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Community Education & Resources

Pennsylvania People:
A Portrait of Family-Centered Alzheimer’s Care
Produced by WPSU-FM, Penn State Public Broadcasting
Pioneer Network
National Council on Aging
Global Action on Aging

Geriatric Education Resources

CHAMP: Advancing Home Care Excellence
Dementia Online Series
Developed by the Arizona State University College of Nursing & Health Innovation
Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders
Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist Competencies for Older Adult Care (.pdf file)
Try This Series
Assessment Instrument Series
Developed by the University of Iowa Geriatric Education Center
GERI Pearls
Downloadable pocket cards developed by the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Geriatrics
Online Geriatrics University (GeriU)
e-learning content funded by the Florida Teaching Nursing Home Program
Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe)
Center for Nursing Excellence in Long-Term Care

John A Hartford Foundation Resources

Retooling for an Aging America: Building the Health Care Workforce (book)
A book offered by the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Nine Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence
The John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing
The John A. Hartford Foundation
Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity

Nursing Associations

American Association of Colleges of Nursing
National Gerontological Nursing Association
National Institute of Nursing Research

Gerontological Societies and Associations

The Gerontological Society of America
The American Geriatrics Society
American Society on Aging
National Institute on Aging

Penn State Links

Penn State Hershey Medical Center – Geriatric Nursing and Resources
The Center for Healthy Aging at Penn State
The College of Health and Human Development at Penn State
The College of Nursing at Penn State
Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health

General Resources

National Institute of Mental Health
Pennsylvania Rural Health Association
Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center