Events on this page:
Tuesday, July 22nd from 1 - 2pm
This program reviews Medicare basics including Part A, B, C and D. We will also review the stages of prescription drug coverage, the Medicare advantage enrollment timeline and some special assistance programs based on income.
This program can provide 1.0 contact hours for nursing (CNE), social work continuing education or a certificate of attendance (social work CEUs will be $15 if interested). *Certified Case Managers have been applied for with the Commission for Case Manager Certification.
Kimberley O’Brien, B.A.
Community Relation Coordinator, Team Lead
UPMC for Life
Monday, August 3rd from 1 - 2pm
How do older people adapt to changes in late life? Even with the challenges of mental disorders, how do older persons maintain a sense of well-being and meaning in their lives? What are the risks of social isolation and loneliness, especially with COVID-19? What are clinical considerations in responding to lack of social engagement?
Richard K. Morycz, PhD, LCSW, ACSW, FGSA
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine and Social Work, University of Pittsburgh
Section of Geriatrics, UPMC Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic.
This program can provide 1.0 contact hours for nursing (CNE), social work continuing education or a certificate of attendance (social work CEUs will be $15 for non-UPMC/Pitt employees if interested). *Certified Case Managers have been applied for with the Commission for Case Manager Certification.
Please register here.
Questions? Contact UPMC Senior Services at 866-430-8742 or UPMCSeniorServices@UPMC.edu.
Recordings of webinars on topics of interest to nurses who provide care to elderly Veterans at home, produced by the Pittsburgh VA’s Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center. One CEU for each webinar may be provided to viewers.
The three webinars described above are available on TRAIN.
The TrainingFinder Real-time Affiliate Integrated Network (TRAIN) is a national learning network that provides access to online trainings from state and federal agencies, local and national organizations, and educational institutions. This resource is intended for public health and other healthcare professionals. Most of its offerings are free of charge and provide free CEUs.
Go to the TRAIN portal, create a free account, and then search for a webinar by its title.
Recordings of webinars on topics of interest to nurses who provide care to elderly Veterans at home, produced by the Pittsburgh VA’s Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center.
Please note that continuing education units are not offered for these recordings.
Archived webinars in this series are available for the following sessions:
No registration fee is required, however CEs are available at a cost 1.5 CEs each for L/CSW, LPC, LMFT (PA) and Nursing for $10 (discounted CE cost is made possible through HRSA grant)
This learning activity is being jointly provided by the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. The School is an accredited provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participants completing the learning activity may be awarded a maximum of 1.5 contact hours.
Program supported by Health Resources and Services Administration Grant #U1QHP28736
NCIS is an interactive program to look a a complex case study of sudden mental status changes of an older adult.
Date and time:
For more information about this program, contact the Aging Institute Help and Referral Line at 866-430-8742.
Training on delirium, depression, dementia, anxiety, suicide, and substance abuse in the elderly. Open to UPMC and non-UPMC employees. Training for UPMC employees is free. Registration fees apply for non-UPMC employees.
30 minute training sessions
Suite 10065, Forbes Tower
3600 Forbes Ave. @ Meyran
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
For more information or to order I AM HERE training manuals, contact Peggy Edinger, Administrative Assistant, Aging Institute at 412-864-2396.