COA-LTC (RN-IP): Transitional Care for Older Adults
1.0 Nursing Continuing Education Contact Hour
- Registered Nurses
This module will focus on transitional care for older adults. This includes recognizing the leading indicator and cause of rising healthcare costs in the United States, describing factors that both impede and enhance transitions in care from the acute care setting to home, subacute care, and long-term care, and describing the age-friendly 4Ms. After completing this module, professionals will be able to understand interprofessional team members roles in promoting smooth transitions across healthcare settings.
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.