VCGNE Resources

VUSN Resources

Local/Regional Resources

  • Council on Aging of Greater Nashville 
    "The Council on Aging (COA) addresses the unmet needs of older adults and caregivers through information, advocacy and education and by being a catalyst for comprehensive solutions"
  • Vanderbilt-Reynolds Geriatric Education Center 
    The Vanderbilt-Reynolds Geriatrics Education Center (VR-GEC) aims to disseminate and continuously improve geriatric education through the training of medical students, residents, faculty, inter-disciplinary health care professionals, and practicing physicians through innovative curriculum design, didactic and clinical training, and continuing education.
  • Vanderbilt Center for Quality Aging
    "The Vanderbilt Center for Quality Aging was established in August, 2006 as part of the Vanderbilt School of Medicine, Institute of Medicine & Public Health.  The mission of the Center for Quality Aging is to develop innovative interventions to improve quality of care and quality of life for older adults in a variety of care settings including, but not limited to, the following: Hospital and Emergency care, Assisted-living, Post-acute care, & Long-term care"

National Resources

  • National Hartford Center for Gerontological Nursing Excellence
    "The mission of NHCGNE is to enhance and sustain the capacity and competency of nurses to provide quality care to older adults through faculty development, advancing gerontological nursing science, facilitating adoption of best practices, fostering leadership, and designing and shaping policy. Vision of NHCGNE is optimal health for all older adults."
  • Consult Geri
    ConsultGeri is a clinical website of the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing. It includes training and education tools for nurses working with older adults (free of charge).
  • Portal of Online Geriatric Education (POGOe)
    "The portal of Geriatrics Online Education (POGOe) is a free collection of expert-contributed geriatrics educational materials for educators and learners"

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