volunteer health corps guide. 

GITT 2.0 Toolkit Hartford Institute

GITT 2.0 Toolkit

The GITT 2.0 Model aims to improve patient/caregiver-centered outcomes, healthcare costs, and overall population health by promoting interprofessional teams in practice-academic collaboratives.