Top 20 Electronic Learning Resource Suggestions for Care of Older Adults
Funding to develop this list was provided by the Division of Nursing, Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services under grant #D09HP18978-01-00 (PI:Belza)
Web-based tutorial with slides and lecture. Brief intro to Medicare. Impact of ACA on benefits, Medicare Part D, Medicare Savings, Medicare Advantage. Impact of ACA on Medicare spending and issues to follow.
Web-based multimedia self-study tutorial that includes interactive mini-cases and additional resources. Covers change in Medicare coverage of annual wellness visit, how to encourage patients to participate in it and other screening tests due to changes in copayment requirements to improve overall health.
Self-paced tutorial that covers topics such as guiding principles, is your practice ready?, factors associated with success, health information technology considerations, and getting started on the process.
Modules are divided into introduction to changing US demographics, then focus on specific culture and groups emphasizing their need for culturally appropriate health care services and include: African Americans; American Indians; Asian Americans; Asian Indians; Latinos; Refugees; and Religious Groups. Requires you to create a login to access.
Virtual house calls for frail older adult patients. Includes palliative care competencies and importance of transitional care and decisions across settings. Focus includes commonly seen geriatric syndromes such as dementia, pain, falls.
Includes materials for teaching about risk assessment, prevention strategies and diagnosis using the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) as well as treatment of agitated delirium. Also includes webinar or slide only views on recognition and clinical management of hospitalized older adults with delirium.
Module includes information about improving the transition from hospital care to nursing home care for older adult patients. Includes information re: funding and reimbursement; differentiating between types of care settings; discharge planning; teaching patients/families about what to expect from nursing home care.
Video from Ready.gov demonstrating how to help older adults prepare for disasters. What considerations regarding medications, medical equipment, home health, insurance, etc should be considered in these preparations.