The Consortium of New York Geriatric Education Centers (CNYGEC) is a group of four academic partners committed to training a wide range of health and human service professionals and interdisciplinary faculty throughout New York State. The consortium consists of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, New York University's College of Nursing, Columbia University's Stroud Center for Quality of Life in Health and Aging and Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, and the Hunter College Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging & Longevity. The consortium draws on the outstanding resources of five major teaching institutions, over 75 faculty, hundreds of clinical affiliates, and four major libraries.
Get Your Geriatric Scholar Certificate!!! Attend the 3 Core Days..
VA Hudson Valley Health Care System
Castle Point Campus
Castle Point, NY
October 1st, 8th, and 15th, 2013
Core Days are full-day trainings that provide interdisciplinary healthcare professionals the essentials of geriatrics and gerontology. These trainings will provide the participant with subject matter content information, demographic data, institutional and community care best practices, and resources. The Core Days are interactive so that learners can exchange ideas with faculty members.
Visions/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
New York, NY
October 25, 2013
Learn about the 4 major eye diseases among older adults; the impact of vision loss on quality of life for older adults; various adaptive devices and technologies that can be utilized by older adults; and how to communicate effectively with older adults with low vision. Additionally, there will be clinical skill labs on guiding techniques for individuals with visual impairment and how to make environmental adaptations.
See the list at the left to learn who should participate in CNYGEC.