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Geriatric Health Curriculum

Enhance your knowledge and skills related to providing health care for older adults by selecting from a variety of modules to meet your learning objectives!  The MTGEC Geriatric Health Curriculum is presented online through the University of Montana’s online course platform called Moodle.  If an individual does not have easy access to the internet or does not have an email address, a paper option can be selected.

The modules may be completed to advance personal and professional knowledge, or to satisfy professional continuing education/contact hour requirements.  For the latter,  appropriate professional organizations and state licensing boards have approved the modules. Graduate or undergraduate credit may be obtained from the University of Montana by enrolling in AHHS 425 Geriatric Health Issues. Academic credit requires admission to the University of Montana and is subject to university course registration fees. 

Program enrollment fees are based on the type of certification you request.  Enrollment provides unlimited access to the modules for a period of one year.  Contact MTGEC to inquire about reduced rates for group registration.

  • MTGEC General Certificate for continuing education/contact hours   $50.00
  • MTGEC Professional Certificate for continuing education credit/contact hours   $75.00

Registration Forms and additional information can be accessed through the links below. If you have additional questions, please contact us at 406-243-2453 or at Montana.GEC@umontana.edu.

MTGEC Modules 2014-2015

Core Modules

Health Issues

Health Screening

Education Modules

Biology of Aging Cancer in Older Adults Fall Prevention for Community-Dwelling Older Adults  Collaborative Practices for the Clinical Environment
End-Of-Life in Older Adults Cardiovascular Disorders and Aging Overview of Geriatric Health Screening Principles of Adult Learning
Health Promotion and Wellness for Older Adults Cognitive Decline and Dementia in Older Adults Screening for Cognitive Impairment Small Group Facilitation
Nutrition Concerns of Older Adults Endocrine Disorders and Aging Screening for Diabetes in Older Adults Teaching and Assessment
Patients as Partners Late Life Depression Screening for Lipid Disorders in Older Adults Web-Based Teaching
Psychosocial Issues of Aging Musculoskeletal Health and Aging Screening for Osteoporosis in Older Adults  
  Respiratory Disorders and Aging Fall Prevention for Community Dwelling Older Adults  
  Skin, Wounds, and Aging    
  Urogenital Disorders and Aging