Ageless Wisdom (Non-Train the Trainer)- 8/3/2022
Ageless Wisdom is an interactive and experiential geriatric sensitivity training program offering a wide array of audiences including health care professionals, health care students, caregivers, employees from a variety of organizations, and other community members. The program consists of the following segments: sensory changes, changes in cognition, psychological changes, functional changes, social changes, diversity and aging, and myths about again.
To accompany this training, supplies will be mailed out to participants. As a result, registration will close one week ahead of the training date. Please make sure that the address connected with your CCEHS account is the address where these supplies should be mailed.
Individuals who participate in this version of Ageless Wisdom will not become Ageless Wisdom trainers.
Note: For accommodation requests, questions about this program, and/or its set-up, please contact UPMC Senior Services at UPMCSeniorServices@UPMC.edu or 866-430-8742. However, we may be limited in responding to questions the day of the program.
1. Identify and experience normal changes as we age
2. Identify and experience changes as a result of disease and disability associated with the aging process
3. Discuss golden rules that outline strategies to manage the changes
4. Help the audience to view aging as a positive experience
Ronnie Edwards MSW, LSW
Education and Consultative Services of UPMC Senior Services
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.
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.
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 3.0 continuing education credits.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 3.0 contact hours.
Social Work (ASWB)
This program is offered for 3.0 hours of social work continuing education.
Other Health Care Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 3.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 3.00 ASWB
- 3.00 Attendance