Care of Older Adults in Home Care Series: RN Modules (COA-HC-RN)

Price

Course CE Credits

10.0 Nursing Continuing Education Contact Hours

Course Format

Asynchronous

Course Target Audience

  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Registered Nurses

Course Description

This series was developed to assure that interprofessional team members have the knowledge to care for older adults in the home. These modules promote team-based, coordinated, person-centered, evidence-based, quality home care for older adults. The modules in this series were created by The Hartford Institute of Geriatric Nursing (HIGN) at New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing, in partnership with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York.

Overview

The Hartford Institute of Geriatric Nursing (HIGN) at New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing, in partnership with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, developed this program to assure that interprofessional team members have the knowledge to care for older adults in the home.

These modules promote team-based, coordinated, person-centered, evidence-based, quality home care for older adults.

Available modules are listed below.  You will need to login to an existing account or create a new one to view the modules.

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Registered Nurse Series*

COA-HC-RN 1: Introduction to Interprofessional Collaborative Practice

COA-HC-RN 2: Person-Centered Care 

COA-HC-RN 3: Health Promotion 

COA-HC-RN 4: Persistent Pain among Older Adults 

COA-HC-RN 5: Medication Management for Older Adults 

COA-HC-RN 6: Chronic Conditions among Older Adults 

COA-HC-RN 7: Typical and Atypical Presentation of Illness in Older Adults 

COA-HC-RN 8: Dementia, Delirium and Depression in Older Adults 

COA-HC-RN 9: Palliative and Hospice Care for Older Adults 

COA-HC-RN 10: Preventing, Recognizing, and Treating Sepsis in Older Adults 

 

*Continuing education credit is available upon successful completion of a module.

 

Course Learning Objectives

After viewing this module you will be able to:

  1. Differentiate between care coordination and disease management
  2. Describe characteristics of care coordination
  3. Recognize the role of care coordination in establishing working partnerships
  4. Describe risk stratified care coordination
  5. Distinguish between the levels of care coordination

Author

Executive Director and Professor Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at NYU Rory Myers College of Nursing

Dr. Cortes’ distinguished career spans executive leadership, nursing education, research and practice. She has provided significant contributions to advancing health care, particularly for those people with limited access to the health care system. Significantly, she has developed collaborative models with advanced practice nurses and physicians in traditional as well as non-traditional settings to enhance the care of the American older adult population.

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