Our educational and training goals are to develop and sustain competency-based interprofessional (IP) geriatric education for health care learners across the continuum of care, providing older adults with evidence-based high-quality, safe, and culturally competent care towards optimal health outcomes and well-being.
Advances in Aging
Offered monthly at our central location UAMC-South (since Fall 2012), in collaboration with South Campus Behavioral Health, PCOA and ASU Hartford Center, this one-hour Aging Grand Rounds hosts a variety of speakers and topics on aging issues. It is presented live with teleconferencing and video stream across the state.
Continuing Medical Education
Programs offered by the Center on Aging that can provide CME credit (varies).
ElderCare — An Interdisciplinary Resource for Providers
One-page fact sheets for providers describing key concepts in common geriatric syndromes and diseases.
Interprofessional Chief Residents Immersion Training (IPCRIT)
This annual weekend-long training program joins incoming chief residents with nurses, pharmacists, social workers and others to learn about clinical teaching and care of complex patients of all ages. Participants will work together to develop a Quality and Safety project.
Online Interactive Modules
Free 30-60 minute online learning modules on a variety of topics.
Nurses Improving Care for Healthcare Elders (NICHE)
A certificate training program for nurses and other health professionals working in geriatric care at the University of Arizona Medical Center.