Montana Geriatric Education Center

The Montana Geriatric Education Center (MTGEC) is an interdisciplinary center which provides geriatric education and training for Montana health professionals, higher education faculty, and students, so they might better meet the health needs of the older residents of the state. It is the home of the Montana Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (MGWEP).

MGWEP PURPOSE

The Montana Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (MGWEP) provides geriatric education and training for Montana health professionals, higher education faculty, and health professions students so that they might better meet the health needs of the older residents of the state. Programming continues to be developed and refined for a variety of health professionals including nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists, physicians, physician assistants, mental health providers and social workers.

Funding

The Montana Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under U1QHP28733, Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP), $2,143,140.00, July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2018. This information or content and conclusions are those of the center and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsement be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.