Primary Care of Older Adults for Registered Nurses (PCOA-RN) Series



17.0 Nursing Continuing Professional Development Contact Hours


Interactive Courses

Target Audience

  • Interprofessionals
  • Registered Nurses


This series was developed to increase the age-sensitive healthcare knowledge and skills of primary care nurses. These courses promote team-based, coordinated, patient-centered, and evidence-based care that is responsive to the particular needs of older adults.


The modules in this series can be completed individually or altogether. Nursing continuing professional development contact hours will be provided for each of the modules.

Individuals who complete this series will be able to:

  1. Describe the uniqueness of the delivery of primary care for older adults.  
  2. Incorporates the principles of population health in delivering primary care to older adults.
  3. Describe the varying conditions older adults may present with while receiving primary care.
  4. Apply the patient and family centered-care model in creating and implementing care plans.
  5. Apply the 4Ms in providing quality care for older adults. 

Click below to purchase individual courses. 

Annual Wellness Visit

Dementia- Collaborative Care Approach to Memory Disorders 

Advance Directives 

Palliative and Hospice Care 

Practical Guide to Health Care Financing 

Distinguishing Dementia, Delirium, and Depression 

Person and Family-Centered Care

Health Promotion: Health Literacy

Health Promotion: Population Health 

Mistreatment Detection and Older Adults 

Substance Misuse in Older Adults 

Falls and Fall Prevention 

Medication Management in Older Adults 

Persistent Pain in Older Adults 

Skin Disorders in Older Adults 

Sensory Changes in Older Adults 

Atypical Presentation of Illness in Older Adults 

Pain, Opioids and Older Adults

Primary Care of Older Adults for Registered Nurses (PCOA-RN)