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Become the Go-To Geriatric Expert — No Matter Your Profession — with this Step-By-Step Certification Course!
You know what it's like to go home after your shift and wonder if you gave your very best to each patient. But when the days are so hectic, it can be difficult to stay up to date.

No matter your setting or profession — you must know the latest on pharmacology updates, challenging geriatric behaviors, infectious disease management, changes in dementia treatments, nutritional concerns, legal risks, strength and conditioning goals, and so much more.

Delivering top-notch geriatric care means being an expert — and this training will get you to that next level.

Unlock the knowledge from a multidisciplinary panel of 20 geriatric authorities — from physicians, nurse practitioners, an elder law attorney, and dietitian, to physical therapists, occupational therapists, and more — in our NEW Complete Geriatric Certification Course.
It's not just a course; it's an immersion into a world of expertise.
In 13 easy-to-digest modules, you'll learn from professionals who have honed their craft through years of experience and trained thousands of healthcare professionals just like you, each bringing a unique perspective to the table.
  • Discover newly approved dementia medications from revered geriatric expert, Steven Atkinson.
  • Reduce the risk of re-admissions by empowering patients with skills taught by Physical Therapist and geriatric clinical specialist Jamie Miner.
  • Get practical skills to help aging patients with eating and nutrition, sleeping, aggression, and wandering from Katherine King, a licensed psychologist who has focused her career on geriatric behaviors.
  • Work through case studies with legal nursing expert Lois Fenner and get strategies to implement safe, effective, legal, and ethical care for our elderly patients.
  • And so much more!
In the end, you'll be eligible to become a Certified Geriatric Care Professional (CGCP) and PESI will cover the cost of your certification. That's a $249.99 value — YOURS FREE with registration! (*professional standards apply)

But that's not all! We've included an exclusive BONUS package that's like a treasure trove of geriatric care wisdom.

Dive deep into pharmacology updates and risks of polypharmacy for your elderly patients. Uncover the latest treatment strategies in dementia care and equip yourself with the tools to provide compassionate and effective support. Ensure the emotional well-being of your aging patients by having the answers at every stage and throughout the transition of care.

This certification is not just a checkbox on your resume; it's a testament to your commitment to elevating the standard of geriatric care. Get started now!
The Complete Geriatric Certification Course:
Best Practices and Advanced Multidisciplinary Strategies for Complex Patient Care


A $2,909.77 Value
Yours for Just $299.99
Earn up to 36.75 CE Hours — including up to 6.75 pharmacology CE hours & Plus up to 1.0 Cultural Competency hour.
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
Advance Your Geriatric Skill Set….
Register now for the most comprehensive geriatric certification course and get the newest updates and best practice guidelines! What you can expect to take away:

  1. The best medications for memory, cognition, and dementia-related behaviors
  2. The latest CDC STEADI fall prevention guidelines
  3. Person-centered, trauma-informed, and culturally-informed treatment plans
  4. Expert insight on vaccinations for geriatric patients: Influenza, RSV, Shingles, & more
  5. Ways to identify potentially inappropriate medications using the current Beers criteria
  6. Developed skills to distinguish possible early warning signs of dementia
  7. Effective geropsych behavioral interventions for older adults with cognitive disorders
  8. Advanced strategies that recalibrate care to retain and secure staff and families
  9. Expansive elder law knowledge, like Advanced care planning, elder abuse, and professional malpractice
  10. Practical ways to screen for and treat pain among older adults
  11. Evidence-based solutions to overcome the barriers to care for LGBTQ+ older adults
  12. The advanced ability to complete a thorough medication history and reconciliation
  13. A deeper understating of nutritional controversies, like the obesity paradox and the use of therapeutic diets
  14. The confidence to make informed decisions on wheelchair components
  15. Expert skills for palliative referral, financial considerations, and hospice eligibility
  16. And so much more!
See for Yourself what Your Colleagues Think of the Course Experts


