COA-LTC (RN-IP): Medicare Annual Wellness Visits and Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Older Adults



1.0 Nursing Continuing Education Contact Hour


After completing this module, health care professionals will be able to identify the purpose and components of the Welcome to Medicare Preventive Visit, the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit, and an annual health care physical. The course also describes health promotion and disease prevention strategies, and includes recommended immunizations for older adults.


Audience: RN/IP

Care of Older Adults in the Long-Term Care Setting (COA-LTC) is a series created by the Hartford Institute of Geriatric Nursing (HIGN) at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, in partnership with ArchCare, the Continuing Care Community of the Archdiocese of New York. The program was created to assure that all healthcare team members have the knowledge to care for older adults in long-term care settings. The program promotes team-based, coordinated, person-centered, evidence-based care for older adults.