Geriatric Emergency Nursing Education (GENE)

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Made for ED nurses, by ED nurses

As the number of adults over the age of 65 continues to increase, it is more important than ever for nurses to be prepared to provide care for them in emergency situations. ENA offers a portfolio of education utilizing best practices emergency nurses need to care for geriatric patients. Whether you are looking for foundational knowledge or more advanced content, ENA’s full continuum of geriatric emergency nursing education has you covered. Three geriatric courses are available: 

GENE LEVEL I: 2.0
GENE LEVEL II
GENE LEVEL III
ENA's geriatric education meets the criteria for geriatric ED accreditation!
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GENE Level I 2.0

This course provides the foundational geriatric knowledge, skills and systematic process needed to effectively guide geriatric patient care and improve outcomes. Course expires Dec. 31, 2025.

Additional Information:

This course is included in the Clinical Practice – Novice Pathway. Click here for more information about pathway education and savings.

Description: 

The increasing geriatric patient population is at high risk for morbidity and mortality due to atypical physiologic and psychologic disease presentations. New graduate ED nurses are entering the workforce due to high ED RN turnover and require education to care for this patient population and promote optimal outcomes.

Module Topics:
  • Delirium and Sepsis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Heart Failure and End-of-life Care
  • Scalp Laceration
  • Weakness and Non-specific Complaints

Features:

  • Interactive online modules
  • Online digital badging
  • 1.5 CNE contact hours
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Authors:
Mariann Cosby, DNP, MPA, RN, PHN, CEN, NE-BC, LNCC, CCM, CLCP, MSCC, CSN, FAEN
Sue Deyke, MSN, RN, CEN
Aaron Malsch, RN, MSN, GCNS-BC
Michelle Moccia, DNP, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, CCRN
Patricia Primmer, MAS, BSN, RN-BC
Rhyan Weaver, MSN-ED, RN, CEN, TCRN


 

GENE LEVEL II

 

GENE Level II

Revised GENE: High-Risk Patients Coming Soon

Improve your geriatric patient care by understanding and exploring why high-risk patients present with vague and atypical symptoms. Course expires June 30, 2024.

Additional Information

This course is included in the Clinical Practice - Competent Pathway. Click here for more information about pathway education and savings. 

Description

Each case-based module incorporates the 4Ms - mobility, mentation, medication and what matters - of an age-friendly health system as described by the John A. Hartford Foundation and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. 

Module topics:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Cardiovascular
  • Falls
  • Mental Health

Features:

  • Introduces more advanced pathophysiology and critical thinking into patient scenarios
  • Interactive online modules
  • Case-based modules and patient scenarios
  • Fulfills geriatric accreditation education requirements
  • 3 CNE contact hours
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Authors:


Joop Breuer, RN, CEN, CCRN, FAEN
Suzanne Deyke, MSN, RN, CEN
Aaron Malsch, RN, MSN, GCNS-BS
Michelle Moccia, DNP, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, GS-C
Jaimie Ostrom, MSN, RN, CEN
Patricia Primmer, MAS, BSN, RN
Dawn Specht, PhD, MSN, RN, CRNP, CNS, CEN, CPEN, AGACNP-BC, CCNS, CCRN, FAEN
Genevieve Wessel, MSN, RN, CEN

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GENE LEVEL III

This course prepares the ED nurse to improve geriatric patient outcomes by providing an awareness of how language barriers in healthcare and a lack of empathy may contribute to a less-than-optimal experience and poor outcomes for the patient. Course expires Oct. 31, 2025.

Additional Information

This course is included in the Clinical Practice - Competent Pathway. Click here for more information about pathway education and savings.

Description

Level III includes scripted interactions between the patient, nurse, family members, language interpreters and other health care professionals involved in the care of the patient which shows how effective empathetic communication can enhance the patient experience and how miscommunication may lead to less-than-ideal outcomes for the limited English proficient patient.

Module Topics:
  • Presentation/Triage Interaction
  • Assessment
  • Interventions
  • Ongoing Monitoring
  • Outcomes
Features:
  • Interactive online modules
  • .75 CNE contact hours
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Authors:
Joop Breuer, RN, CEN, CCRN, FAEN 
Katrina Ceci, MSN, RN, TCRN, CPEN, NPD-BC, CEN
Mariann Cosby, DNP, RN, CEN, LNCC, FAEN
Sue Deyke, MSN, RN, CEN
Aaron Malsch, RN, MSN, GCNS-BC
Michelle Moccia, DNP, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, CCRN
Jaimie Ostrom, MSN, RN, CEN
Patricia Primmer, MAS, BSN, RN-BC
Rhyan Weaver, MSN-ED, RN, CEN, TCRN 
LaToria Woods, MSN, APRN, RN, CCNS 

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