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Teaching Care of Older Adults
An ACES Workshop

Presented by national experts in simulation, nursing curriculum innovation and gerontological nursing

Charlotte Convention Center
Charlotte, NC
April 3, 2013
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

Come to an ACES (Advancing Care Excellence for Seniors) workshop and meet ACES simulated patients and unfolding cases. Get curriculum resources rich with evidence-based information. Find out how to incorporate the ACES simulated patients into your curriculum. 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).
  • View videos showing use of the ACES unfolding cases, and related simulations, to teach care of older adults
  • Discuss how to apply simulation debriefing techniques to facilitate student learning of quality 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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