Healthcare Professionals & Trainees
We are working to help transform clinical environments to integrated geriatric and primary care delivery systems. Information below can be used to train providers and staff on addressing the health needs of older adults in community-based and long-term care settings. Educational materials provide evidence-based best-practice information. Modules assess knowledge, enhance skills, and model desired clinical behaviors.
Please contact the NCF-GWEP Coordinator to let us know if you are using any of these materials at your organization and please credit the source.
Interactive Online Learning Modules
Influenza Prevention and Containment for Older Adult Populations
Influenza link to module
Pain Assessment and Management for Older Adult Patients
Pain link to module
Communication with Older Adults This is a interactive online training presentation for health clinic staff.
Communicating with Older Adults link to training presentation
Training and Quality Improvement Materials for Community-Based Health Clinics
Medications- These training presentations and materials focus on medications older adults should avoid and how to reduce drug-related problems.
Medications in Older Adults Training Presentation (pptx)
High Risk Drugs (Obtained from The Dartmouth Institute) (pdf)
Geriatrics Assessment- This training presentation introduces the various geriatrics assessments for assessing cognitive, affective, mobility, frailty, and other domains in older adult patients. Geriatrics Assessments Training Presentation (pdf)
Timed Up and Go fall risk screening tool (Obtained from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) (pdf)
Orthostatic Hypotension (Obtained from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) (pdf)
Goal Directed Care/Advance Care Planning- These presentations describe the difference between goal-directed care and guideline-directed care and support advance care planning and rest of life care decision making conversations.
Integrating Goal-Directed Care Discussions Into Routine Care Training Presentation (pdf)
Advance Directives and Advance Care Planning Training Presentation (pdf)
Documentation and Billing to Support Integrated Geriatrics Primary Care-
Geriatrics Social History Electronic Health Record template (pdf)
Medicare Annual Wellness Visit (Obtained from the U. S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) (pdf)
QAPI How to Build a Health Quality Data Dashboard (Obtained from the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) (pdf)
Ready to Deliver Community-Based Presentations for Older Adult Audiences
Each module consists of evidence-based information, instructions for interactive delivery methods, individualized patient application and activation materials, and participant evaluation forms. Utilize these ready-made presentations to meet the health information needs of adults in your area!
Brain Health Presentation
Brain Health (pdf)
Audience Handouts (pdf)
Falls Prevention Presentation
Fall Risk Checklist and Chair Rise Exercise (Obtained from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)(pdf)
Taking Care of Your Heart Presentation
Taking Care of Your Heart (pptx)
Notes and Action Plan (pdf)
Warning Signs and Checklist (Adapted from the American Heart Association)(pdf)
Getting Your Affairs in Order (Advance Care Planning) Presentation
Notes and Action Plan(docx)
Key Terms (pdf)
Prevent Opioid Misuse and Abuse
Notes and Action Plan (docx)
Know Your Rights Risks and Responsibilities (Obtained from Allied Against Opioid Abuse) (pdf)