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Teaching and Learning to Care - Training for Caregivers in Long Term Care:

Please visit the following link to find online modules for the purposes of training caregivers on the geriatric topics of falls, pressure ulcers, adverse drug events, cognitive loss, behavior in dementia, palliative care, continence, pain, and oral health.

Training Materials - Modules



Dementia Training Materials

The following non-508-compliant educational materials were developed as part of the GEC Dementia Supplement Grant. 508-compliant versions of these materials can be found on the Health Resources and Services Administration's website.

 

When It's Not Dementia: Other Conditions That Impair Cognitive Performance

Presenters:

Christine Bradway, PhD, RN
Associate Professor of Gerontological Nursing, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Joel E. Streim, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine/University of Pennsylvania & PhiladelphiaVA Medical Center

File type: PowerPoint

Drs. Bradway and Streim presented When It’s Not Dementia: Other Conditions That Impair Cognitive Performance at the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging's 2012 regional conference.


Paying for Dementia Care

Presenter:

Mary Ann Forciea, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine/University of Pennsylvania

File type: PowerPoint

Dr. Forciea presented Paying for Dementia Care at the Interprofessional Geriatric Education and Practice Institute held on June 4, 2012 at Thomas Jefferson University. This educational offering was co-sponsored by the Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware Geriatric Education Center and the Geriatric Education Center of Greater Philadelphia. The focus of this half-day seminar was “Solving Challenges in Dementia Care.”

Dementia and Aging

Presenter:

Steven Huege, M.D
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

File type: PowerPoint

Dr. Huege presented Dementia and Aging at the Interprofessional Geriatric Education and Practice Institute held on June 4, 2012 at Thomas Jefferson University. This educational offering was co-sponsored by the Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware Geriatric Education Center and the Geriatric Education Center of Greater Philadelphia. The focus of this half-day seminar was “Solving Challenges in Dementia Care.”

 

Making Sense of Behavioral Symptoms in Nursing Home Residents: Alternatives to Antipsychotic Drug Use

Presenter:

Joel E. Streim, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine/University of Pennsylvania & Philadelphia VA Medical Center

File type: PowerPoint

Dr. Streim presented Making Sense of Behavioral Symptoms in Nursing Home Residents: Alternatives to Antipsychotic Drug Use on a webinar that was held on February 20, 2012. The Geriatric Education Center of Greater Philadelphia worked with the Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware Geriatric Education Center (EPaD-GEC) and Quality Insights of Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia-area Quality Improvement Organization. Emily R. Hajjar, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, CGP, of the EPaD-GEC presented Appropriate vs. Unnecessary Antipsychotic Drug Use as part of this webinar.