Free Online Accredited Learning  in Interprofessional Geriatrics Program

Earn free Continuing Education Credits

 Upon completion of each module you can immediately print a “Continuing Education Credit” certificate

Our website serves as a portal to our Online Accredited Learning  in Interprofessional Geriatrics (ENGAGE-IL-OALIG) Program.

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  • Simply click “Register Here/ Log In” to register or log in for our Online Accredited Learning in Interprofessional Geriatrics
  • This on-line program offers a menu of 32 a-la-carte modules on topics related to the care of older adults
  • Take one or all of our modules!
  • Receive continuing education credit for your discipline (Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy)
  • Complete post-evaluation survey and receive free CEUs. The CE certificate can be immediately printed upon module completion.

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disease_self-managementPromoting wellness is integral to improving health and quality of life for older adults while assisting them to better self-manage their chronic illnesses. These modules take an interprofessional approach to promoting wellness by educating health professionals to better care for older adults (Geriatric Assessment; Nutrition; Oral HealthSleep Quality; and coming soon: Sexuality) and manage common conditions (Common Acquired Hospital Complications; Managing Multiple Chronic ConditionsPain Management; Drug Therapy in Older Adults; and coming soon: Dementia; Older Adults with Visual, Hearing and Cognitive Impairment; Urinary Incontinence ) in a variety of health care settings Transitional Care; Palliative Care.

psychosocialThere are unique psychosocial changes and needs that arise with aging. These modules address common negative consequences associated with psychosocial functioning and aging including Depression and Delirium  and Elder Abuse and Self-Neglect. These modules also promote wellness and improve quality of life by educating health professionals to address the psychosocial needs of older adults and families at the end of life (End of Life: Hospice and Advance Directives ; The Dying Process).

patient_family-engagementAn important aspect of wellness is inclusion of issues of safety and engagement with families and the community. These modules connect the concepts of wellness and safety Fall Prevention, Driving Safety; Medication Managementand community services (Community Based Home Care). The modules educate health professionals to enhance patients’ relationships Communication Among Patients and Practitioners, while addressing the needs of families and caregivers Caregiver Burden.

population-healthPopulation health focuses on interrelated conditions and factors that influence the health of the older adult population over the life course. This module educates health professionals on the physiology of aging (Process of Aging), complex healthcare systems Community Services: Access and Payment Systems; Geriatric Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and lifestyle and cultural aspects of aging (Physical Activity and the Older Adult and coming soon: LGBTQIA Older Adults).

Individual Modules