RI-GWEP Geriatrics ECHO Educational Program (RI-G ECHO)

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RI-G ECHO is a virtual online learning community offered at no cost to:

  • Share specialized knowledge on the care of older adults
  • Create a shared space for teams of providers to exchange information, experiences, cases, and ideas on how to improve care for older adults
  • Help providers in caring for challenging patients

Want to learn more about caregiver support, goals of care conversations, polypharmacy and medication management, changing behavior to reduce fall risk, community resources, and screening for dementia?

About RI-G ECHO

  • What? RI-GWEP Geriatrics ECHO Training Program
  • Who? Primary care interdisciplinary team members (physicians, physician assistants, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers)
  • Why? Improve care of older adults
  • When? Beginning in January, 2020 with 2 sessions monthly for six sessions total, final dates and time TBD

Other Details

  • Each session will run for 60 minutes
  • Curriculum contents will focus on the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)/Hartford Foundation 4-M Age-Friendly Care model
  • CME and CE credits for nursing and social work will be available
  • If interested, please send feedback on your site’s content needs and preferred time to participate by filling out this survey

Complete the Survey

Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center
University of Rhode Island
130 Flagg Road
Kingston, RI 02881
rigec@etal.uri.edu

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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