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Announcing the Hartford Institute Primary Care of Older Adults (PCOA) Initiative

If you are a Nurse Practitioner (NP) faculty teaching Primary Care to students, PCOA has learning modules for your academic practice.  

The goal of the Primary Care of Older Adults (PCOA) Initiative is to build the capacity of the healthcare workforce in geriatrics. The PCOA course modules are a valuable resource to enhance your knowledge and skills to provide the most effective quality care to your older patients.

PCOA is administered through the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing (HIGN) at New York University College of Nursing. To learn more and to register, click here.

Upcoming Trainings

AANY and NYSOFA present a Professional Development Webinar Series
In the month of October, there will be 5 webinars free of charge. Check them out here.

Panel discussion video by tribal care providers
This video is of the panel discussion by tribal care providers who have used the REACH into Indian Country program. The program is an award winning, evidence-based program to support caregivers of patients with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.


Featured Programs

Geriatric Scholars Community
Geriatric Scholars Community is a virtual learning community for primary care providers and staff. It facilitates interactive, interdisciplinary learning and fosters an environment that allows health care staff to join a community of practice. Flexible course materials include archived webinars, videos, discussion forums, and comprehensive toolkits for download.

Log onto and create a free user profile, then you may join any course at no cost.   More courses to follow. 

CME are available for the following course modules:

End of Life
Interdisciplinary Teamwork


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