The Utah Geriatric Education Consortium
A Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program

  • Utah GWEP

    What is UGEC?

    The UGEC was established in July, 2015 in collaboration with the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) and is funded by the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) initiative. The UGEC's purpose is to improve long term healthcare through the education of the workforce providing associated services. We are housed in the University of Utah College of Nursing (nursing.utah.edu). Read further about our program on the About Us page!

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    NURSE RESIDENCY PROGRAM

    The long-term care Nurse Residency Program is a 9-month online program that provides leadership, gerontological and long-term care nursing training. Find out more about the program on the Trainings page!

    Events

    See what's scheduled 
    for our programs

    Education & Training

    Find out more about our Nurse Residency Program, Learning Communities, Fireside Chats and our educational modules for Alzheimer's disease and Opioid Management in Long-Term Systems and Services

    News

    Read our latest newsletters and other reports

    Community

    Listen to our recorded quarterly Fireside Chats that are open to the community

    Resources

    Discover relevant resources for various groups of people involved in long-term care

    Stay Updated

    Upcoming Events

    Jun 03, 2020
    06:00PM - 07:30PM
    Loss of a Family Member or Friend

    Jun 04, 2020
    10:00AM - 11:00AM
    Fireside Chat- Arts Based Activities for Persons with Dementia

    Jun 04, 2020
    06:00PM - 07:30PM
    Loss of a Family Member or Friend to Suicide

    Jun 04, 2020
    06:00PM - 07:30PM
    Loss of a Spouse or Partner

    Jun 10, 2020
    06:00PM - 07:30PM
    Loss of a Family Member or Friend

    Jun 11, 2020
    06:00PM - 07:30PM
    Loss of a Family Member or Friend to Suicide

    Jun 11, 2020
    06:00PM - 07:30PM
    Loss of a Spouse or Partner

    Jun 17, 2020
    05:00PM - 07:00PM
    Age-Friendly Health Systems and the 4Ms- A Virtual UGEC Retreat

    Jun 17, 2020
    06:00PM - 07:30PM
    Loss of a Family Member or Friend

    Jun 18, 2020
    06:00PM - 07:30PM
    Loss of a Family Member or Friend to Suicide

    Our Partners

    Avalon Health Care Group logo
    Mission Health logo
    Comagine logo
    Alzheimer's Association Utah Chapter
    Center on Aging logo
    GRECC logo

    This website is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $3,750,000 with zero percentage financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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