May 13, 2014

Transitions of Care and the Older Adult

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Judith E. Hertz, PhD, RN, FNGNA, FAAN
Director of Nursing Graduate Studies
School of Nursing and Health Studies
Northern Illinois University

Description: This webinar explores the impact of transitions in care on older adults’ health and well-being.  Recognition of care transitions and factors that contribute to negative and positive outcomes in older adults will be discussed.  An emphasis will be placed on evidence-based resources, tools and interventions that promote positive outcomes. Guidelines for managing relocation to a new home, a specific type of transition, will also be highlighted.

June 2014 -TBD

Introduction to Herbal Use and Older Adults

1:00pm- 2:00pm EST

Description:  This webinar will provide an introduction to the use of dietary and herbal supplements in the Unites States. Current herbal supplement use in older adults and related safety concerns will be addressed. Two commonly used herbal supplements (Ginkgo biloba and Ginseng) will also be discussed. Strategies for educating patients about herbal supplement use will also be explored.

July 24, 2014

Health Literacy and Older Adults

1:00pm- 2:00pm EST

Jacqueline Close, PhD, RN, GCNS-BC, FNGNA
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Gerontology
Medical/Surgical/Telemetry Units
Pomerado Hospital

November 6, 2014

Medication Compliance and Adherence and the Older Adult

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
Caryl Mayo MS, RN, FNGNA
Assoc Professor Nursing
University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College


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Webinar Series

The Hartford Instiute for Geriatric Nursing has partnered with the National Gerontological Nursing Association to launch a webinar series to improve nursing care for older adults.

The one-hour webinars will be held every month, and then archived on the Hartford Institute e-Learning center (

The webinars, presented by expert faculty from NGNA and HIGN, will present clinical topics relevant to improving the delivery of healthcare to older adults, covering topics such as patient- and family-centered care approach to delirium, fall prevention, medication management, and diabetes management.  Partners of HIGN and members of NGNA will be able to access these webinars and other resources developed by the Hartford Institute, including the Geronotological Nursing Certification Review Course and other online learning modules, at discounted rates.

Please find the list of 2014 webinars in the left hand panel.

The New York University College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.




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