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Innovations in Teaching
An ACES Workshop

Presented by national experts in nursing curriculum innovation and gerontological nursing

Double Tree by Hilton – BWI Airport
Linthicum, MD
November 9, 2012
8am - 4pm


  • Full day workshop
  • Continental Breakfast & Lunch
  • Admission to an NLN pre-summit workshop
  • Two follow up webinars
  • Eligibility for an NLN recognition award
  • 6 CEU hours

Advancing Care Excellence for Seniors (ACES) guides the teaching of nursing students to provide competent, individualized and humanistic care to older adults. This workshop addresses the complexity of decision making about care for the older adult in a variety of home, institutional and community-based settings.

Upon completion of the ACES Workshop – Innovations in Teaching, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand how the primary components of the NLN ACES framework promote quality care of older adults.
  • Discuss how the NLN ACES framework builds upon other initiatives such as the QSEN (Quality and Safety in Nursing Education), and the IOM’s (Institute of Medicine) series of reports on health care quality (Crossing the Quality Chasm Series).
  • Explain the pedagogical basis of the ACES unfolding cases.
  • Discuss how to apply simulation debriefing techniques to facilitate student learning of quality care of older adults.
  • Discuss the use of ACES unfolding cases to teach care of older adults.
  • Identify three ways to begin and sustain change related to teaching care of older adults within your course, team, or nursing program.

This workshop addresses the following Core Competencies for Nurse Educators©.

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