Five Stars
"I liked the way Kiplee Bell presented the history of Beers and the changes to Beers. She is a very good speaker and easy to follow. — Cerisse, Nurse Practitioner
"EXCELLENT! I nominated Steven Atkinson for a TED talk! — Tracy, Speech Language Pathologist
Five Stars
Five Stars
"Ed Shaw is an excellent speaker and clearly a caring clinician. — Susanna, Physical Therapist
"Teepa Snow is very energetic and so passionate with her profession! She is very eloquent and prolific in explaining geriatric behaviors. — Erlene, Registered Nurse
Five Stars
Five Stars
"Susan Varano gave an excellent presentation that inspires me to dig deeper! — Alice, Nurse Practitioner
The Complete Geriatric Certification Course:
Best Practices and Advanced Multidisciplinary Strategies for Complex Patient Care


A $2,909.77 Value
Yours for Just $299.99
Earn up to 36.75 CE Hours — including up to 6.75 pharmacology CE hours & Plus up to 1.0 Cultural Competency hour.
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
 
What Will You Learn?
Assessments: The Core of Geriatric Care
Linda Henrich DNP RN GERO-BC NPD-BC CEN

  • Discover the updated 4Ms framework — What Matters, Mobility, Mentation, Medication
  • Get the best evidence-based assessment tools needed for comprehensive screenings
  • Know which geriatric assessment strategies work best for your aging patients

Geriatric Pharmacology
Susann Varano, MD

  • Confidently complete a thorough medication history and reconciliation
  • Better understand drug/drug and drug/disease risk scenarios
  • Recognize potentially inappropriate medications using the current Beers criteria

Pain Management in Older Adults
Steven Atkinson, PA-C, MS

  • Discover the most effective pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies for pain
  • Learn why and how pain develops and persists in the elderly
  • Know which tools work best for treating pain among older adults

Identifying Fall Risk and Preventing Falls in Aging Adults
Debra Stern, PT, DPT, DBA, CLT, CEEAA, CFPS

  • Utilize YOUR role on a healthcare team to best identify factors that contribute to fall risk
  • Decrease or prevent falls in aging adults and reduce polypharmacy impact on balance
  • Master CDC STEADI fall prevention guidelines — Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths and Injuries

Normal Cognitive Aging, Mild Cognitive Impairment, or Alzheimer's Disease: How to Tell the Difference and Why it Matters
Edward G. Shaw, MD, MA

  • Become an expert at a dementia work-up: History and exam, blood tests, blood and CSF biomarkers, cognitive function assessment, and structural and functional imaging studies
  • Recognize the early-to-identify differences between normal cognitive aging, mild cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer's disease
  • Discover ways to assess cognitive function you can put into practice at the very next appointment!

Re-Examining Pyschosocial Dynamics
Kiplee Bell, MD, PA

  • Discover how and WHY workplace culture affects patient compliance
  • Know which environmental factors leave important clues for the patient's overall wellness
  • Easily spot personal and familial patterns of stress that manifest physiologically

Effective Geropsych Behavioral Interventions
Katherine King, PsyD

  • Manage eating and nutrition issues, sleep problems, aggression, and wandering in older adults with dementia with evidence-based nonpharmacological interventions
  • Make treatment plans using person-centered, trauma-informed & culturally informed care
  • Practice collaborative problem-solving and knowledge sharing with other members of the health care team

Empowering Geriatric Patients in Safety, Skills & Transition Decisions
Jamie Miner, PT, DPT, GCS

  • Promote patient engagement in the rehab process to AVOID RE-ADMISSION
  • Facilitate smooth transitions between levels of care
  • Address geriatric patient safety concerns and how to assess for them

Documentation Hazards, Care Expectations & Regulatory Standards
Rachel Henderson, PhD, MS, LHRM, CCRN-K

  • Know what to chart, how to chart, & when to chart to avoid litigation
  • Identify pitfalls for the handling of informed consent
  • Discover how physical findings in injured older adults can signal trouble

Advanced Care Planning, Elder Abuse & Professional Malpractice
Lois A. Fenner McBride, RN, MS, JD, Attorney at Law

  • Be aware of legal issues relevant to an aging population — types of abuse, appropriate interventions, and regulatory requirements to prevent and minimize harm
  • Get current advance directive considerations — durable health care proxy, durable power of attorney and more
  • Review legal case studies to determine safe, effective, legal, and ethical care for elderly patients

Comparing Home Health, Assisted Living Communities & Skilled Nursing Facilities
Michael Chua, PT, DPT, CDP, CADDCT, CCI, SFS

