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Hartford Institute Primary Care of Older Adults (HIPCOA)
The goal of HIPCOA is to build the capacity of the healthcare workforce in geriatrics. This will be accomplished by a multi-modal education intervention aimed at improving the knowledge and skill sets of primary care providers, faculty members and students. Through the creation, testing, and nationwide dissemination of a series of primary care-focused online learning modules, the PCOA program will create a systematic approach to embed in primary care settings patient- and family-centered and evidence-based care that is responsive to the particular needs of older adults.

The Project is managed by the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing (HIGN) at New York University College of Nursing, in coordination with the Consortium of New York Geriatric Education Centers (CNYGEC) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) and the National Nurses Care Consortium (NNCC).

This project is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration. Learn more.


Upcoming Trainings

Core Days at the James J. Peters VAMC
Bronx, NY - October 15, 22, 29, 2014
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Eldercare Workforce Alliance Senate Briefing:  It Takes A Team!

Thursday, October 30, 9:30am
Russell Senate Office Building, Room 385
2 Constitution Avenue NE
Washington, DC
Hear from experienced members of the eldercare team as they present on the challenges we face as an aging nation and the opportunities for Congress ensure the entire health care team is competent to care for older adults.
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