Aging Institute: Navigating Resources

July 14, 2020

 

Presentation and discussion of community resources available for the aging population to provide the case management staff information that enables them to best meet the needs of Health Plan members.     

Time

Content

Presenter

10:00 – 10:12

Topics of resources: in-home services, caregiver support, Area Agency on Aging services, education opportunities, housing, geriatric medicine services

Ronnie Edwards MSW, LSW

10:12-10:24

Resources that can help and impact caregivers will be discussed throughout the presentation. These resources will include educational tools, trainings, and community agencies that work with caregivers

Ronnie Edwards MSW, LSW

10:24-10:36

Breakdown of areas of resources provided by county: help and referral line, service coordination, family caregiver support program, health insurance counseling, senior companion program

Ronnie Edwards MSW, LSW

10:36-10:48

Educational tools will include discussion of educating on an illness trajectory, agencies that provide caregiver education, etc.

Ronnie Edwards MSW, LSW

10:48 -11:00

Questions and Answer

Ronnie Edwards MSW, LSW

 

 

Target Audience

RNs/SW/Health Coaches/Dieticians

Learning Objectives

1.  Participate in a 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.  Express understanding regarding available educational tools for staff, older adults, families etc.

 

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 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/01/2020
Course expires: 
08/19/2020
Event starts: 
07/14/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
07/14/2020 - 5:00pm

Time

Content

Presenter

10:00 – 10:12

Topics of resources: in-home services, caregiver support, Area Agency on Aging services, education opportunities, housing, geriatric medicine services

Ronnie Edwards MSW, LSW

10:12-10:24

Resources that can help and impact caregivers will be discussed throughout the presentation. These resources will include educational tools, trainings, and community agencies that work with caregivers

Ronnie Edwards MSW, LSW

10:24-10:36

Breakdown of areas of resources provided by county: help and referral line, service coordination, family caregiver support program, health insurance counseling, senior companion program

Ronnie Edwards MSW, LSW

10:36-10:48

Educational tools will include discussion of educating on an illness trajectory, agencies that provide caregiver education, etc.

Ronnie Edwards MSW, LSW

10:48 -11:00

Questions and Answer

Ronnie Edwards MSW, LSW

UPMC Health Plan
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Ronnie Edwards MSW, LSW   UPMC Senior Services, Aging and Disability Coordinator

Melissa Jones, MSN, RN, CDP, DS  UPMC Senior Services, Geriatric Nurse Educator

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.

CCM CE will be provided:  1 CE and sent from UPMC Health Plan nurse planner

SW CE will be provided:  1 CE and sent from the Pitt School of Social Work

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 Attendance
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