  • Ensure a smooth transfer of care and continuity of services for patients
  • Recognize potential barriers or challenges that may arise during the transition process
  • Educate patients and their families about the benefits and services offered at the various levels of care

End of Life: Palliative and Hospice Care Benefits
Lores Vlaminck, MA, BSN, RN, CHPN, LALD

  • Discover the barriers to and benefits of Palliative Care and Hospice
  • Compassionately recognize when aggressive therapy is not appropriate for your patients
  • Develop skills to work through palliative referral, financial considerations, and hospice eligibility criteria

Cultural Competence when Treating Aging Patients
Tamatha Arms, PhD, DNP, PMHNP-BC, NP-C

  • Ethnogeriatrics: Awareness of unique healthcare needs for diverse backgrounds
  • Explore culturally competent care and expand cultural humility
  • Ways culture affects healthcare: Beliefs and principles, meaning placed on values, actions and responses driven by values
The Complete Geriatric Certification Course:
Best Practices and Advanced Multidisciplinary Strategies for Complex Patient Care


A $2,909.77 Value
Yours for Just $299.99
Earn up to 36.75 CE Hours — including up to 6.75 pharmacology CE hours & Plus up to 1.0 Cultural Competency hour.
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
 
PLUS, when you register today, you'll receive 9 FREE BONUS videos!
A $1,149 value!
Wheelchair Evaluations and the Geriatric Population
Sue Doyle, PhD, OTR/L, CAPS, SHSS

Review the process of obtaining a wheelchair for a client, working with a DME provider, and best practices for billing and developing a plan of care.
Nourishing the Older Adult: Challenges and Controversies
Liz Friedrich, MPH, RDN, CSG, LDN, FAND, NWCC

Harness the power of therapeutic diets for disease management in older adults, and better understand the relationship of diet to cognitive decline.
Management of Heart Failure in the Older Population
Mary Ann Rosa DNP, GNP

Discover ways to lower hospital readmissions due to heart failure and complex co-morbidities.
Drug Prescribing and Deprescribing in Older Adults
Steven Atkinson, PA-C, MS

Prevent critical pharmacology errors! Learn which drugs not to use with your elderly patients and how to safely deprescribe them.
Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in the Older Adult
Audrey M. Stevenson, PhD, MPH, MSN, FNP-BC

Get current vaccine recommendations and cover the most common vaccine-preventable diseases in older adults, including transmission, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Dementia: New & Life Improving Treatments
Steven Atkinson, PA-C, MS

Immediately make a difference for the dementia patients you treat! Discover the best medications for memory, cognition and dementia-related behaviors.
Distinguishing Between Aging, Dementia and Depression
Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA

Know when someone is experiencing a 'senior moment' and when it might be something more. Plus, better understand the differences and similarities between dementia and depression/anxiety.
Recalibrating Care to Retain & Secure Staff & Families
Lori La Bey

Discover how to recalibrate care models to recruit and retain staff, as well as keep and secure the families you serve.
Caring for LGBTQ+ Older Adults
Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan, CDCP, ANPC-C, DNP

Understand the historical perspectives and social challenges that influence LGBTQ+ older adults to better manage chronic medical conditions, mental health and end-of-life care. Includes gender-affirming care interventions!
The Complete Geriatric Certification Course:
Best Practices and Advanced Multidisciplinary Strategies for Complex Patient Care


A $2,909.77 Value
Yours for Just $299.99
Earn up to 36.75 CE Hours — including up to 6.75 pharmacology CE hours & Plus up to 1.0 Cultural Competency hour.
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
 
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In just three easy steps, you will become a Certified Geriatric Care Professional (CGCP):

  • Step 1: Watch the online course.
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Meet the Course Experts

Linda Henrich DNP RN GERO-BC NPD-BC CEN
Linda Henrich DNP RN GERO-BC NPD-BC CEN, is a Geriatric Nursing Practice Specialist at Kootenai Health, located in North Idaho. Linda has developed a program to improve the outcomes of our older patients who seek care in the acute care setting. Dr. Henrich has long been board-certified in Geriatric Nursing through the ANCC.

