CNYGEC: Risk Factors for Poor Outcomes in Older Adults


Course Format

Recorded Webinar

Course Target Audience

  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Interprofessional
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Primary Care Practitioners- NPs
  • Registered Nurses
  • Social Work

Course Description

This 2012 webinar outlines four areas that place older adults at risk for poor outcomes: iatrogenesis, components of frailty in older adults, geriatric syndromes (including cognitive impairments such as Dementia), and the characteristics of atypical presentation of illness in older adults.


Note: The current price reflects a 30% discount to support education during the COVID-19 crisis. The original price is $15.00.

The Consortium of New York Geriatric Education Centers (CNYGEC) with its partner the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing (HIGN) at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing offers trainings that provide the essentials of geriatrics and gerontology. These trainings provide the participant with subject matter content information, demographic data, institutional and community care best practices, and resources. 

Course Learning Objectives

After viewing this webinar, you will be able to:

  1. Discuss context of care for older adults
  2. Understand iatrogenesis
  3. Understand frailty and its implications for older adults
  4. Discuss and identify geriatric syndromes
  5. Understand atypical presentation of illness
  6. Identify older adults with cognitive changes as an “at risk” population

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