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!
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!
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
|Feb 22, 2023|
09:30AM - 03:30PM
UGEC Caregiver Conference: Resources and Support for Caregivers Including Those Caring for Veterans & Persons with Dementia
|Mar 02, 2023|
10:00AM - 11:00AM
UGEC Fireside Chat - Elder Abuse, Resident's Rights, and the Ombudsman Program
|Mar 16, 2023|
02:00PM - 03:15PM
UGEC Age-Friendly ECHO - Conversations on Being Mortal - Advance Directives and POLST Forms
|Apr 06, 2023|
10:00AM - 11:00PM
UGEC Fireside Chat - The Village Movement: Age-Friendly Environments
|Apr 20, 2023|
02:00PM - 03:15PM
UGEC Age-Friendly ECHO - Cross-Cultural Communication in the Healthcare Workplace
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