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Susann Varano, MD, is a Geriatric Nursing Practice Specialist at Kootenai Health, is a Yale University-trained physician certified in internal and geriatric medicine. Her expertise is sought currently as a geriatric consultant for medically complex residents/patients and as an adjunct professor teaching geriatric coursework to physician assistant students.

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Susann Varano, MD


Steven Atkinson, PA-C, MS
Steven Atkinson, PA-C, MS, is a Board-Certified Physician Assistant specializing in Geriatric Internal Medicine. Steven is the co-founder of Twin Cities Physicians, which serves older adults in nearly all levels of their care. In addition to his private practice, he has been on the faculty at the University of Utah since 1994 and has been involved in medicine for over 30 years.

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Debra Stern, PT, DPT, DBA, CLT, CEEAA, CFPS, has clinical experience, focusing on geriatric rehab with an emphasis on balance integrity and fall prevention. Dr. Stern provides education on balance and fall risk screening to medical residents, fellows and attending physicians as well as other health professionals. She is actively involved in ongoing research related to fall prevention.

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Debra Stern, PT, DPT, DBA, CLT, CEEAA, CFPS


Edward G. Shaw, MD, MA
Edward G. Shaw, MD, MA, is dually trained as a physician and mental health counselor. He was the primary care partner for his late wife, Rebecca, who was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease in 2008 at age 53 and died in 2016 after a 9-year journey.

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Kiplee Bell, MD, PA, is a thought leader and sought-after medical lecturer. She earned board certification as a Physician Assistant, an additional master's degree in Gerontology, and finally her Doctorate in Medicine. Currently, she treats geriatric patients in her practice and is the CEO of Impactful Caregiving, a professional education and consultation company.

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Kiplee Bell, MD, P


Katherine King, PsyD
Katherine King, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist with advanced specialized training in geropsychology. She has worked and trained in a variety of medical and mental health care settings such as inpatient psychiatry, primary care, skilled nursing, home-based care, and elder protective services. Dr. King went on to complete a postdoctoral fellowship in geropsychology at VA Boston Healthcare System.

Click here for information about Katherine Dearborn King


Jamie Miner, PT, DPT, GCS, provides specialized services to many skilled nursing facilities and earned geriatric clinical specialist designation through the American Physical Therapy Association. Dr. Miner has experience in home health, acute care, outpatient vestibular rehab and fall prevention, acute rehab, sub-acute rehab, and long-term care.

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Jamie Miner, PT, DPT, GCS


Rachel Henderson, PhD, MS, LHRM, CCRN-K
Rachel Henderson, PhD, MS, LHRM, CCRN-K, is a Healthcare Risk Manager, practiced as an inpatient clinical nurse specialist, earned her PhD in Public Policy and Administration, and owns a legal consulting business, Medical Legal Concepts, LLC. Dr. Henderson is an expert in the healthcare industry with 38 years of clinical, consulting, and testifying experience.

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Lois A. Fenner McBride, RN, MS, JD, Attorney at Law, is a Certified Clinical Specialist (Psychiatric) and a founding member of The American Association of Nurse Attorneys. Her law practice focuses on medical and healthcare litigation and consulting: including medical malpractice, wrongful death, risk management, and professional boards/licensures.

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Lois A. Fenner McBride, RN, MS, JD, Attorney at Law


Michael Chua, PT, DPT, CDP, CADDCT, CCI, SFS
Michael Chua, PT, DPT, CDP, CADDCT, CCI, SFS, clinical interest involves geriatric and dementia management. Dr. Chua enjoys treating older adult patients and achieving optimal therapeutic outcomes. He is also the Chief Inspirational Officer for TN Therapy Outsource, LLC and GeriHab Physical Therapy and Wellness, and the author of MisUnderstanding Dementia, 365 Daily Tips for Dementia Caregivers, and more.

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Lores Vlaminck, MA, BSN, RN, CHPN, LALD, has been a leading provider of consulting, training, and mentoring for hospice, assisted living, home care, and related health care providers for the past 17 years. She will cover issues related to both palliative care and hospice, including referrals, financial aspects, and barriers and benefits.

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Lores Vlaminck, MA, BSN, RN, CHPN, LALD


Tamatha Arms, PhD, DNP, PMHNP-BC, NP-C
Tamatha Arms, PhD, DNP, PMHNP-BC, NP-C, is an Adult/Geriatric and Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Dr. Arms has over 25 years of clinical experience to draw from.

