The Eastern Pennsylvania-Delaware Geriatric Education Center (EPaD GEC) has a variety of educational training tools for health care professionals, faculty and students committed to providing quality care for the elderly. Our purpose is to help improve geriatric training for all health care professionals by utilizing innovative teaching models, and evidence based practices in a variety of learning settings to include: didactic courses, clinical rotations, nursing homes, senior centers, hospitals, geriatric care facilities. We also offer web-based instruction such as self-directed learning modules, cases, and videos.
Our curriculum is developed by an interprofessional team of geriatric experts We've developed our curriculum based on team concepts, evidence based research, current geriatric issues/trends and rural and African American patients.
We are delighted you've decided to visit this page to explore our educational offerings.
If you are taking a program (student/learner): Please complete the participant profile, if you have participated in any EPaD GEC didactic and/or clinical educational experiences offered throughout our region.* (TJU, MWU, TCMC, UD,CCHS)
If you are teaching/sponsoring a program (faculty/educator): Please complete the program profile. This profile captures any EPaD GEC didactic and/or clinical educational experiences offered throughout our region.* (TJU, MWU, TCMC, UD,CCHS) For clinical experiences, please complete this additional form: Clinical Trainee Count Form.
*This information is crucial for our reports to the Federal Bureau of Health Professions, a major funding agency for geriatric-related education programs.
Please take a moment to answer our Educational Needs Assessment Survey to help us develop future programs.