Starting Points to Navigating Community Resources

March 2, 2022

Program start date and time: March 2, 2022 from 1-2pm EST

Where does a professional start when a consumer wants to age in place or find long-term care resources? Where does someone begin to navigate community resources? What are the starting places?

The goal of this presentation will be to answer these questions and more.

Questions are welcome!

For programs about this program, please contact UPMC Senior Services at UPMCSeniorServices@UPMC.edu. Please note that we may be limited in the questions that we can answer the day of the program.

Target Audience

Nurses

Social workers

Learning Objectives

By the completion of this session, participants should be able to:  

  1. Provide a comprehensive discussion on available community resources
  2. Discuss resources available through the Area Agency on Aging
  3. Discuss resources that can impact family caregivers and care partners
  4. Provide guidance on education tools available for staff, older adults, families, etc.
  5. Discuss new or changed resources that have been impacted during COVID-19
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC 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
Course opens: 
02/01/2022
Course expires: 
04/29/2022
Event starts: 
03/02/2022 - 1:00pm EST
Event ends: 
03/02/2022 - 2:00pm EST

Where does a professional start when a consumer wants to age in place or find long-term care resources? Where does someone begin to navigate community resources? What are the starting places?

The goal of this presentation will be to answer these questions and more.

By the completion of this session, participants should be able to:  

  1. Provide a comprehensive discussion on available community resources
  2. Discuss resources available through the Area Agency on Aging
  3. Discuss resources that can impact family caregivers and care partners
  4. Provide guidance on education tools available for staff, older adults, families, etc.
  5. Discuss new or changed resources that have been impacted during COVID-19
Teams Meeting
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

This program will occur as a Microsoft Teams meeting. Individuals can join through the Teams app, a web browser (suggested browsers are Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome; no software download is required), or through their phone.

Ronnie Edwards MSW, LSW

Aging Coordinator

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 1.0 continuing education credits

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.

Social Work (ASWB)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.

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.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC 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
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Required Hardware/software

Microsoft Teams