Creating and Maintaining an Inclusive Older Adult Experience

May 20, 2020

Join UPMC Senior Services for an opportunity to learn more about the 2020 census and the impact on services for older adults.  

This is free event, however social workers seeking credit will be charged $10 to cover the cost of a certificate and credit will issued separately  from the University of Pittsburgh. 

Target Audience

This program is open to the community and healthcare professionals caring for older adults.  

Learning Objectives

 

Upon completion of the program, the attendee will be able to:

  • Learn how the census impacts communities.
  • Discuss the financial implications of a low participation rate.
  • Discuss how health care professionals can help make sure there is a fair and accurate count.
  • Learn about the Area Agency on Aging and its role in the community.
  • Learn about the services offered by the Area Agency on Aging.
  • Discuss who can be served by the Area Agency on Aging.
  • Discuss how healthcare professionals can work with the Area Agency on Aging.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
04/17/2020
Course expires: 
05/23/2020
Event starts: 
05/20/2020 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
05/20/2020 - 11:00am
Cost:
$1.00
Virtual via MS Teams Live
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Mr. Heywood

Ms. Mooney

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.

Nursing (CNE)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 2 contact hours.

Social Work

This program is offered for 2.0 hours of social work continuing education through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh's School of Social Work, a Council on Social Work Education-accredited school and, therefore, a PA pre-approved provider of social work continuing education. These credit hours satisfy requirements for
LSW/LCSV LPC and LMFT biennial license renewal. For information on social work continuing education call (412) 624-6902.

Other Healthcare 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.

 Nursing Home Administrator credits have been applied for through the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators. 

Available Credit

  • 2.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 2.00 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
Please login or register to take this course.

You will receive a MS Team calendar invite one week prior to the event from UPMC Senior Services.

For questions about the program, please contact Ronnie Edwards @ edwardsr@upmc.edu

Required Hardware/software

This program will be virtual via MS Teams Live.  To access the program you must register with a valid email to receive an invitation to participate. The invite will be sent  1 week in advance of the program.