Professional Education2018-07-09T17:20:23+00:00

For Professionals

Education

Empower yourself by learning more about issues associated with aging, such as memory concerns, caregiving and managing chronic diseases. The Rush Center for Excellence in Aging offers access to online tools as well as in-person learning opportunities.

CATCH-ON Online Learning

CATCH-ON, a Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program, offers state-of-the-art education on normal aging, managing multiple chronic conditions, dementia and working with interprofessional teams for older adult care.

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Assessing Decisional Capacity Modules

These modules were designed to help health care providers from all disciplines navigate the changing and complex nature of medical decision making due to evolving medical technology, and health care delivery systems.

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CATCH-ON Classroom Materials

Access classroom materials on aging, including evolving cases with discussion questions and resources, a GWEP-ardy game, CATCH-ON minutes and videos for faculty.

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Interprofessional Education

Strengthen your skills as a contributing health care team member by collaborating with professionals from different disciplines.

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Interprofessional Continuing Education

As an accredited provider of continuing education, Rush University promotes professional growth through a variety of educational opportunities.

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Residencies at Rush

Psychiatry residents have inpatient rotations in geriatric psychiatry for six to eight weeks and a monthly lecture series in the second year of residency.

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Gerontology Grand Rounds

Rush’s¬†Division of Geriatric Medicine, Palliative Medicine and Epidemiology hosts monthly Grand Round lectures on various topics related to older adults. All members of the Rush community are invited to attend. CE credits are also offered for these events.

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Fellowship Programs at Rush

A geriatric medicine fellowship is offered at Rush.

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Rush University Degrees

With its four colleges, Rush University offers a wealth of educational opportunities that can lead to health careers related to aging. Find a program that meets your interests.

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