Age Friendly Health Systems: The 4Ms and Mercy
Age Friendly Health Systems: 4Ms and Mercy
UPMC Mercy is committed to providing excellence in the care of older adults. The 4Ms of the Age Friendly framework developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) provides the map to guide UPMC Mercy in this journey. This program will provide an overview of what an Age Friendly Health System means and how the 4Ms are relevant to the work of nursing and care management.
Care management, nursing and social work
By the completion of this session, participants should be able to: ( minimum of 3 objectives)
- Define an Age Friendly Health System
- Identify the 4Ms of Age Friendly Health Systems
- Recognize the role in care management and nursing in providing age friendly care by supporting the 4Ms.
Virtual program with optional seating for 8 people in 2408
Melissa Jones, MSN, RN, CDP, Geriatric PNS UPMC Mercy
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Social Work (LSW/LCSW/LPC/LMFT)
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 continuing education credits.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 ASWB
- 1.00 Attendance