Click here for information about Tamatha E Arms


Sue Doyle, PhD, OTR/L, CAPS, SHSS, has a private practice serving adults in their homes and her clinic. Dr. Doyle's practice includes working with stroke survivors, aging in place and home safety, and contracts with the Developmental Disability Administration and Area Agency on Aging. She has written several chapters in occupational therapy textbooks, presented at multiple conferences, including as part of AOTA's Stroke Specialty Conference team.

Click here for information about Sue Doyle
Sue Doyle, PhD, OTR/L, CAPS, SHSS


Liz Friedrich, MPH, RDN, CSG, LDN, FAND, NWCC
Liz Friedrich, MPH, RDN, CSG, LDN, FAND, NWCC, has more than 25 years of experience as a hands-on clinician in long-term care facilities and as president of Friedrich Nutrition Consulting, where she provides nutrition consulting services with a focus on gerontological nutrition.

Click here for information about Liz Friedrich


Mary Ann Rosa DNP, GNP, is a board-certified gerontological nurse practitioner with a doctorate in nursing practice. She developed a community health heart failure disease management program for Northwell Health in NY that has become Joint Commission certified in heart failure.

Click here for information about Mary Ann Rosa
Mary Ann Rosa DNP, GNP


Audrey M. Stevenson, PhD, MPH, MSN, FNP-BC
Audrey M. Stevenson, PhD, MPH, MSN, FNP-BC, is a family nurse practitioner, working in public health for the past 34 years and is the former Division Director of Family Health and Clinical Services of the Salt Lake County Health Department in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Stevenson is currently working in clinical research and teaching graduate FNP and MPH students at two universities.

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Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, is one of the world's leading advocates and educators for anyone living with dementia or other forms of brain change. Teepa is an Occupational Therapist with over forty years of rich and varied clinical and academic experience.

Click here for information about Teepa L Snow
Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA


Lori La Bey
Lori La Bey is a passionate advocate who searches for ways to shift our dementia care culture from crisis to comfort around the world. She was recognized by Sharecare and Dr. Oz as the #1 influencer online for Alzheimer's Disease. Maria Shriver honors Lori as an "Architect of Change" for humanity and Oprah named her a "Health Hero." As a professional speaker and daughter of a mother with dementia for over thirty years, Lori understands the existing challenges that geriatric healthcare professionals are faced with. Through Lori's webinar and video series, her ultimate goal is to connect people to best practices and facilitate needed conversations regarding dementia care worldwide.

Click here for information about Lori La Bey


Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan, CDCP, ANPC-C, DNP, has over 30 years of experience in the geriatric field, as a nurse practitioner, director of nursing, and staff nurse. Dr. Lavoie-Vaughan completed a postdoctoral fellowship in ethnogeriatrics at Stanford University. As part of her practice in long-term care and geriatric primary care, she has provided comprehensive care to LGBTQ older adults.

Click here for information about Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan
Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan, CDCP, ANPC-C, DNP

Course Highlights
  • Earn your Geriatric Care Professional Certification
  • Updates from 20 geriatric authorities — physicians, nurse practitioners, an elder law attorney and dietitian, to physical therapists, occupational therapists and more!
  • Person-centered, trauma-informed, and culturally-informed treatment plans
  • Earn up to 36.75 CE hours & up to 6.75 pharmacology CE hours!
  • Includes 9 FREE bonus videos — the MOST robust geriatric bonus package you CAN'T get anywhere else!
  • Must-know topics include: Pharmacology updates, challenging geriatric behaviors, infectious disease management, changes in dementia treatments, nutritional concerns, legal risks, strength and conditioning needs and more!
  • Designed for: Nurse Practitioners, Advance Practice Registered Nurses, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Nursing Home Administrators, Social Workers

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We’re that confident you'll find this learning experience to be all that's promised and more than you expected.
The Complete Geriatric Certification Course:
Best Practices and Advanced Multidisciplinary Strategies for Complex Patient Care


A $2,909.77 Value
Yours for Just $299.99
Earn up to 36.75 CE Hours — including up to 6.75 pharmacology CE hours & Plus up to 1.0 Cultural Competency hour.
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this course.
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