Clinical Curriculum: Continuing professional development
These online, self-paced courses from the Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative are designed for anyone who provides emergency care to older people. The Delirium course provides an overview of best practices in identification, prevention, evaluation, and both non-pharmacological and pharmacological management of older adults in the ED. The Falls and Safe Mobility course describes best practices for the ED assessment and evaluation of older adults who have fallen, interventions to prevent future falls, and recommendations for post ED care. These courses are accredited by the American Geriatrics Society for AMA PRA Category 1 credits. The courses are free after creating a free account on the GEDC website.