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As a non-profit outreach of the Baylor Louise Herrington School of Nursing, the GNI bridges the gap in geriatrics by offering high-quality, up-to-date education on best practices in geriatrics and gerontology to health care professionals, caregivers, and older adults.

Our symposiums, community outreach, caregiver programs, "lunch and learn" series and professional continuing education classes include:

  • Alzheimer's Disease: Looking Beyond the Negative Picture
  • All Tied Up: Restraints
  • Falls and the Older Adults
  • Parkinson's Disease: Promoting Health in Care
  • Delirium
  • Geriatric Care in the 21st Century
  • Geriatrics 101
  • Atypical Presentations of Common Diseases in Older Adults
  • Hydration & Nutrition Concerns of the Older Adult
  • Becoming Sensitive to Age-Related Changes of the Senses
  • Suicide: The Greatest Generation vs. Baby Boomers
  • Trauma and the Older Adult
  • Caregiver Issues: A Series of Programs
  • The Art & Practice of Gerontological Nursing: Physiology of Aging & Assessment Skills (4-hour program)

Continuing Education Credits are also made available for NPs, RNs, LVNs, SWs, LPCs, NHAs and ALAs.