Northwest Coalition for Geriatric Nursing Education

Gero Nursing Ed is a free public collection of geriatric nursing education resources for school of nursing faculty who want to include content on older adults in their undergraduate and associate degree curricula. The following are included:

  • Topical assignments, such as functional status assessment, that can be integrated into existing courses

  • Complete gerontological nursing theory and clinical courses

  • Media resources such as movies, books and web-based materials with annotations and suggestions for use in specific courses

  • Case Studies

  • CD-ROM "Care of the Older Adult", a wide variety of learning activities based on 9 geriatric nursing competencies

  • Links to other gerontological websites
  • Older Adult with Flowers - Link to Teaching Resources

    Gero Nursing Ed is a product of the Northwest Coalition for Geriatric Nursing Education and funded by the John A. Hartford Foundation Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence at Oregon Health & Science University and by the schools and colleges of nursing in the NW Coalition for Geriatric Nursing Education.

    If you would like to post your geriatric nursing teaching materials to this website, contact the Hartford Center at OHSU

    We appreciate your visit and look forward to your participation in the Gero Nursing Ed online community!

    Site Updates

    4/12/10- New link on our Links Page, Creating Enriched Clinical Learning Environments through Partnerships in Long Term Care (ECLEPs). ECLEPs provides training and resources to develop nursing homes and assisted living facilities as excellent clinical sites for nursing students to learn best practices in care of older adults.

    2/18/10- was recently featured in the Gerontological Society of America's January edition of Gerontology News. Find us on page 15 under New Resources!

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    Site Updated: February 2010
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