Earn 1 hr CEU, pre-approved for Social Workers by BOSW; self-submit other disciplines.
MGS is an approved Continuing Education Resource by the MN Board of Nursing.
(The CEU is free for MGS members; $15 for non-members.)
Presenter: Teresa Schicker, MPA, BA
Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program education resources are offered by the Minnesota Northstar Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) at the University of Minnesota. They comprise a searchable repository of over 1,000 educational resources on Age-Friendly care. The materials are directed toward an audience which includes educators, health professionals, learners seeking quality material on aging care, education, and research.
- Understand the breadth of resources used for developing content and guidelines for adding materials.
- Explore ways the Age-Friendly Care and Education Collection is currently used, focusing on geriatric education toolkits
- Understand the expanding role of GWEP, as a resource in the older adult community.
Teresa Schicker, MPA, BA
Teresa Schicker serves as Program Manager of the Minnesota Northstar Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) at the University of Minnesota, with federal funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration. In her previous role she managed a national network to conduct research in interprofessional education and collaborative practice in healthcare. She has experience in operations of the Department of Medicine, where she worked closely with researchers and clinicians. She has, also, led the Minnesota training center for the national implementation of TeamSTEPPS, a curriculum aimed at optimizing patient outcomes by improving communication and teamwork skills.