- To consider educational needs that are specific for nurses providing care to older adults in the ED.
- To catalog several sources of high-quality geriatric ED nurse education.
- To hear from nursing practitioners about the benefits of geriatric-specific nursing initiatives.
Dr. Don Melady is an emergency physician at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada and a founding member of the Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative. He is the author of the website www.geri-EM.com – a CME accredited program for geriatric emergency medicine education – and the chair of the Geriatric EM committee of the International Federation of Emergency Medicine.