Resource Links

Community Education & Resources

Pennsylvania People:
A Portrait of Family-Centered Alzheimers Care
wpsu.org/radio/single_entry/LL-3347/stories
Produced by WPSU-FM, Penn State Public Broadcasting
Pioneer Network
www.pioneernetwork.net/Providers/ForNurses
National Council on Aging
www.ncoa.org
Global Action on Aging
www.globalaging.org

Geriatric Education Resources

CHAMP: Advancing Home Care Excellence
www.champ-program.org
ConsultGeriRN.org
www.consultgerirn.org/
Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders (NICHE)
www.nicheprogram.org/
Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist Competencies for Older Adult Care
www.aacn.nche.edu/Education/pdf/APNCompetencies.pdf (.pdf file)
Try This Series
Assessment Instrument Series
www.hartfordign.org/practice/try_this/
GeriaSims
Developed by the University of Iowa Geriatric Education Center
www.healthcare.uiowa.edu/igec/resources-educators-professionals/geriasims/Default.asp
GERI Pearls
Downloadable pocket cards developed by the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Geriatrics
www.unmc.edu/intmed/geriatrics/geri_pearls.htm
Online Geriatrics University (GeriU)
e-learning content funded by the Florida Teaching Nursing Home Program
www.geriu.org
Portal of Geriatric Online Education (POGOe)
www.pogoe.org
Center for Nursing Excellence in Long-Term Care
www.centerfornursingexcellence.org

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
www.geriatricnursing.org/hcgne/hcgne.asp
The John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing
www.hartfordign.org
The John A. Hartford Foundation
www.jhartfound.org
Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity
www.geriatricnursing.org

Nursing Associations

American Association of Colleges of Nursing
www.aacn.nche.edu
National Gerontological Nursing Association
www.ngna.org
National Institute of Nursing Research
www.ninr.nih.gov

Gerontological Societies and Associations

The Gerontological Society of America
www.geron.org
The American Geriatrics Society
www.americangeriatrics.org
American Society on Aging
www.asaging.org
National Institute on Aging
www.nia.nih.gov

Penn State Links

Penn State Hershey Medical Center - Geriatric Nursing and Resources
nursing.hmc.psu.edu/web/guest/nursing/patientcare/geriatricnursing
The Center for Healthy Aging at Penn State
healthyaging.psu.edu/
The College of Health and Human Development at Penn State
www.hhdev.psu.edu
The College of Nursing at Penn State
www.nursing.psu.edu
Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health
porh.psu.edu

General Resources

National Institute of Mental Health
www.nimh.nih.gov
Pennsylvania Rural Health Association
www.paruralhealth.org
Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center
www.paahec.org